Saint Francis and Methodist recognized as Top Performers
The independent accrediting organization called the Joint Commission named OSF Saint Francis Medical Center and UnityPoint Health-Methodist as Top Performers on Key Quality Measures. They are two of nearly 11-hundred hospitals receiving the distinction.
Joint Commission officials say the list of Top Performer organizations represents 33-percent of all of its accredited hospitals reporting accountability measures.
Saint Francis and UnityPoint Health Methodist were both recognized for their achievement using evidence-based clinical processes shown to be the best treatments for heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia, and surgical care.