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Monterey Park Hospital Earns Top Performer Recognition from The Joint Commission

We are pleased to announce The Joint Commission has named Monterey Park Hospital as a 2015 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures®. The hospital is one of only 1,043 hospitals in the United States to achieve this distinction based on excellence in accountability measure performance.

Monterey Park Hospital has been recognized for its achievement on the following 2015 accountability measure set(s): Heart Attack, Heart Failure, Pneumonia, Surgical Care, VTE, Stroke, Immunization and Perinatal Care.

In order to be named a Top Performer, a hospital 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 with at least 30 denominator cases; and
  • Have at 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.

“We understand what matters most to our patients at Monterey Park Hospital which is the quality and safety of the care they receive. That is why we have made it a top priority to improve positive patient outcomes, address patient safety and quality of care through evidence based care processes” said Philip A. Cohen, Chief Executive Officer at Monterey Park Hospital. “We are proud to be named a Top Performer and thank our entire hospital staff for their dedication, knowledge and teamwork.”

For more information about the Top Performer program, including eligibility criteria, visit http://www.jointcommission.org/accreditation/top_performers.aspx.