Three HealthPartners hospitals have been recognized for quality and safety in The Joint Commission’s 2014 Annual Report. Regions Hospital, Lakeview Hospital and Hudson Hospital have been recognized for delivering the best care for certain conditions 95 percent of the time or more in The Joint Commission’s Top Performer on Key Quality Measures report. For the third year in a row, Regions Hospital was recognized for delivering the highest-quality care in four areas: heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical care. Lakeview and Hudson hospitals were recognized for high-quality surgical care.
The annual report summarizes the performance of 3,300 Joint Commission-accredited hospitals on 46 processes that research shows help achieve the safest and most effective care. More than 1,200 hospitals were recognized as Top Performers in 2014, an increase of 11 percent over 2013.