Three Methodist Health System Hospitals Recognized for High-Quality Care

texas hospital awardMethodist Dallas, Methodist Charlton, and Methodist Richardson have received the Texas Hospital Quality Improvement Bronze Award from TMF® Health Quality Institute, the Medicare Quality Improvement Organization for Texas.

The Texas Hospital Quality Improvement Award program, sponsored by TMF, the Texas Hospital Association, and the Texas Organization of Rural and Community Hospitals, recognizes Texas hospitals that have undertaken quality initiatives to improve outcomes in patient care and improve their performance on specific national quality measures. The 2014 Texas Hospital Quality Improvement Awards are based on achievements in 2012 and 2013.

“Methodist is proud to have achieved this recognition,” says Methodist Health System Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Pamela Stoyanoff. “Our success illustrates our commitment to patient safety and quality health care. Proven standards of care can save lives.” Out of all 313 inpatient prospective payment system hospitals and 80 critical access hospitals (CAH) statewide, 33 earned the Texas Health Hospital Quality Improvement Gold Award. The Silver Award went to 45 hospitals, and 57 hospitals earned the Bronze Award.

About Methodist Health System
Guided by the founding principles of life, learning, and compassion, Methodist Health System (Methodist) provides quality, integrated care to improve and save the lives of individuals and families throughout North Texas. Methodist Dallas Medical Center, Methodist Charlton Medical Center, Methodist Mansfield Medical Center, Methodist Richardson Medical Center, and Methodist Family Health Centers are part of the nonprofit Methodist Health System, which is affiliated by covenant with the North Texas Conference of The United Methodist Church. Additional information is available at www.methodisthealthsystem.org. Connect with them through Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.

Contact:

Lynette Wilkinson, APR
214-947-7460
lynettewilkinson@mhd.com