NewYork-Presbyterian Hudson Valley was recognized as part of The Joint Commissionâ€™s 2015 annual report Americaâ€™s Hospitals: Improving Quality and Safety, for attaining and sustaining excellence in accountability measure performance for heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia, surgical care, venous thromboembolism and stroke.
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.
This is the second year NYP/Hudson Valley has been recognized as a Top Performer. NYP/Hudson Valley was recognized in 2014 for its performance on accountability measure data for heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical care in 2013.
To be a 2014 Top Performer, hospitals had to meet three performance criteria based on 2014 accountability measure data, including:
- Achieve cumulative performance of 95 percent or above across all reported accountability measures;
- Achieve performance of 95 percent or above on each and every reported accountability measure with at least 30 denominator cases;
- Have at least one core measure set that had a composite rate of 95 percent or above, and within that measure set, achieve a performance rate of 95 percent or above on all applicable individual accountability measures.