Good Samaraitan Hospital Medical Center has been ranked as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission.
The hospital was one of only three on Long Island, along with Southside Hospital in Bay Shore and St. Charles Hospital in Port Jefferson, to earn the recognition from a pool of 3,000 hospitals. The rating is based on an aggregation of accountability measure data reported by the commission for the 2011 calendar year. Click here to view the report.
Good Samaritan excelled in the areas of pneumonia and surgical care, heart attack and heart failure. The hospital achieved a performance of 95 percent or above on a single, composite score that includes all the accountability measures in data reported to The Joint Commission.
“We strive for the utmost quality for the benefit of our patients. The Joint Commission’s ranking recognizes our hospitals’ extraordinary level of commitment to sustaining quality health care across a wide spectrum of performance measures,” said Catholic Health Services Executive Vice President for Medical Affairs and Chief Medical Officer Joel Yohai. “Everyone at CHS is so very proud of the patient care teams at Good Samaritan.”