Brandon Regional Hospital March 06, 2019

Brandon Regional Hospital (BRH) was recently named one of the nation's 100 Top Hospitals by IBM Watson Health. This recognition spotlights 100 top-performing hospitals in the U.S. based on publicly available data and performance related to clinical outcomes, operational efficiency, and financial metrics.

The IBM Watson Health 100 Top Hospitals study uses a scorecard that assesses hospitals of similar size and teaching status. Over 5500 hospitals were evaluated, and the 100 highest performing hospitals had lower mortality rates, fewer patient complications, provided faster emergency care, kept expenses low, and scored higher on patient experience.

"Providing patients with the high quality and compassionate care that they deserve is our driving force," says Bland Eng, Chief Executive Officer of Brandon Regional Hospital. "Being recognized as part of the 100 Top Hospitals by IBM Watson Health demonstrates our commitment to quality, patient outcomes, and delivering better care at a lower cost."

Brandon Regional Hospital was listed under the Teaching Hospital category on the 100 Top Hospitals list. The hospital started its teaching program in 2015 and currently has over 170 physicians enrolled, positioning itself to be a regional leader in Graduate Medical Education. The Graduate Medical Education program at Brandon Regional Hospital provides residency opportunities in 7 different specialties including an Emergency Medicine Residency, Internal Medicine Residency, Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency, and Surgical Residency.

For more information on Brandon Regional Hospital, visit BrandonHospital.com.

About Brandon Regional Hospital

Brandon Regional Hospital (BRH) is one of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services and Graduate Medical Education. BRH is a 422-bed facility offering specialty services including the Heart & Vascular Center, where the latest in cardiovascular surgery and minimally invasive techniques are performed, The Pediatric Center, The Women's Center, which includes our Baby Suites and 22 bed Level III neonatal intensive care unit with physician service provided by All Children's Specialty Physicians, and a designated Bariatric Center of Excellence. The hospital is located at 119 Oakfield Drive in Brandon, Fla. For more information, visit www.BrandonHospital.com.

If you would like more information about this topic, please contact Natalia Diaz at (813) 916-0634 or email at Natalia.Diaz@HCAhealthcare.com.