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Home > Mercy News > Mercy Medical Center earns ‘Top Performer on Key Quality Measures®’ Recognition from The Joint Commission
Published on November 20, 2015
Mercy Medical Center 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.
Mercy 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, venous thromboembolism (VTE) and stroke.
Mercy is one of only 1,043 hospitals out of more than 3,300 eligible hospitals in the United States to achieve the 2014 Top Performer distinction. Only 31.5 percent of Joint Commission accredited hospitals earned this status.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.
Find more information about the Top Performer program.