September 15, 2014
Las Vegas, NV — MountainView Hospital and Southern Hills Hospital were presented the 2014 HealthInsight Quality Award for demonstrating high quality health care and excellence in performance on publicly reported quality of care and patients' perception of care measures.
The HealthInsight Quality Award acknowledges hospitals that achieve high levels of performance on the care related to the publicly reported quality measures:
- Fibrinolytic medication within 30 minutes of arrival
- Statin prescribed at discharge
- Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) within 90 minutes of arrival
- Assessment of left ventricular function
- ACE inhibitor for left ventricular systolic dysfunction
- Discharge instructions
- Appropriate initial antibiotic
- Blood culture before first dose of antibiotics
Surgical Infection Prevention
- Preventative antibiotic(s) within one hour before surgery
- Appropriate preventative antibiotic(s)
- Preventative antibiotic(s) stopped within 24 hours after surgery
- Cardiac surgery patients with controlled blood glucose post-surgery
- Patients on a Beta Blocker prior to arrival who received a Beta Blocker during the perioperative period
- Surgery patients whose urinary catheters were removed on the first or second day after surgery
- Treatment to prevent blood clots within 24 hours before or after selected surgeries
- Doctor ordered treatments to prevent blood clots for certain types of surgeries
The clinical topics measured for the awards have been designated as national healthcare priorities by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).
In addition to publicly reported quality of care measures, hospitals that qualified for the HealthInsight Quality Award performed well on the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) measures. HCAHPS is a national survey that asks patients about their experiences during a recent hospital stay.
“HealthInsight commends MountainView and Southern Hills for their commitment to excellence in improving patient care,” said Marc Bennett, President and CEO of HealthInsight.
The HealthInsight Quality Award program was launched in September 2004 to promote transparency in health care. According to the Institute of Medicine, transparency in health care means a system that is “accountable to the public, works openly, makes results known, and builds trust through disclosure.” By using available quality data to identify high performing providers and publicizing the results, HealthInsight aims to help providers improve health care and help patients become more active and informed participants in that care.
“The staff at MountainView is dedicated to providing the very best in patient care and our efforts have been enhanced through our quality improvement collaborations with HealthInsight. We are proud to be a recipient of this distinguished award,” said Chris Mowan, CEO, MountainView Hospital.
“Southern Hills Hospital is committed to providing the safest environment to our patients and their families,” said Kimball Anderson, CEO, Southern Hills Hospital. “It is critically important to our team that we deliver high quality care to each patient, every time, and we are grateful to HealthInsight for recognizing our efforts.”
To learn more the hospitals and the services they offer, visit MountainView-Hospital.com or SouthernHillsHospital.com.
About MountainView Hospital
MountainView Hospital is a state-of-the-art, full-service medical facility located in the heart of northwest Las Vegas, one of the fastest growing areas in the Valley. With a dedicated and talented staff of employees and outstanding physicians, MountainView Hospital (MVH) is recognized for high patient satisfaction and for providing quality and compassionate care to our community since 1996. The hospital is a member of the respected Sunrise Health System consisting of Sunrise Hospital, Sunrise Children's Hospital, Southern Hills Hospital and several surgery and diagnostic imaging centers offering a complete range of specialized and technologically advanced services.
3100 N Tenaya Way
Las Vegas, NV 89128
About Southern Hills Hospital
Southern Hills Hospital provides the communities of southwest Las Vegas with emergency and pediatric emergency services, a new behavioral health (geriatric psychiatric) inpatient and outpatient program serving ages 50 and older, an accredited Chest Pain Center, a Certified Primary Stroke Center, a dedicated orthopedic, neurology and spine unit, OB-GYN, diagnostic imaging and surgical services. Utilizing advanced digital technology and an accomplished medical staff, Southern Hills Hospital's advanced care and superior service make for better outcomes and an exceptional patient experience. The hospital is a member of the respected Sunrise Health System consisting of Sunrise Hospital, Sunrise Children's Hospital, MountainView Hospital and several surgery and diagnostic imaging centers offering a complete range of specialized and technologically advanced services.
Southern Hills Hospital
9300 W Sunset Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89148
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