McKINNEY (Nov. 17, 2015) — Medical Center of McKinney announced it has been recognized as a 2014 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in the United States.

Medical Center of McKinney was recognized for attaining and sustaining excellence in accountability measure performance for heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia, surgical care, stroke and perinatal care, and is one of 1,043 hospitals out of more than 3,300 eligible hospitals in the United States to achieve the 2014 Top Performer distinction.

The Top Performer program recognizes hospitals for improving performance on evidence-based interventions that increase the chances of healthy outcomes for patients with certain conditions, including heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia, surgical care, children’s asthma, stroke, venous thromboembolism and perinatal care, as well as for inpatient psychiatric services and immunizations.

This is the fourth year Medical Center of McKinney has been recognized as a Top Performer. Medical Center of McKinney was recognized in 2012 for heart failure, heart attack, pneumonia and surgical care; 2011 for heart failure, heart attack and pneumonia; and in 2013 for heart failure, heart attack, pneumonia and surgical care. For more information about the Top Performer program, visit jointcommission.org/accreditation/top_performers.aspx.

 

About Medical Center of McKinney

Medical Center of McKinney (MCM) is a 260-bed, acute care hospital that offers patients the most comprehensive services including emergency care, cardiovascular, neurological services, general surgery, orthopedics, women’s services, including a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, and psychiatric services. By placing quality patient care as a foremost priority, MCM achieved the Joint Commission’s prestigious Top Performer recognition for the third time for sustaining excellence in heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical care. MCM has expanded its emergency services by opening a 12-bed provider-based emergency room, the ER at Stonebridge, located at the corner of U.S. Highway 380 and Custer Road. For more information, visit medicalcenterofmckinney.com.