Quality & Safety: Quality Outcomes
Our Outcomes are Outstanding
Why choose MemorialCare Medical Centers?
Choosing a health care provider is not a simple decision. At MemorialCare, we strongly
support public reporting of hospital data to help consumers make informed choices.
It is our mission to improve the health and well being of individuals, families and our
communities through innovation and the pursuit of excellence. For many years, we have
been voluntarily reporting our clinical outcomes on the care we deliver to the public.
Our passion and dedication to quality, patient safety and satisfaction runs
deep – from our caregivers at the bedside to our governing boards.
MemorialCare Medical Centers have earned widespread recognition for
progressive leadership and quality outcomes that continually surpass state
and national standards. We continue to hold ourselves accountable and
address any opportunities to improve.
Consider the following current data by independent ratings:
California Department of Public Health - cdph.ca.gov
California Department of Public Health publishes press releases about public health issues for the state of California.
View press releases at cdph.ca.gov
The California Hospital Assessment and Reporting Taskforce (CHART) - CalHospitalCompare.org
MemorialCare Health System is pleased to have been a pilot member in this
important voluntary reporting initiative.
The California Hospital Assessment and Reporting Taskforce (CHART) was established to develop a collaborative, comprehensive, statewide online hospital performance reporting system. The focus of CHART is to report the performance of individual California hospitals in a standard, easy-to-understand format. At MemorialCare, we strongly support public reporting of hospital data to help consumers make informed choices. For many years, we have been voluntarily reporting our clinical outcomes on the care we deliver to the public.
View MemorialCare hospital quality of care rates, patient satisfaction, and safety measures at CalHospitalCompare.org
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - cms.hhs.gov
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is a Federal agency working to improve the quality of care in our nation's hospitals.
Sponsored by the federal government, the Hospital Quality Initiative (HQI) program allows hospitals nationally to report information related to care in three categories; heart failure, heart attack, pneumonia, and surgical infection prevention. To view a CMS Hospital Quality Alliance report on one of MemorialCare’s hospitals:
Compare to other hospitals: Hospital Compare Reports
The Leapfrog Group- leapfroggroup.org
For two consecutive years, Miller Children’s Hospital has been named to the named to the Leapfrog Top Hospitals list
. Only eight pediatric hospitals nationwide received this honor in 2007 and only two pediatric hospitals in California.
Compare to other hospitals: leapfroggroup.org/cp
The Joint Commission - Joint Commission Quality Reports
The Joint Commission is an independent, not-for-profit organization that accredits healthcare organizations.
The Joint Commission is an independent, not-for-profit organization, established more than 50 years ago that accredits healthcare organizations. The Joint Commission has recently integrated performance measurement data into the accreditation process. Performance measurement in healthcare represents what is done for the patient and how well it is done. MemorialCare hospitals report data to the Joint Commission on acute myocardial infarction (heart attack), heart failure, pregnancy and pneumonia.
Quality Check is a comprehensive guide to Joint Commission-accredited healthcare organizations. The Quality Reports provide information on a health care organization's:
- Joint Commission accreditation decision and the effective dates of the accreditation award.
- Programs accredited by the Joint Commission, and programs or services by other accrediting bodies.
- Compliance with the Joint Commission's National Patient Safety Goals, as applicable to the organization, and performance on National Quality Improvement Goals. National Quality Improvement Goals allow hospitals to report on the key indicators of quality of care in the following treatment areas: heart attack, heart failure, pregnancy, pneumonia, and surgical care.