Joint Commission Recognizes MedStar St. Mary's


LEONARDTOWN, Md. (Nov. 24, 2015)—MedStar St. Mary's Hospital was recently recognized as a 2014 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of healthcare organizations in the United States.

MedStar St. Mary's was recognized as part of The Joint Commission's 2015 annual report, "America's Hospitals: Improving Quality and Safety," for attaining and sustaining excellence in accountability measure performance for heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia, surgical care and perinatal care.

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.

"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 MedStar St. Mary's Hospital 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."

Visit http://jointcommission.org/accreditation/top_performers.aspx for more information about the Top Performer program.

Source: MedStar St. Mary's Hospital

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