Peoria Public Radio Staff
Peoria Public Radio News
Wed October 30, 2013
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.