Sanford named on Becker’s Hospital Review of 100 Integrated Health Systems to Know

(Sioux Falls, SD) – Sanford Health has been named to Becker Hospital Review’s list of "100 Integrated Health Systems to Know.” Sanford Health supports more than 26,000 employees and 1,360 physicians, and it is the largest, rural, not-for profit health care system in the nation including locations in eight states.

Beckers_287X66Sanford’s integrated health system reaches 81 specialty areas including the heart hospital, orthopedic/sports medicine and breast cancer research. These added specialties, in addition to basic care, are important to our patients as it allows them to receive a variety of services under one roof.

The list highlights specific health systems that focus on the continuum of care, from wellness and preventive services to urgent care, inpatient care, outpatient care, hospice, health plan offerings and more.

The health systems that appear on Becker’s Hospital Review are chosen by its editorial team and are ranked on the basis of healthcare analytics company IMS Health, as well as health systems' financial, clinical and operational strength.

Hospitals and health systems cannot pay for inclusion on this list.

The full list can be read here: 100 Integrated Health Systems to Know

About Becker’s Hospital Review

Becker's Hospital Review is a bimonthly publication offering up-to-date business and legal news and analysis relating to hospitals and health systems. Content is geared toward high level hospital leaders and includes hospital and health system news, best practices and legal guidance specifically for these decision makers. Each issue of Becker's Hospital Review reaches more than 18,000 people, primarily acute-care hospital CEOs and CFOs.

About Sanford Health

Sanford Health is an integrated health system headquartered in the Dakotas and is now the largest, rural, not-for-profit health care system in the nation with locations in 126 communities in eight states. In addition, Sanford Health is in the process of developing international clinics in Ireland, Ghana, Israel and Mexico.

Sanford Health includes 35 hospitals, 140 clinic locations and 1,360 physicians in 81 specialty areas of medicine. With more than 26,000 employees, Sanford Health is the largest employer in North and South Dakota. The system is experiencing dynamic growth and development in conjunction with Denny Sanford's nearly $700 million in gifts, the largest ever to a health care organization in America. These gifts are making possible the implementation of several initiatives including global children's clinics, multiple research centers and finding cures for type 1 diabetes and breast cancer. For more information, please visit sanfordhealth.org.

 

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Contact:

Jessica Brovold
Sanford Media Strategist – Sioux Falls Region
(605) 366-2432 / Jessica.brovold@sanfordhealth.org   
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