New York—September 19, 2012
The announcement of Top Performers has been highly anticipated by hospitals across the country, recognizing their achievements in attaining excellence in accountability measure performance.
“The 620 Top Performers are leading the way in quality improvement, as American hospitals as a whole continue to make strides,” said Mark R. Chassin, M.D., President of The Joint Commission. “While all hospitals achieving improvements deserve congratulations, those making this list have achieved an exemplary level of performance.”
The Joint Commission’s annual report presents scientific evidence of how hospital performance relates to common medical conditions and procedures. The report shines a light on hospitals based on their performance related to 45 accountability measures. HSS was recognized as a Top Performer for surgical care.
Hospitals recognized by The Joint Commission represent the top 18 percent of Joint Commission accredited hospitals reporting core measure performance data for 2011. Last year, 405 hospitals were recognized, representing the top 14 percent of Joint Commission accredited hospitals.
The Top Performers for 2012 will be formally announced today, when The Joint Commission publishes its “Improving America’s Hospitals” annual report.
Here is a link to the annual report.
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