The University of South Alabama Medical Center was recently named Top Performer on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in America. The Medical Center is one of 33 hospitals recognized in Alabama, and the only one in Mobile.
The Medical Center was recognized for its achievement on the following measure sets: heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical care. The ratings are based on data reported to The Joint Commission during the 2012 calendar year.
“We understand that what matters most to patients at the USA Medical Center is patient-centered care that is safe and effective," said Medical Center Administrator Beth Anderson. "That’s why we have made a commitment to accreditation and to positive patient outcomes through evidence-based care processes. The Medical Center is proud to receive the distinction of being a Joint Commission Top Performer on Key Quality Measures.”
Some of the Medical Center's other recent accomplishments are shown below.
USA Medical Center offers quality care to the central Gulf Coast with unique services including Mobile's only Level I Trauma Center and Regional Burn Center, plus centers of excellence in stroke care and cardiovascular diseases, and a wide range of acute care services. To learn more, visit http://www.usahealthsystem.com/usamc.