Little Company of Mary Hospital is Recognized as a ‘Top Performer’ on Key Quality Measures for the Second Consecutive Year

Little Company of Mary Hospital and Health Care Centers has been named one of the nation’s Top Performers on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission.  The Joint Commission accreditation and certification is recognized nationwide as a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to meeting certain performance standards.

Little Company of Mary Hospital was recognized as part of The Joint Commission’s 2014 annual report “America’s Hospitals: Improving Quality and Safety” for attaining and sustaining excellence in performance measures. Little Company of Mary was one of 1,224 hospitals in the United States to achieve the 2014 Top Performer distinction, based on 2013 data.

Little Company of Mary was recognized for its achievement on the following measure sets: Heart Attack, Heart Failure, Pneumonia, and Surgical Care.  To be named a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures®, hospitals 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.

“Our 2014 recognition by the Joint Commission further validates our commitment to the quality and safety of our patients, “said Dennis Reilly, President and CEO of Little Company of Mary Hospital and Health care Centers. “By following evidenced-based guidelines for interventions, our highly talented medical team is improving patient outcomes.”

Little Company of Mary has a rich history of providing the community with nationally recognized, high-quality care.  On September, 2014, Little Company of Mary completed its seven year Campus Transformation Project. The state-of-the-art West Pavilion patient tower allows the hospital to focus on its family-centered model and continue with their mission to care and provide the latest technology to heal.  For more information about Little Company of Mary, visit our website at LCMH.org

To view all 1,224 Top Performer Hospitals, including the hospitals that made the list in Illinois, please visit, http://www.jointcommission.org/assets/1/6/TP_state_list_2014.pdf.

 

 

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