San Ramon Regional Medical Center Earns ‘Top Performer on Key Quality Measures®’ Recognition from The Joint CommissionOct 1, 2019
(San Ramon, CA, November 13, 2014) – San Ramon Regional Medical Center today announced it has been recognized as a 2013 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission, the leading ac-creditor of health care organizations in the United States. San Ramon Regional Medical Center 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 accountability measure performance for heart attack, pneumonia and surgical care quality measures.
San Ramon Regional Medical Center is one of 1,224 hospitals in the United States to achieve the 2013 Top Performer distinction.
The Top Performer program recognizes hospitals for improving performance on evidence-based interventions that increase the chances of healthy outcomes for patients with certain conditions, including heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia, surgical care, children’s asthma, stroke, venous thromboembolism and perinatal care, as well as for inpatient psychiatric services and immunizations.
San Ramon Regional Medical Center is one of only of 712 hospitals to achieve the Top Performer distinction for the past two consecutive years.
- To be a 2013 Top Performer, hospitals had to meet three performance criteria based on 2013 accountability measure data, including:
- Achieving cumulative performance of 95 percent or above across all reported accountability measures;
- Achieving performance of 95 percent or above on each and every reported accountability measure where there were at least 30 denominator cases; and
- Having at least one core measure set that had a composite rate of 95 percent or above, and (within that measure set) all applicable individual accountability measures had a performance rate of 95 percent or above.
"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 San Ramon Regional Medical Center for their excellent performance on the use of evidence-based interventions,” said Mark R. Chassin, M.D., FACP, M.P.P., M.P.H., president and CEO, The Joint Commission.
"We understand what matters most to patients at San Ramon Regional Medical Center 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 through evidence-based care processes,” said Gary Sloan, CEO, San Ramon Regional Medical Center. “We are proud to be named a Top Performer as it recognizes the knowledge, teamwork and dedication of our entire hospital staff,” said Mr. Sloan.
For more information about the Top Performer program, visit http://www.jointcommission.org/accreditation/top_performers.aspx.
About San Ramon Regional Medical Center
San Ramon Regional Medical Center is a 123-bed, acute-care hospital with 24-hour emergency care, inpatient and outpatient services. After undergoing an on‐site evaluation and demonstrating compliance with nationally developed standards for stroke care, San Ramon Regional has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval™ for certification as a Primary Stroke Center, serving as a Stroke Receiving Hospital for Contra Costa County. Other hospital programs include: Blood Conservation, Breast Center, Cardiac Care, Cancer Care, Diabetes & Nutrition Services, Birthing Center, Orthopedics, Pediatrics, Spine & Joint Treatment, a Wound Care Center and Outpatient Therapy Services. For more information, visit San Ramon Medical Center.