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Mills-Peninsula Named Joint Commission Top Performer

TJC-generic-key-with-words-2015183x150Mills-Peninsula is one of 13 Sutter Health hospitals named this week as 2014 Top Performers on Key Quality Measures®  by The Joint Commission.

The Top Performer program recognizes U.S. hospitals for providing quality health care, specifically for excellence in evidence-based clinical processes shown to improve care for certain medical conditions. Mills-Peninsula was recognized for excellence in care for heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia, surgical care and perinatal care.

“Our teams take great pride in providing each patient with the highest quality care,” says Janet Wagner, Mills-Peninsula CEO. “This recognition from The Joint Commission affirms Mills-Peninsula’s dedication to quality and excellence in all we do.”

About the Recognitions
The Joint Commission Top Performer winners must meet three performance criteria based on 2014 accountability measure data, including:

  • Achieving cumulative performance of 95 percent or above across all reported accountability measures;
  • Achieving performance of 95 percent on each and every reported accountability measure with at least 30 denominator cases; and
  • Having at least one core measure with a composite rate of 95 percent or above, and (within that measure set) all applicable individual accountability measures with a performance rate of 95 percent or above.

The other 12 Sutter Health hospitals recognized this year include:

  • Eden Medical Center
  • Novato Community Hospital
  • Sutter Delta Medical Center
  • Sutter Lakeside Hospital
  • Sutter Maternity and Surgery Center, Santa Cruz
  • Sutter Santa Rosa Regional Hospital
  • Memorial Hospital Los Banos
  • Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital
  • Sutter Davis Hospital
  • Sutter Solano Medical Center
  • Sutter Coast Hospital
  • Kahi Mohala Behavioral Health in Hawaii

The Top Performer recognition occurs in the fall of each year and coincides with the Joint Commission’s America’s Hospitals: Improving Quality and Safety annual report.

About Mills-Peninsula Health Services
Founded in 1908, Mills-Peninsula Health Services, is a Sutter Health affiliate providing top ranked, patient centered medical care and health care innovation at inpatient and outpatient facilities in Burlingame and San Mateo, California. For more information, visit millspeninsula.org | facebook.com/millspeninsula | twitter.com/millspeninsula | our blog.