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|Forty-One Health Management Hospitals Achieve Quality Measures to Rank on Joint Commission “Top Performers” List|
Thirty of the Hospitals Have Made the List in Both Years It Has Been Published
“This recognition is based on the strong commitment of our physicians
and Associates to provide the highest-quality care possible,” said
Each of the hospitals that were named as a Top Performer on Key Quality
Measures met two 95 percent performance thresholds on 2011
accountability measure data, according to
A 95 percent score means a hospital provided an evidence-based practice 95 times out of a 100 opportunities to provide the practice.
“When we raise the bar and provide the proper guidance and tools,
hospitals have responded with excellent results,” says
In addition to being included in today’s release of The Joint
Commission’s “Improving America’s Hospitals” annual report (http://www.jointcommission.org/annualreport.aspx),
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