Published: October 4, 2012
SMYRNA – TriStar StoneCrest Medical Center recently 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 the United States.
TriStar StoneCrest was recognized for exemplary performance in using evidence-based clinical processes that are shown to improve care for certain conditions, including heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia, surgical care, children’s asthma, stroke and venous thrombo embolism, as well as inpatient psychiatric services.
“We are proud to be named to the list of The Joint Commission’s top performers,” said Mark Sims, chief executive officer of TriStar StoneCrest. “I am also proud of the superior level of care provided by our physicians and staff each day. This recognition is evidence of our focus on the mission: improving the quality of human life.”
TriStar StoneCrest is one of 620 hospitals in the U.S. that earned the distinction for attaining and sustaining excellence in accountability measure performance. The hospital was recognized for its achievement on the following measure sets: heart attack, pneumonia and surgical care.
This is the second year in a row that TriStar StoneCrest has been recognized.
Last year, TriStar StoneCrest was recognized by The Joint Commission for its achievement on heart attack and pneumonia measure sets.