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St. Vincent’s Riverside & Southside Earn ‘Top Performer’ Recognition

St. Vincent’s Riverside and Southside have each been recognized again as a 2013 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by the Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of healthcare organizations in the United States. The medical centers are two of 1,224 hospitals in the United States to achieve the 2013 Top Performer distinction. There are more than 5,700 registered hospitals in the country.

“Patients want high-quality healthcare that is safe and our associates work hard each day to provide it,” said CEO Moody Chisholm. “This Top Performer recognition reflects the dedication we have to maintain high standards. It is what sets St. Vincent’s apart as one of the most trusted healthcare providers in the region.”

The Top Performer program recognizes hospitals for improving performance in ways that increase the chances of healthy outcomes for patients. Both St. Vincent’s Riverside and Southside were also recognized as a Top Performer in 2012.

“Delivering the right treatment in the right way at the right time is a cornerstone of high-quality healthcare. I commend the efforts of St. Vincent’s Riverside and Southside for their excellent performance on the use of evidence-based interventions,” said Mark R. Chassin, M.D., FACP, M.P.P., M.P.H., president and CEO, The Joint Commission.