Medical City Las Colinas today announced it has been recognized as a 2014 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in the United States.
Medical City Las Colinas was recognized for attaining and sustaining excellence in accountability measure performance for heart attack, pneumonia, surgical care, VTE and perinatal care, and is one of 1,043 hospitals out of more than 3,300 eligible hospitals in the United States to achieve the 2014 Top Performer distinction.
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, including heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia, surgical care, children’s asthma, stroke, venous thromboembolism and perinatal care, as well as for inpatient psychiatric services and immunizations.
“Medical City Las Colinas is pleased to receive this recognition for the fourth year in a row,” stated Daniela Decell, Chief Executive Officer, Medical City Las Colinas. “Staff from across the organization continue to work together to develop and implement approaches that have the potential to improve care for the patients in our community.”
For more information about the Top Performer program, visit http://www.jointcommission.org/accreditation/top_performers.aspx.