34 California Hospitals Named Top Performers
On Wednesday, 34 California hospitals and medical centers were recognized by the Joint Commission as top performers based on a series of health care quality measures for various medical specialties and conditions. Nationwide, the acute-care hospital accreditation organization recognized a total of 405 health care facilities for meeting at least 22 quality measures for at least 95% of the time in 2010. Nine of the California facilities are located in the San Francisco Bay Area, including Eden Medical Center in Castro Valley, Washington Hospital in Fremont and Good Samaritan Hospital in San Jose.
- "Bay Area Hospitals Lauded as Top Performers" (Kleffman, Contra Costa Times, 9/14).
- "Nine Greater Bay Area Hospitals Make National Joint Commission 2010 High-Quality Roster, Including Some Surprises" (San Francisco Business Times, 9/14).
- "Joint Commission Names 405 Top-Performing Hospitals" (Evans, Modern Healthcare, 9/14).
- "2010 Top Performers on Key Quality Measures" (Joint Commission list, 9/14).