Local Hospital Named Top Performer
Sep 25, 2012 11:46AM
● By tina
Baylor Regional Medical Center at Grapevine
Baylor Regional Medical Center at Grapevine is 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. Baylor Grapevine was recognized for achieving excellence in performance on its accountability measures during 2011 for conditions including heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical care.
This is the second consecutive year that Baylor Grapevine is being recognized as a Top Performer. Baylor is one of only 244 hospitals that achieved the distinction two years in a row. Last year, the hospital was recognized by The Joint Commission for its achievement on the following measure sets: heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical care.
“This national recognition is a testament to the dedication of our team and medical staff to provide quality, evidence-based care to every patient—every time,” said Steve Newton, west region president at Baylor Health Care System.
Baylor Grapevine met the following criteria for recognition of its achievement: First, Baylor Grapevine achieved performance of 95 percent or above on a single, composite score that includes all the accountability measures for which it reports data to The Joint Commission, including measures that had fewer than 30 eligible cases or patients. Second, Baylor Grapevine met a 95 percent performance threshold for every accountability measure for which it reports data.
For more information about the services offered at Baylor Grapevine, please call 1.800.4BAYLOR or visit Baylor Health Grapevine.
About Baylor Regional Medical Center at Grapevine
Baylor Regional Medical Center at Grapevine is a full-service, fully-accredited not-for-profit hospital serving residents in more than 20 cities throughout the Dallas/Fort Worth region. Focused on being the best place to give and receive quality, safe and compassionate care, Baylor Grapevine works to lead the transformation of health care. The 273-bed hospital offers advanced medical services for cardiovascular services, women’s services, oncology, neurology, spine care, orthopedics, diagnostic imaging, neonatal intensive care, intensive and emergency care.
About Baylor Health Care System
Baylor Health Care System is a not-for-profit, faith-based supporting organization providing services to a network of acute care hospitals and related health care entities that provide patient care, medical education, research and community service. Baylor recorded more than 2.8 million patient encounters, $4 billion in total operating revenue, $5.2 billion in total assets and $502 million in community benefit in fiscal year 2011 (as reported to the Texas Department of State Health Services). Baylor’s network of more than 300 access points includes 30 owned/operated/ ventured/affiliated hospitals; joint ventured ambulatory surgical centers; satellite outpatient locations; senior centers and more than 180 HealthTexas Provider Network physician clinics.