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Fortune Ranks Intermountain Alta View Hospital as Number One Small Community Hospital in the Nation

Intermountain Alta View Hospital in Sandy, Utah tops Fortune/Merative small community hospital list for 2022.

(PRUnderground) July 18th, 2022

Utah is home to the number one ranked small community hospital in the nation.

Intermountain Alta View Hospital in Sandy topped Fortune/Merative’s list of small community hospital on its 2022 Top 100 Hospitals list.

“This recognition, which was earned in the face of a pandemic, shows how dedicated the physicians and caregivers are at our hospital,” said Scott Roberson, administrator at Intermountain Alta View Hospital. “Their commitment to the community in helping people live the healthiest lives possible is what sets them apart in providing such a high level of care.”

This marks the eighth year that Intermountain Alta View Hospital has been ranked on this list, but the first time the Sandy community hospital has been ranked number one in the nation.

Merative, formally IBM Watson, is a data analytics and technology partner for the health industry. They use data to evaluate 2,650 hospitals to come up with their list of Top 100 Hospitals in the country. The Fortune/Merative 100 Top Hospitals list is determined using independent and objective research to analyze hospital performance.

Several other Intermountain Healthcare hospitals were also honored on this year’s Fortune/Merative list of top hospitals.

“The organizations on this year’s 100 Top Hospitals list represent those that held up best against the pandemic’s ongoing stress test. They achieved better results than peer institutions on performance indicators intended to measure clinical outcomes, operational efficiency, patient experience, and financial health,” noted the Fortune list.

Other factors considered in this year’s rankings included a hospitals community contributions and equity of care. Intermountain has put a major focus on improving access to care in underserved communities while also putting resources towards the social determinates of health.

By funding programs around housing and food insecurity, Intermountain is making an impact on the factors outside a hospital which affects a person’s well-being.

Other Intermountain facilities honored on this year’s list include Intermountain Logan Regional Hospital, which was ranked sixth in the nation for medium-sized community hospitals. It was the only hospital in Utah to make the list in this category.

Intermountain LDS Hospital in Salt Lake City was ranked 19th in the country for teaching hospitals. While Intermountain Riverton Hospital and Cedar City Hospital were also ranked on the list for small community hospitals.

To see all the hospitals on this year’s Top 100 list click here.

About Intermountain Healthcare

Based in Utah with locations in seven states and additional operations across the western U.S., Intermountain Healthcare is a nonprofit system of 33 hospitals, 385 clinics, medical groups with some 3,800 employed physicians and advanced practice providers, a health plans division with more than one million members called SelectHealth, and other health services. Helping people live the healthiest lives possible, Intermountain is committed to improving community health and is widely recognized as a leader in transforming healthcare by using evidence-based best practices to consistently deliver high-quality outcomes at sustainable costs. For more information, see Intermountain Healthcare.

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