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Castle earns Top Performer recognition

Awards & Recognition

The Joint Commission has named Castle Medical Center as a 2014 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures®. The hospital is one of only 1,043 hospitals in the United States to achieve this distinction, based on excellence in accountability measure performance.

Castle has been recognized for its achievement on the following 2014 accountability measure sets:

  • Heart attack
  • Heart failure
  • Surgical care
  • Perinatal care.

In order to be named a Top Performer, a hospital must:

  • Achieve cumulative performance of 95% or above across all reported accountability measures.
  • Achieve performance of 95% or above on each and every reported accountability measure with at least 30 denominator cases.
  • Have at least one core measure set that had a composite rate of 95% or above, and within that measure set, achieve a performance rate of 95% or above on all applicable individual accountability measures.