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Parkview Huntington earns top honors

Posted: Friday, November 1, 2013

Parkview Huntington was named “Top Performer on Key Quality Measures” by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in America. This designation recognizes hospitals for exemplary performance in using evidence-based clinical processes that are shown to improve care for heart attack, pneumonia, surgery, children’s asthma, stroke and venous thromboembolism, as well as inpatient psychiatric services. New this year is a category for immunization for pneumonia and influenza.

“Our physicians, nurses and staff take pride in providing excellent quality care to our patients every day,” said Darlene Garrett, president, Parkview Huntington Hospital. “This recognition by The Joint Commission reaffirms that we’re taking the right steps as we look to improve our care delivered to patients.”

Parkview Huntington is one of 1,099 hospitals in the U.S. earning the distinction of Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® for attaining and sustaining excellence in accountability measure performance. Parkview Huntington was recognized for its achievement on measure sets for pneumonia and surgical care during the 2012 calendar year. All hospitals that were named as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures must: Achieve cumulative performance of 95 percent or above across all reported accountability measures; Achieve performance of 95 percent or above on each and every reported accountability measure where there are at least 30 denominator cases and have at least one core measure set that has a composite rate of 95 percent or above.

“Parkview Huntington has demonstrated an exceptional commitment to quality improvement and they should be proud of their achievement,” says Mark R. Chassin, president and chief executive officer, The Joint Commission.