PMC Earns Top 100 SafeCare Hospitals Distinction
Parrish Medical Center (PMC) has earned the Top 100 SafeCare Hospitals®
distinction from The SafeCare Group, based in Lexington, Kentucky.
According to the SafeCare Group, this distinction is not an award that
hospitals receive but one that is earned based upon performance in the
comprehensive, evidence-based metrics of the Centers of Medicare and Medicaid
(CMS) hospital value-based program (HVBP), readmissions reduction program
(HRRP), and acquired complications reduction program (HACRP).
“These 100 hospitals are the top two (2) percent of all U.S. hospitals,
representing the nation’s top performing hospitals in 40 evidence-based
metrics of CMS HVBP, HRRP, and HACRP…This is truly an accomplishment
for your hospital, its staff, and medical staff,” wrote Yisrael
M. Safeek, MD, MBA, CPE, FACPE, CEO & chairman, The SafeCare Group,
in his congratulatory email to Parrish.
“This is the latest evidence that our network of healthcare professionals,
is providing the patients we are honored to serve with superior levels
of quality, safety and healing patient experiences, while also lowering
overall healthcare costs,” said George Mikitarian, PMC president
and chief executive officer. “We are proud of our care partners
[employees, physicians and volunteers] who share a commitment to placing
the health and well-being of patients above