Morris Hospital Repeats on Becker’s List
June 5, 2017, Morris, Illinois – Becker’s Hospital Review released today the 2017 edition of its list of 100 Great Community Hospitals, with Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers included for the second year in a row.
According to Becker’s Hospital Review, the hospitals included on the list are recognized for quality, patient satisfaction and overall excellence and play a key role in their communities as the centerpiece for healthcare. The Becker’s Hospital Review editorial team selected hospitals for inclusion based on analysis of key awards, rankings and certifications in addition to the hospital’s reputation for leadership and innovation.
The list includes independent community hospitals as well as facilities affiliated with large health systems. For the purpose of this list, Becker’s defines a community hospital as a facility with no more than 550 beds.
Morris Hospital is one of five hospitals in Illinois to make the 2017 Great Community Hospitals list. Hospitals do not pay to be included.
“We’re very pleased to be included on Becker’s Great Community Hospitals list for a second consecutive year,” says Mark Steadham, President & CEO. “Recognition like this is a reflection of the excellent care provided by the physicians and staff who care for our patients.”
Becker’s Hospital Review is a monthly publication offering up-to-date business and legal news and analysis relating to hospitals and health systems. This is the sixth year Becker’s has published a list of 100 Great Community Hospitals. For the 2017 list, go to http://bit.ly/2rg1QCy.
Serving patients at 25 locations in 11 communities, Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers includes the 89-bed Morris Hospital, as well as physician offices in Braidwood, Channahon, Dwight, Gardner, Marseilles, Mazon, Minooka, Morris, Newark, Ottawa and Yorkville. Through the services of over 1,700 healthcare professionals, physicians and volunteers, Morris Hospital provides lifesaving cardiac intervention with angioplasty and stents, a radiation therapy center for cancer patients, a state-of-the-art intensive care unit, and immediate care services at three locations. Morris Hospital is a Level II trauma center, a Level II perinatal care provider with an intermediate care nursery, and a Primary Stroke Center. Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers is a recipient of The Advisory Board Company’s 2017 Workplace of the Year Award for having outstanding employee engagement.