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St. Clair, Butler Memorial hospitals lauded in IBM study

| Monday, March 5, 2018, 11:12 a.m.
St. Clair Hospital in Mt. Lebanon
Justin Merriman | Tribune-Review
St. Clair Hospital in Mt. Lebanon
Butler Memorial Hospital
Butler Health System
Butler Memorial Hospital

St. Clair Hospital in Mt. Lebanon and Butler Memorial Hospital were named Top 100 performing hospitals by IBM Watson Health, a division of IBM.

The study, conducted annually since 1993, said St. Clair and Butler Memorial achieved better risk-adjusted outcomes while maintaining a lower average cost and higher profit margins than peer hospitals in the category of large community hospitals.

Hospitals were evaluated in areas including survival rates, complications and infections, lengths of stay, emergency wait times and patient satisfaction.

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