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Capital Health Regional Medical Center First and Only Hospital Named Both Joint Commission Top Performer and Joint Commission Advanced Comprehensive Stroke Center
Date:10/31/2013

n’s and Alzheimer’s diseases as well as pediatric conditions, including developmental delays, genetic disorders, and attention deficit disorders. Another program focuses on difficult-to-treat pain.

Capital Health also was recognized by The Joint Commission for exemplary performance in using evidence-based clinical processes that are shown to improve care for heart attack, heart failure and surgical care.

“We are very proud that both of our medical centers received recognition this year as Top Performer hospitals and that our Joint Commission Certified Advanced Comprehensive Stroke Center achieved the highest level of recognition for quality. Ensuring that our patient care is safe and effective is our highest priority. That’s why Capital Health has made a commitment to positive patient outcomes through evidence-based care processes,” said Al Maghazehe, president and chief executive officer of Capital Health.

Capital Health’s hospitals are two of less than 20 hospitals in the U.S. earning the distinction of Top Performer on Key Quality Measures for Stroke for attaining and sustaining excellence in accountability measure performance. The ratings are based on an aggregation of accountability measure data reported to The Joint Commission during the 2012 calendar year. This is the second year in a row that Capital Health Medical Center – Hopewell is being recognized as a Top Performer in the areas of stroke, heart failure, heart attack and surgical care.

Each of the hospitals that were named as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures must: 1) achieve cumulative performance of 95 percent or above across all reported accountability measures; 2) achieve performance of 95 percent or above on each and every reported accountability measure where there are at least 30 denominator cases; and 3) have at least one core measure set that has a composite rate of 95 percent or above, and within that measure set, all applicable individual accountabil
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