King’s Daughters Medical Center Ohio announced today that it 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.
King’s Daughters Ohio 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 Surgical Care and Immunization. King’s Daughters Ohio is one
of only 1,043 hospitals out of more than 3,300 eligible hospitals in the
United States to achieve the 2014
Top Performer distinction.
Top Performer program recognizes hospitals for improving performance on evidence-based
interventions that increase the chances of healthy outcomes for patients
with certain conditions. The performance measures included in the recognition
program including heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia, surgical care,
children’s asthma, inpatient psychiatric services, stroke, venous
thromboembolism, perinatal care, immunization, tobacco treatment and substance use.
To be a 2014
Top Performer, hospitals had to meet three performance criteria based on 2014 accountability
measure data, including:
- Achieve cumulative performance of 95 percent or above across all reported
- 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.
“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
King’s Daughters Ohio for their excellent performance on the use
of evidence-based interventions,” said Mark R. Chassin, MD, FACP,
MPP, MPH, president and CEO, The Joint Commission.
“We understand what matters most to patients at King’s Daughters
Ohio is the quality and safety of the care they receive. That is why we
have made it a top priority to achieve positive patient outcomes through
evidence-based care processes,” said Kim Grooms, KDMC Ohio administrator.
“King’s Daughters Ohio is proud to be named a
Top Performer as it recognizes the knowledge, teamwork and dedication of our entire
For more information about the
Top Performer program, visit