November 16, 2015
Garden Park Medical Center (GPMC) is being recognized by The Joint Commission as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® for 2014, five years in a row. This achievement demonstrates that Garden Park Medical Center’s commitment to assuring that evidence-based interventions delivered in the right way and at the right time – because it’s the right thing to do for the patients.
The Joint Commission’s Top Performer on Key Quality Measures program recognizes accredited hospitals that attain excellence in accountability measure performance. Recognition in the program is based on an aggregation of ORYX® accountability measure data reported to The Joint Commission during the previous calendar year. The data report on evidence-based interventions for heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia, surgical care, children’s asthma care, hospital-based inpatient psychiatric services, stroke, venous thromboembolism (VTE), immunization and perinatal care. GPMC is one of 1,224 hospitals surveyed. Garden Park Medical Center is being recognized for the following four measure sets: Heart Failure, Pneumonia, Surgical Care and Perinatal Care.
The Joint Commission launched the Top Performer on Key Quality Measures program to encourage hospitals to consistently improve their performance on accountability measures by publicly recognizing those that ultimately achieve excellence in this arena. The ultimate goal is to improve the care provided to patients in all aspects addressed by these accountability measures.