GGHMC Recognized as Top Performer for 3rd Year in a Row

GGHMC Recognized as Top Performer for 3rd Year in a Row

11-12-2013

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."

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