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Are Joint Commission 'Top Performers' enjoying grade inflation?

Wednesday, December 3, 2014   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Diane Berg
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Source: Modern Healthcare

As more than 1,200 U.S. hospitals celebrate their designation as a "Top Performer" from the nation's leading hospital accreditation body, some critics say the recognition does not necessarily provide an accurate picture of quality among the nation's healthcare providers.

Joint Commission report released Thursday summarized how more than 3,300 hospitals fared on about four dozen performance accountability measures.  Read more

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