Mercy Hospital Fort Scott Earns ‘Top Performer’ Recognition from The Joint Commission

November 13, 2014

We are pleased to announce The Joint Commission has recognized Mercy Hospital Fort Scott as a 2013 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures®. Mercy Hospital Fort Scott has been recognized for its excellence in accountability measure performance shown to improve care for certain conditions and is one of only 1,224 hospitals in the United States to achieve the distinction as a 2013 Top Performer.

Mercy Hospital Fort Scott has been recognized for its achievement on the following accountability measure sets: Pneumonia and Surgical Care.

“We are honored to be named Top Performer because it recognizes the knowledge, teamwork and dedication of our entire hospital staff,” said Reta Baker, Mercy Hospital Fort Scott president. “At Mercy, we take pride in understanding what matters most to our patients - the quality and safety of the care they receive. We make it a top priority to improve positive patient outcomes through evidence-based care processes and continual improvement.”

For more information about the Top Performer program, including eligibility criteria, visit http://www.jointcommission.org/accreditation/top_performers.aspx.

Media Contacts

Tina Rockhold
Fort Scott, Carthage, Columbus, Joplin
Phone: 620-223-8094