Parrish Medical Center (PMC) has been recognized as a Top Performer on
Key Quality Measures® for the third consecutive year by The Joint
Commission, the leading accreditor of healthcare organizations in the
PMC was recognized as part of The Joint Commission’s 2015 annual
report “America’s Hospitals: Improving Quality and Safety,”
a summary of data on 49 accountability measures reported by more than
3,300 Joint Commission-accredited hospitals in 2014.
A Top Performer attains and sustains excellence in accountability measure
performance for heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical care.
PMC is one of only 435 of the 3,300 Joint Commission accredited hospitals
in the United States to achieve the Top Performer distinction for the
past three consecutive years.
The Top Performer program recognizes hospitals for improving performance
on evidence-based interventions that increase the chances of healthy outcomes
for patients. To be a Top Performer, hospitals had to meet three performance
- Achieving cumulative performance of 95 percent or above across all reported
- Achieving performance of 95 percent or above on each and every reported
accountability measure where there were at least 30 denominator cases; and
- Having at least one core measure set that had a composite rate of 95 percent
or above, and (within that measure set) all applicable individual accountability
measures had a performance rate of 95 percent or above.
“Delivering the right treatment in the right way at the right time
is a cornerstone of high-quality health care. I commend the efforts of
Parrish Medical Center for their excellent performance on the use of evidence-based
interventions,” said Mark R. Chassin, MD, FACP, MPP, MPH, president
and CEO, The Joint Commission in a letter from The Joint Commission.
“To fulfill our mission—Healing experiences for everyone all
the time® we make continuous performance improvement a priority,”
said George Mikitarian, President/CEO, Parrish Medical Center. “We
are proud to again be named a top performer as it recognizes the knowledge,
teamwork and dedication of our integrated teams of more than 1,300 care
partner employees, physicians, volunteers, and affiliated partners in
For more information about the Top Performer program, please visit The
Joint Commission website.
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