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Four HealthONE Hospitals Named Top Performers by The Joint Commission

Rose, Sky Ridge, North Suburban and The Medical Center of Aurora Recognized for Safety, Quality and Patient Care
    DENVER, CO, November 07, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Today, HealthONE announced that four of its hospitals - Rose Medical Center, Sky Ridge Medical Center, North Suburban Medical Center and The Medical Center of Aurora - were named Top Performer on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of healthcare organizations in America.

These HealthONE hospitals are four of 1,099 in the U.S. earning the distinction of Top Performer on Key Quality Measures for attaining and sustaining excellence in accountability measure performance. The ratings are based on an aggregation of accountability measure data reported to The Joint Commission during the 2012 calendar year.

"We understand that what matters most to patients at our hospitals is safe, effective, compassionate care. That's why HealthONE has made a commitment to positive patient outcomes through evidence-based care processes. We are proud of the efforts of our physicians and staff that brought the distinction of being a Joint Commission Top Performer on Key Quality Measures," said Sylvia Young, CEO of HealthONE and HCA's Continental Division.

This is the first year that The Medical Center of Aurora has been named a Top Performer, the third year for North Suburban, the third year for Sky Ridge and the third year for Rose Medical Center.

In addition to being included in this year's release of The Joint Commission's "Improving America's Hospitals" annual report, Rose, Sky Ridge, North Suburban and The Medical Center of Aurora are recognized on The Joint Commission's Quality Check website (www.qualitycheck.org). The Top Performer program will be featured in the December issues of The Joint Commission Perspectives and The Source.

About HealthONE
HealthONE is the largest healthcare system in the metro Denver area with more than 10,000 employees. As part of the HealthONE family, The Medical Center of Aurora, North Suburban Medical Center, Presbyterian/St. Luke's Medical Center, Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children, Rose Medical Center, Sky Ridge Medical Center, Swedish Medical Center, and Spalding Rehabilitation Hospital work together to provide a higher level of care. In addition, our family of services includes four hospital outpatient emergency departments and numerous ambulatory surgery centers, occupational medicine & rehabilitation clinics, diagnostic centers, physician practices, radiation oncology centers, and AIRLIFE DENVER, which provides critical care air and ground transportation across a 10-state region.

To learn more about the HealthONE family, go to HealthONECares.com.


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