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East Cooper Medical Center Recognized by IBM Watson Health as One of Nation’s 100 Top Hospitals

Mar 14, 2019 02:29PM

East Cooper Medical Center is pleased to announce that it has been named one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals by IBM Watson Health™. This study spotlights top-performing hospitals in the United States based on a balanced scorecard of publicly available clinical, operational and patient satisfaction metrics and data.

 “The team at East Cooper Medical Center works diligently to ensure each patient receives high-quality care close to home every day,” said Patrick Downes, Chief Executive Officer of East Cooper Medical Center. “We are the only South Carolina hospital on the list this year. This recognition from IBM Watson Health is a testament of the fantastic medical services available on this side of the bridge and we are grateful to be the hospital of choice for many local families. Congratulations to our team on this honor!” 

“The country’s best hospitals have proven that an unrelenting focus on quality, supported by constant measurement against peer performance benchmarks, can drive improved outcomes while reducing costs and growing profit margins,” said Jean Chenoweth, senior vice president, 100 Top Hospitals Program, IBM Watson Health. “Congratulations to this 25th anniversary class of 100 Top Hospitals who have helped raise the bar for healthcare in the U.S. and improve the healthcare experiences of the people in their communities.