Metroplex Adventist Hospital has been named a finalist for the 2017 QUEST® Award for High-value Healthcare from Premier Inc., a leading healthcare improvement company, for providing outstanding patient care.
Only 21 hospitals received finalist recognition for achieving top performance in any five of the six areas measured in Premier’s QUEST collaborative, including cost and efficiency, evidence-based care, mortality, safety, patient and family engagement and appropriate hospital use. This marks the third consecutive time that Metroplex has been named a finalist.
“To be recognized by Premier for the third time reinforces our commitment to deliver the best care experience to those we serve in a highly reliable manner,” said Carlyle Walton, president and CEO of Metroplex Health system. “We are very honored to once again be named a finalist for the QUEST Award as we continue on the path of improving patient outcomes and community health.”
All QUEST hospitals that submitted data for October 2015 – September 2016 were eligible for the QUEST Award. Top performance thresholds were established at the top quartile of performance from a baseline period in all measures except cost of care, which was based on top tercile of performance. Top performance methodology for each dimension varied depending on the unique measure calculation and methodology.
“QUEST hospitals have set high standards in clinical excellence nationwide,” said Madeleine Biondolillo, MD, vice president of engagement and delivery for Premier Inc. “Together, they have worked to outperform in healthcare. Premier congratulates Metroplex Adventist Hospital for their fantastic achievements.”