Concord, NH – New Hampshire Hospital (NHH) is receiving national recognition for being a Joint Commission 2013 Top Performer. The Joint Commission is the leading accreditor of health care organizations in America. The Joint Commission recognized NHH for exemplary performance in using evidence-based clinical processes related to inpatient psychiatric services that are shown to improve care.
“New Hampshire Hospital is committed to positive patient outcomes,” said NHH Chief Executive Officer Bob MacLeod. “Our patients deserve safe, compassionate, and effective care and we are proud to receive the distinction of being a Joint Commission Top Performer.”
NHH is one of 1,099 hospitals in the U.S. earning the distinction of Top Performer on Key Quality Measures for attaining and sustaining excellence in accountability measure performance based on an aggregation of data reported to The Joint Commission during the 2012 calendar year. In addition to being included in the release of The Joint Commission’s “Improving America’s Hospitals” annual report, New Hampshire Hospital will be recognized on The Joint Commission’s Quality Check website, and in other upcoming publications.
The Joint Commission Top Performer Program annually recognizes accredited hospitals that attain and sustain excellence in accountability measure performance. An accountability measure is a quality measure that meets criteria designed to identify measures that produce the greatest positive impact on patient outcomes when hospitals demonstrate improvement.
Learn more about the program and read the full report on the Joint Commission’s website: http://www.jointcommission.org/accreditation/top_performers.aspx