Top performing hospital
Putnam - posted Nov, 01 2013
PUTNAM- The Joint Commission today released its annual report, which recognizes “Top Performer Hospitals.” Day Kimball Healthcare is part of this select list. Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH) was named Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in America. Specifically, DKH was recognized in the following areas as they relate to care at Day Kimball Hospital: heart attack, pneumonia and surgical care. DKH is one of only eight organizations in Connecticut being recognized with this designation, which places the Northeast Connecticut integrated health system in the top 25 percent in the state among Joint Commission accredited hospitals providing care in the areas of heart attack, pneumonia and surgical care. This is a national program; 1,099 hospitals have earned a place in the most recent Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® program.