Two Missouri hospitals recently earned top spots on IBM Watson’s newly released 100 Top Hospitals ranking for 2018. Mercy Hospital St. Louis and SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital made the list, which identifies top-performing hospitals.
Both of the hospitals were ranked among 2018’s best teaching hospitals. IBM Watson’s study analyzes 11 clinical and operational benchmarks from data from 2,840 acute care hospitals across the nation.
Missouri’s health innovation industry employs approximately 50,000 highly skilled individuals within more than 3,500 companies. And the state is home to the world’s first virtual care center, driven by the real-world expertise of our healthcare industry. Branded a “hospital without beds,” the Virtual Care Center provides remote support for intensive-care units, emergency rooms, physician’s offices, and even in patient’s homes.
Additionally, Missouri is home to some of the most prestigious hospitals, medical schools, and health companies in the world. 40 Missouri colleges and universities offer bachelor’s degrees or higher in biological or biomedical sciences.
For more information on Missouri’s health innovation industry check out our webpage, or contact Steve Johnson, CEO of Missouri Partnership, at 314.725.2688 or via our contact form. He will answer any questions you might have, and explain how Missouri Partnership can help with your business expansion and investment needs.