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Eight Adventist Health hospitals earn Top Performer recognition from The Joint Commission

Awards & Recognition

We are pleased to announce that eight Adventist Health hospitals earned 2014 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® recognition from The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in the United States. Only 1,043 hospitals out of more than 3,300 eligible hospitals in the country achieve this distinction based on excellence in accountability measure performance. 

The Joint Commission Top Performer Chart

In order to be named a Top Performer, a hospital 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 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. 


 “We are proud of these Adventist Health facilities and all they have done to address patient safety and quality of care,” says Scott Reiner, president and CEO of Adventist Health. “I want to congratulate the staff members at each of these hospitals for achieving this recognition.” 

 “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 Adventist Health 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. For more information about the Top Performer program, including eligibility criteria, visit The Joint Commission website.