Texoma Medical Center Earns Top Performer on Key Quality Measures Recognition from The Joint Commission
Texoma Medical CEnter Earns Top Performer on Key Quality MeasuresTM Recognition from The Joint Commission
(Denison, TX/September 19, 2012)
Texoma Medical Center today was named one of the nation’s Top Performers on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in America. Texoma Medical Center was recognized by The Joint Commission for exemplary performance in using evidence-based clinical processes that are shown to improve care for certain conditions, including heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia, surgical care, children’s asthma, stroke and venous thrombo embolism, as well as inpatient psychiatric services.
“We are extremely pleased and honored to be recognized by The Joint Commission for patient quality,” said Ronald T. Seal, Chief Executive Officer of Texoma Medical Center. “Providing top quality patient care is always our number one goal. We will continue to strive to become the best of the best for healthcare in this region.”
Texoma Medical Center is one of 620 hospitals in the U.S. earning the distinction of Top Performers on Key Quality Measures for attaining and sustaining excellence in accountability measure performance. Texoma Medical Center was recognized for its achievement on the following measure sets: Heart Attack, Heart Failure, Pneumonia, and
Surgical Care. The ratings are based on an aggregation of accountability measure data reported to The Joint Commission during the 2011 calendar year. The list of Top Performers increased by 50 percent from its debut last year and represents 18 percent of more than 3,400 eligible accredited hospitals reporting data.
In addition to being included in today’s release of The Joint Commission’s Improving America’s Hospital’s” annual report, Texoma Medical Center is recognized on The Joint Commission’s Quality Check website (www.qualitycheck.org). The Top Performer program will be featured in the October issues of The Joint Commission Perspectives and The Joint Commission: The Source.
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