What is the Joint Commission Top Performers on Key Quality Measures List?
The Joint Commission (TJC) recognizes accredited hospitals and critical access hospitals that attained and sustained excellence in accountability measure performance during calendar year 2011. The Top Performers on Key Quality Measures™ are hospitals that represent the top 14 percent of Joint Commission-accredited hospitals (nationally) of those that report core measure performance data.
Who is The Joint Commission?
The Joint Commission is the leading accreditor of healthcare organizations in America. An independent, not-for-profit organization, TJC accredits and certifies more than 19,000 healthcare organizations and programs in the United States. Compliance with TJC’s national standards for healthcare quality and safety in hospitals demonstrates Tanner Health System’s dedication to implementing and sustaining healthcare best practices for you, your family and the community we serve.
"In achieving Joint Commission accreditation, Tanner Health System has demonstrated its commitment to the highest level of care for its patients," says Mark Pelletier, RN, MS, executive director, Hospital Programs, Accreditation and Certification Services, The Joint Commission. “Accreditation is a voluntary process, and I commend Tanner Health System for successfully undertaking this challenge to elevate its standard of care and instill confidence in the community it serves.”
What's the word on accreditation?
TJC accreditation standards provide guidance and support to ensure that Tanner Health System facilities are following best practices in the care that we provide our patients. TJC accreditation is completely voluntary and participation demonstrates Tanner Health System’s dedication to excellence in healthcare quality and patient safety.
View the entire list of 2011 Joint Commission Top Performers.