November 19, 2015
November 19, 2015, Houston, TX – Texas Orthopedic Hospital announced today that it has been recognized as a 2014 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in the United States.
Texas Orthopedic Hospital was recognized as part of The Joint Commission’s 2015 annual report “America’s Hospitals: Improving Quality and Safety,” for attaining and sustaining excellence in accountability measure performance for surgical care. Texas Orthopedic Hospital is one of only 1,043 hospitals out of more than 3,300 eligible hospitals in the United States to achieve the 2014 Top Performer distinction.
The Top Performer program recognizes hospitals for improving performance on evidence-based interventions that increase the chances of healthy outcomes for patients with certain conditions. The performance measures included in the recognition program including heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia, surgical care, children’s asthma, inpatient psychiatric services, stroke, venous thromboembolism, perinatal care, immunization, tobacco treatment and substance use.
To be a 2014 Top Performer, hospitals had to meet three performance criteria based on 2014 accountability measure data, including:
- Achieve cumulative performance of 95 percent or above across all reported accountability measures;
- Achieve performance of 95 percent or above on each and every reported accountability measure with at least 30 denominator cases; and
- Have at least one core measure set that had a composite rate of 95 percent or above, and within that measure set, achieve a performance rate of 95 percent or above on all applicable individual accountability measures.
“Delivering the right treatment in the right way at the right time is a cornerstone of high-quality health care. I commend the efforts of Texas Orthopedic Hospital for their excellent performance on the use of evidence-based interventions,” said Mark R. Chassin, MD, FACP, MPP, MPH, president and CEO, The Joint Commission.
“Texas Orthopedic Hospital, coupled with Fondren Orthopedic Group, keeps safety and surgical outcomes a priority for every patient, every day. Ensuring a positive experience for our patients is of utmost concern,” states Trent Lind, CEO. “Texas Orthopedic Hospital is proud to be named a Top Performer as it recognizes the expertise, teamwork and compassion of our entire hospital staff.”
For more information about the Top Performer program, visit www.jointcommission.org/accreditation/top_performers.aspx.
Texas Orthopedic Hospital
7401 S. Main, Houston, TX 77030
Fondren Orthopedic Group—Fondren Orthopedic Group, formed in 1973, has more than 40 surgeons practicing in ten subspecialties—a degree of sub-specialization unmatched in the Houston area. Because of its physicians’ long-standing reputations for leadership in the field of orthopedic surgery, as well as in teaching and research, the group has become one of the nation’s most respected orthopedic practices. Texas Orthopedic Hospital has been recognized by Healthgrades as one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery and for Joint Replacement for 2016, Texas Orthopedic Hospital is also a Recipient of the Healthgrades 2016 Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award, a Recipient of the Healthgrades Joint Replacement Excellence Award for 2 Years in a Row (2015-2016), Named Among the Top 5% in the Nation for Joint Replacement in 2016 and Named Among the Top 10% in the Nation for Overall Orthopedic Services in 2016.
Texas Orthopedic Hospital—Texas Orthopedic Hospital (TOH), an affiliate of HCA, is a specialty surgery, rehabilitation and sports medicine center. As one of the leading orthopedic specialty hospitals in the world, TOH is dedicated to improving patient results by providing high-quality, cost-effective, specialized orthopedic care in a streamlined environment focused on wellness, mobility and quick recovery.