FARMINGTON — Franklin Memorial Hospital announces it 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.

FMH 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 pneumonia and surgical care. FMH is one of 1,224 hospitals in the United States to achieve the 2013 Top Performer distinction.

This is the second consecutive year FMH has been recognized as a top performer. Last year it was recognized for performance on accountability measure data for acute myocardial infarction (heart attack), heart failure, pneumonia, outpatient services, and the surgical care improvement project.

FMH is one of 712 hospitals to achieve the top performer distinction for the past two years.

Franklin Memorial Hospital, an affiliate of Franklin Community Health Network, is a 70-bed, not-for-profit community hospital in Farmington. It is a member of the MaineHealth system.


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