For the third year in a row Garden Grove Hospital Medical Center (GGHMC)
was named one of the nation's
Top Performers on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations
in America. Garden Grove Hospital was recognized for exemplary performance
in using evidence-based clinical processes that are shown to improve care
for certain conditions, including heart attack, pneumonia and surgical care.
This is the third year in a row that Garden Grove Hospital is being recognized as a
Top Performer. GGHMC was recognized for its achievement on the following measure sets:
heart attack, pneumonia, and surgical care. Garden Grove Hospital is one
of only 182 hospitals that achieved the distinction three years in a row.
"We understand that what matters most to patients at Garden Grove
Hospital is safe, effective care. That's why Garden Grove Hospital
has made a commitment to accreditation and to positive patient outcomes
through evidence-based care processes. We are proud to be named to the
list of The Joint Commission's Top Performers," said Sofia Abrina,
Administrator of Garden Grove Hospital.
"Garden Grove Hospital and all the Top Performer hospitals have demonstrated
an exceptional commitment to quality improvement and they should be proud
of their achievement," says Mark R. Chassin, M.D., FACP, M.P.P.,
M.P.H., president, The Joint Commission. "We have much to celebrate
this year. Nearly half of our accredited hospitals have attained or nearly
attained the Top Performer distinction. This truly shows that we are approaching
a tipping point in hospital quality performance that will directly contribute
to better health outcomes for patients."