Prime Healthcare Services, which includes San Diego’s Alvarado Hospital and Paradise Valley Hospital, was named one of the top 15 health systems in America by research firm Truven Health Analytics.

San Diego’s Scripps Health was also named in the list of the top 15 health systems in the nation.

Prime Healthcare Services is based in Ontario, California, but operates 21 hospitals around the U.S.

More than 300 health systems were assessed to identify the top 15. The hospitals were measured across 12 performance metrics, including mortality and complications incidence, patient safety, and operating profit margin.

— SDBJ Staff Report