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Three Sutter Affiliates Earn Top Performer Recognition from The Joint Commission

Posted by on Nov 13, 2014 in Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital, Sutter Davis Hospital, Sutter Solano Medical Center | 0 comments

The Joint Commission logoSACRAMENTO – Three Sutter Health Sacramento Sierra Region affiliates were recognized this week as being a 2013 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in the United States.

Sutter Davis Hospital, Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital and Sutter Solano Medical Center were recognized as part of The Joint Commission’s 2014 annual report “America’s Hospitals: Improving Quality and Safety” for attaining and sustaining excellence in accountability measure performance. The affiliates are three of 1,224 hospitals in the United States to achieve the 2013 Top Performer distinction.

Sutter Davis Hospital and Sutter Auburn Faith were recognized for excellence in pneumonia and surgical care; while Sutter Solano Medical Center was recognized for excellence in heart failure, pneumonia and surgical care.

To be a 2013 Top Performer, hospitals had to meet three performance criteria based on 2013 accountability measure data, including:

  • Achieving cumulative performance of 95 percent or above across all reported accountability measures;
  • Achieving performance of 95 percent or above on each and every reported accountability measure where there were at least 30 denominator cases; and
  • Having at least one core measure set that had a composite rate of 95 percent or above, and (within that measure set) all applicable individual accountability measures had a performance rate of 95 percent or above.

“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 (organization name) for their excellent performance on the use of evidence-based interventions,” said Mark R. Chassin, M.D., FACP, M.P.P., M.P.H., president and CEO, The Joint Commission.

Posted by on Nov 13, 2014 in Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital, Sutter Davis Hospital, Sutter Solano Medical Center | 0 comments