Medical City McKinney 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 McKinney was recognized for attaining and sustaining excellence in accountability measure performance for heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia, surgical care, stroke 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.
This is the fourth year Medical City McKinney has been recognized as a Top Performer. Medical City McKinney was recognized in 2012 for heart failure, heart attack, pneumonia and surgical care; 2011 for heart failure, heart attack and pneumonia; and in 2013 for heart failure, heart attack, pneumonia and surgical care. For more information about the Top Performer program, visit http://www.jointcommission.org/accreditation/top_performers.aspx.