Ten Sutter Health Hospitals Honored as Top Performers on Key Quality Measures™ from The Joint Commission
Posted on Nov 8, 2013 in Quality
Ten Sutter Health network hospitals in Northern California and Hawaii earned recognition as Top Performers by The Joint Commission, the nation’s leading accreditor of health care organizations. Only 33 percent of Joint Commission-accredited hospitals in the U.S. earned the distinction.
Determined from accountability measures reported in 2012, hospitals showing exemplary performance use evidence-based clinical processes that are shown to improve care for certain medical conditions.
Sutter Health’s recognized hospitals include:
Eden Medical Center – Honored for care for heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical care
Alta Bates Summit Medical Center (Summit campus) – Honored for care for heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical care
Greater Sacramento Area:
Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital – Honored for care for pneumonia and surgical care
Sutter Medical Center of Santa Rosa – Honored for care for heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical care
San Francisco area:
California Pacific Medical Center (St. Luke’s campus) – Honored for care for heart failure, pneumonia and surgical care
Sutter Maternity and Surgery Center of Santa Cruz – Honored for surgical care
Sutter Solano Medical Center – Honored for care for heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical care
Kahi Mohala Behavioral Health – Honored for care for inpatient psychiatric services
About the Recognitions
Launched in September 2011, The Joint Commission’s Top Performer on Key Quality Measures™ program recognizes accredited hospitals that attain excellence on accountability measure performance. The program is based on data reported about evidence-based care processes for certain conditions, including heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia, surgical care, children’s asthma, inpatient psychiatric services, stroke, venous thromboembolism and immunization. The recognition occurs in the fall of each year and coincides with the publication of The Joint Commission’s “Improving America’s Hospitals” annual report.
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