October 30, 2013
RESTON, VA— Reston Hospital Center was named Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of healthcare organizations in America. This is the third year that Reston Hospital Center has been recognized by The Joint Commission for exemplary performance in using evidence-based clinical processes that are shown to improve care for certain conditions.
The clinical processes focus on 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. Reston Hospital Center was recognized for its achievements in heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia, and surgical care. It is earning the distinction of Top Performer on Key Quality Measures for attaining and sustaining excellence in accountability measure performance and achieving a cumulative performance of 95 percent or above across all reported accountability measures.
“Reston Hospital Center prides ourselves on providing high quality patient care, “ stated John Deardorff, chief executive officer and president of Reston Hospital Center. “ We are diligent about implementing processes to keep our patients safe and are honored to be recognized by the Joint Commission as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures for our work. Reston Hospital Center will continue to prevail as an example of high quality patient care and advanced medical services in our community.”
In addition to being included in today’s release of The Joint Commission’s “Improving America’s Hospitals” annual report, Reston Hospital Center will be recognized on The Joint Commission’s Quality Check website (www.qualitycheck.org). The Top Performer program will be featured in the December issues of The Joint Commission Perspectives and The Source.