Belmont Pines Hospital Earns ‘Top Performer on Key Quality Measures®’ Recognition from The Joint Commission
Belmont Pines Hospital 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. Belmont Pines Hospital 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 inpatient psychiatric services. Belmont Pines Hospital is one of 1,043 hospitals in the United States to achieve the 2014 Top Performer distinction.
This is the second consecutive year Belmont Pines Hospital has been recognized as a Top Performer.
To be a 2014 Top Performer, hospitals had to meet three performance criteria based on 2014 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 a least one core measure set that had a composite rate of 95 percent or above, and within that measure set, achieve a performance rate of 95 percent or above on all applicable individual accountability measures.
“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 Belmont Pines Hospital 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.
For more information about the Top Performer program, visit http://www.jointcommission.org/accreditation/top_performers.aspx.