St. Mary’s RMC earns ‘Top Performer’ recognition


LEWISTON — St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center has been recognized as a 2013 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in the United States.

St. Mary’s was recognized as part of The Joint Commission’s 2014 annual report “America’s Hospitals: Improving Quality and Safety,” for attaining and sustaining excellence in accountability measure performance for heart attack, pneumonia, and surgical care.

To be a 2013 Top Performer, St. Mary’s had to meet three performance criteria based on 2013 accountability measure data, including:

* Achieving cumulative performance of 95 percent or above across all reported accountability measures;

* Achieving performance of 95 percent or above on each and every reported accountability measure where there were at least 30 denominator cases; and

* Having at least one core measure set that had a composite rate of 95 percent or above in which all applicable individual accountability measures had a performance rate of 95 percent or above.