DENVER, March 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Swisslog, a leading supplier of automation and software solutions for supply chain management, material transport and medication management, congratulates the nation's 100 best hospitals, selected by Healthgrades in its annual review. The listing of America's 100 Best Hospitals™ honors the top 2% of US hospitals, selected solely on their clinical quality and patient outcomes.
America's best hospitals outperform their competitors on critical measures. Swisslog is honored to count 86% of these top hospitals as its customers. Swisslog automated solutions enable the best hospitals to achieve greater operational efficiency, lower their risk of medication errors and reduce waste.
Each year, Healthgrades rewards exceptional performance across multiple disciplines. The hospitals recognized exhibit excellence and consistency year over year - representing the best clinical care available. Consumers rely on Healthgrades' research for selecting the best care providers. In fact, hospitals on the Healthgrades list reported 26.5% lower risk-adjusted, mortality rates when compared with all other hospitals.
Swisslog Healthcare Solutions is the leading supplier of automation and software solutions for supply chain management, material transport and medication management in healthcare facilities. Swisslog has installed facility-wide and pharmacy automation systems in more than 3,000 hospitals worldwide, including more than 2,000 in North America. Denver-based Swisslog Healthcare Solutions offers total system design, manufacturing, installation and customer support – providing an integrated solution for lean workflow and operations that enhances information access, patient safety and cost efficiency.
Healthgrades, headquartered in Denver, Colorado, is the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals. Today, more than one million people a day use the Healthgrades websites to search, compare and connect with hospitals and physicians based on the most important measures when selecting a healthcare provider: experience, hospital quality and patient satisfaction. For more information about Healthgrades, visit http://www.healthgrades.com.
Swisslog designs, develops, and delivers best-in-class automation for forward-thinking hospitals, warehouses, and distribution centers. We offer integrated solutions from a single source – from consulting to design, implementation and lifetime customer service. Behind the company's success are 2,500 employees worldwide, supporting customers in more than 50 countries.
Swisslog is part of the KUKA group, a leading global supplier of intelligent automation solutions. www.kuka.com
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