Virginia Hospital Center Earns Top Honors
Virginia Hospital Center named Top 50 Cardiovascular hospital
Virginia Hospital Center was named one of the nation's
50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals by Truven Health Analytics and is the only hospital in the Washington, DC Metropolitan region to be so honored. Being selected as a Top Cardiovascular Hospital reflects excellence in cardiac surgery, cardiology and cardiovascular services. Please click here to learn more about this achievement.
Virginia Hospital Center Earns Joint Commission Top Performer
Virginia Hospital Center has been recognized by Joint Commission as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures®. The Joint Commission accredits and certifies more than 20,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States. The key measures include: Heart Attack, Heart Failure, Pneumonia and Surgical Care for 2012.
As a Top Performer, Virginia Hospital Center is among the top third of all Joint Commission-accredited hospitals that reported accountability measure performance data for 2012.
Virginia Hospital Center tops in Patient Safety
The report cards are in and Virginia Hospital Center has again received a Hospital Safety Score of A from The Leapfrog Group. The Hospital Safety Score, the only peer-reviewed hospital grading system in the United States, is an A, B, C, D or F letter grade reflecting how safe hospitals are for patients. The Leapfrog Group calculates a numerical safety score based on 28 publicly available measures of safety. This numerical score is then converted into one of five letter grades; "A" denoting the best hospital safety performance. Only 32% of the over 2,500 hospitals in the U.S. earned an A for their safety score.