|The Joint Commission (TJC) is an independent, not-for-profit organization which accredits and certifies more than 17,000 health care organizations and disease-specific programs across our nation. Accreditation by The Joint Commission is recognized as the gold standard with respect to patient safety and quality.
Calvert Memorial Hospital is proud to join The Joint Commission in its vision to always provide our community with the safest, highest quality, and best-value health care possible. Our commitment to continuous improvement is key to success in our ever-changing environment.
Joint Commission standards deal with organizational quality of care issues and the safety of the environment in which care is provided. Anyone believing that he or she has pertinent and valid information about such matters may request a public information interview with the Joint Commission's field representatives. Information presented at the interview will be carefully evaluated for relevance to the accreditation process. Requests for a public information interview must be made in writing. The requests must also indicate the nature of the information to be provided at the interview. Such requests should be addressed to:
Division of Accreditation Operations
Office of Quality Monitoring
The Joint Commission
One Renaissance Boulevard
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
Or call 1-800-994-6610
CMH Receives GOLD PLUS AWARD for Excellence in Stroke Care
August 28th, 2011, Calvert Memorial Hospital was awarded the GOLD PLUS Performance Achievement Award by Get with the Guidelines and the American Heart Association. A Gold designation indicates that a hospital has a compliance rate of 85% or greater in seven areas of stroke management for a consecutive 24 months. In addition to the Gold status, Calvert Memorial Hospital was recognized for surpassing targets in 5 of 9 challenging quality measures. CMH is committed to the promotion of patient safety and providing the highest quality care possible for our patients. This award demonstrates that very commitment to our stroke patients and their families.