How healthy are our hospitals? The Joint Commission is an independent,
not-for-profit organization that accredits and certifies more than 17,000
health care organizations and programs in the United States. The Joint
Commission’s 2009 Annual Report on Quality and Safety, the basis
for this application, shows continual improvement among accredited hospitals
over a seven-year period (2002-2008) in quality measures reflecting the
best evidence-based treatments. Still, the quality of our hospitals varies.
Check out the images below to explore how the CaroMont Regional Medical
Center is performing.
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About this data
The data presented here is from The Joint Commission’s 2009 Annual
Report on Quality and Safety. The Joint Commission obtains information
about accredited organizations not only through direct observations by
its employees but also through direct communications from those accredited
organizations and from measurement companies hired by accredited organizations
and accepted by The Joint Commission as sources for performance measure
data. Thus, the Joint Commission can provide no warranties or guarantees,
express or implied, as to the complete accuracy of the information displayed
on its Quality Check, and cannot be responsible for any errors or omissions
in that information.
Pentagram, Lisa Strausfeld
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