Waynesboro Hospital earns ‘Top Performer on Key Quality Measures®’ Recognition

S. Ecenbarger
Wednesday, November 18, 2015

WAYNESBORO, Pa. (November 17, 2015) – Waynesboro Hospital 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.

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.

Waynesboro Hospital was recognized as part of The Joint Commission’s 2015 annual report

“America’s Hospitals: Improving Quality and Safety,” for attaining and sustaining excellence in

accountability measure performance for pneumonia care, surgical care, venous

thromboembolism (VTE), and stroke care. Waynesboro Hospital is one of only 1,043 hospitals

out of more than 3,300 eligible hospitals in the United States to achieve the 2014 Top Performer


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; and

 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.

“We understand what matters most to patients at Waynesboro Hospital is the quality and safety

of the care they receive. That is why we have made it a top priority to improve positive patient

outcomes through evidence-based care processes,” said Chief Operating Officer, Melissa

Dubrow. “Waynesboro Hospital is proud to be named a Top Performer as it recognizes the

knowledge, teamwork and dedication of our entire hospital staff.”