The Joint Commission has recognized St. Anthony Community Hospital for earning the “Top Performer on Key Quality Measures”. This recognition is bestowed on the St. Anthony’s team of caregivers for their exemplary performance in using evidence-based clinical processes that are shown to improve care for certain conditions. The Joint Commission clinical processes focus on care for heart attack, pneumonia, surgery, children’s asthma, stroke and venous thromboembolism, as well as inpatient psychiatric services and influenza.
St. Anthony’s is being recognized for the measure sets for pneumonia and surgical care.
As a Top Performer, St. Anthony Community Hospital is among 1,099 hospitals being recognized this year. This represents the top 33 percent of all Joint Commission-accredited hospitals reporting accountability measure performance data for 2012.
Congratulations St. Anthony’s for this outstanding achievement.