For the fifth consecutive year Memorial Hospital has been recognized as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in the United States. Memorial is one of only 117 hospitals in the country to achieve this distinction five years in a row.
“I am proud of our entire team of physicians, nurses and staff for making sure our patients achieve high quality care with successful outcomes,” said Memorial Hospital President & CEO Jim O’Loughlin. “This recognition reaffirms our commitment to delivering quality care in a safe and caring environment.”
Memorial Hospital was recognized as part of The Joint Commission’s 2015 annual report “America’s Hospitals: Improving Quality and Safety,” for attaining and sustaining excellence in accountability measure performance for heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia, surgical care, stroke and perinatal care.
The Top Performer program recognizes hospitals for improving performance on evidence-based interventions that increase the chances of healthy outcomes for patients with certain conditions.
“Delivering the right treatment in the right way at the right time is a cornerstone of high-quality health care. I commend the efforts of Memorial Hospital for their excellent performance on the use of evidence-based interventions,” said Mark R. Chassin, MD, FACP, MPP, MPH, president and CEO, The Joint Commission.
For more information about the Top Performer program, visit www.jointcommission.org/accreditation/top_performers.aspx.