ELLSWORTH — Maine Coast Memorial Hospital has earned “Top Performer on Key Quality Measures” recognition from The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in America.
The hospital was recognized for exemplary performance in using evidence-based clinical processes shown to improve care. Those clinical processes focus on care for heart attack, pneumonia, surgery, children’s asthma, stroke and venous thromboembolism, as well as inpatient psychiatric services. New this year is a category for immunization for pneumonia and influenza.
Maine Coast Memorial is one of 1,099 hospitals in the United States to earn the “Top Performer” distinction.
The ratings are based on an aggregation of data reported to the Commission in 2012.