Good Samaritan Hospital Earns ‘Top Performer on Key Quality Measures(R)’ Recognition from The Joint Commission

SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 4, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Good Samaritan Hospital 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.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; andHave 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 Good Samaritan Hospital 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.“Being recognized by The Joint Commission is a product of our entire team’s commitment to deliver quality care to our patients every day. We understand what matters most to patients at Good Samaritan Hospital 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 Paul Beaupre, CEO, Good Samaritan Hospital. “Good Samaritan Hospital is proud to be named a Top Performer as it recognizes the knowledge, teamwork and dedication of our entire hospital staff.”Allison Everman