The Joint Commission
Northern Hospital is recognized as a 2013 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures. We are recognized for excellence in accountablilty measure performance shown to improve care for certain conditions and are one of only 1,224 hospitals in theUnited STates to achieve the distinction as a 2013 Top Performer.
We are recognized for achievement in the following accountability measure sets: Heart Failure, Pneumonia, and Surgical Care.
For more information about the Top Performer program, including eligibility criteria, visit http://www.jointcommission.org/accreditation/top_performers.aspx.
An independent, not-for-profit organization, The Joint Commission (TJC) accredits and certifies more than 15,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States. Joint Commission accreditation and certification is recognized nationwide as a symbol of quality that reflects an organization's commitment to meeting certain performance standards.
Quality Check is one tool consumers can use to help make health care decisions. The Quality report shows accreditation status, services offered, special quality awards, and National Patient Safety Goals compliance.
See Our Scores: Northern Hospital’s Quality Report