ONTARIO, Calif., March 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Prem Reddy, M.D., FACC, FCCP, Chairman, President and CEO of Prime Healthcare Services, today was ranked among NJBIZ's "Power 50: Healthcare."
Dr. Reddy was picked as healthcare's ninth most powerful person in New Jersey, in an annual list that highlights the power players involved in a changing healthcare landscape. Prime Healthcare has two acquisitions, St. Mary's Hospital in Passaic and Saint Michael's Medical Center in Newark, pending approval by state officials.
This list was compiled and ranked by the editors of NJBIZ after discussions with leaders in the healthcare field in New Jersey.
Prime Healthcare was recognized in 2012 as one of the Top 15 Health Systems in the nation by Thomson Reuters, based on quality of care, efficiency and patient satisfaction. Prime Healthcare ranked higher than the other 21 health systems in California and more than 30 other health systems on the West Coast. No health system in New Jersey, New York or Connecticut has ever earned this recognition. In addition, Thomson Reuters ranked Prime Healthcare as the Top 10 Health System in 2009. In 2013, eight Prime Healthcare hospitals ranked among the "100 Top" hospitals in the nation by Truven Health Analytics (formerly Thomson Reuters).
Prime Healthcare Services
Ontario, CA-based Prime Healthcare Services (www.primehealthcare.com), with a motto of "Saving Hospitals, Saving Jobs and Saving Lives," is one of the largest hospital companies in the nation.
Prime Healthcare was recognized as one of the "15 Top Health Systems in the Nation" in 2012, based on quality of healthcare and patient satisfaction. It was also recognized as a top health system in 2009. In 2013, eight Prime Healthcare hospitals were ranked among the "100 Top Hospitals" in the nation by Truven Health Analytics (formerly Thomson Reuters). Prime Healthcare hospitals have earned the award 21 times. In addition, eight Prime Healthcare hospitals earned national recognition as "Top Performer on Key Quality Measures," (Top 18 percent), in 2012 from The Joint Commission, the leading Medicare accreditation organization in the country.
Through their subsidiaries, Prime Healthcare Services and the non-profit Prime Healthcare Foundation have more than 20,000 employees and own and operate 21 acute-care hospitals: Alvarado Hospital Medical Center, Centinela Hospital Medical Center, Chino Valley Medical Center, Desert Valley Hospital, Encino Hospital Medical Center, Garden Grove Hospital Medical Center, Huntington Beach Hospital, La Palma Intercommunity Hospital, Montclair Hospital Medical Center, Paradise Valley Hospital, San Dimas Community Hospital, Shasta Regional Medical Center, Sherman Oaks Hospital and West Anaheim Medical Center – in California, Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center – in Nevada, Lower Bucks Hospital and Roxborough Memorial Hospital – in Pennsylvania, Dallas Medical Center, Harlingen Medical Center, Knapp Medical Center and Pampa Regional Medical Center – in Texas.
SOURCE Prime Healthcare Services