What Makes a Top 100 Hospital

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“What Makes a Top 100 Hospital”
Kerri Williams
Intro To Health Services Management

"What Makes a Top 100 Hospital". Your assignment is to visit one of the websites of one of the 20 top 100 hospitals on the list in this link: Top 20 out of Top 100 Hospitals. After reviewing the hospital and health system, and analyzing its services and organizational structure, you are to write a 500 to 1,000 words (2 to 4 pages) paper on what you feel has made this facility a top 100 hospital. All papers must be submitted in the APA format, which includes title page and reference page, with APA formatted references. In Doc Sharing you will find additional Application Paper information for this assignment.

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John Hopkins ranks number 3 overall in the country in cancer specialties, number one in psychiatry, ear, nose, throat, and neurology and neurosurgery specialties when it comes to adult patients (Allgeyer, 2011). In regards to pediatric care, John Hopkins Hospital ranks ninth overall in cancer care, pulmonology, and urology. John Hopkins also ranks very well and certainly near the top of the list in the country in Neonatology, Gastroenterology, Orthopedics, Diabetes & Endocrinology, and Cardiology & Heart Surgery amongst other essential care options.
Clearly, patient care is also a critical factor in how hospitals in general around the nation are chosen for the top 20, 50, and 100 lists that are generated on a year to year basis and fairly so since it is one of the most important parts of the criterion (Allgeyer, 2011). The national average for customer satisfaction for overall hospitals is 69% and that percentage of voters specifically would recommend their hospitals to their friends and family (Reed & May, 2011). John Hopkins Hospitals just happens to hold an 85% overall positive customer satisfaction, which is well above the national average and pretty much lets you know that a lot of people get a lot out of the hospital and a lot of people think that this hospital is very effective at what they do (Reed & May, 2011). The national average for people not recommending their hospitals to family and friends are at 5%, while

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