Lake Norman Regional Medical Center Earns Top Performer Recognition from The Joint Commission
We are pleased to announce The Joint Commission has named Lake Norman Regional 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.
Lake Norman Regional Medical Center has been recognized for its achievement on the following 2014 accountability measure sets: heart attack, pneumonia, surgical care, immunization, and perinatal care.
In order to be named a Top Performer, a hospital must:
Achieve cumulative performance of 95 percent or above across all reported accountability measures;
Achieve performance of 95 percent or above on each and every reported accountability measure with at least 30 denominator cases; and
Have at least one core measure set that had a composite rate of 95 percent or above, and within that measure set, achieve a performance rate of 95 percent or above on all applicable individual accountability measures.
“We have made it a top priority at Lake Norman Regional Medical Center to address patient safety and quality of care by improving upon evidence-based care processes that are shown to be the best treatments for certain conditions,” said CEO Stephen Midkiff, Lake Norman Regional Medical Center. "We are proud to be named a Top Performer and thank our entire hospital staff for their dedication, knowledge and teamwork."
For more information about the Top Performer program, including eligibility criteria, visit http://www.jointcommission.org/accreditation/top_performers.aspx.