San Dimas Community Hospital named a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission

San Dimas Community Hospital named a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission

11-17-2015

San Dimas Community Hospital named Top Performer on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission

San Dimas, CA—November 17,2015—Today the Joint Commission released the list of "Top Performers on Key Quality Measures" in its 2015 America's Hospitals: Improving Quality and Safety report. San Dimas Community Hospital was named a Top Performer in three measures: Pneumonia, Surgical Care and Immunization. This is the second year that San Dimas Community Hospital has been recognized.

"San Dimas Community Hospital is committed to providing high quality healthcare to the communities we serve," adds Kurt Weinmeister, CEO of SDCH. "We are proud to be named a Top Performer. This honor reflects the hard work and dedication of our staff to always putting the patient's needs first."

San Dimas Community hospital is among the 1,043 hospitals in the United States being recognized for its performance. In order to be named a Top Performer, hospitals must:

  • Attain a minimum 95 percent performance across all reported accountability measures
  • Attain a minimum 95 percent performance on each and every reported accountability measure where there are at least 30 denominator cases
  • Have at least one core measure set that has a composite rate of at least 95 percent, where hospitals must have a performance rate of 95 percent on all applicable accountability measures

About San Dimas Community Hospital: San Dimas Community Hospital, a subsidiary of Prime Healthcare Services, is a 101 bed facility located in the heart of San Dimas. They were named a Top 100 Hospital in the Nation by Truven Health Analytics in both 2013 and 2014. From the day they opened their doors in 1971, their focus has been to provide high quality health care services to the communities they serve. The hospital provides many advanced services for a hospital its size, including 24-hour emergency services with shorter wait times, a family birth center, orthopedics, neuro/spine, cardiopulmonary and gastrointestinal services. SDCH also features state-of-the art technology including Digital Mammography, 64-slice CT Scanner and the newly installed Da Vinci Robot which gives surgeons the ability to operate using minimally invasive, minute incisions, and is known to cause patients less pain and result in shorter hospital stays and faster recovery time. San Dimas Community Hospital is staffed by over 400 registered nurses, technicians and support personnel who provide care in a convenient, compassionate and cost-effective manner.

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