Quality Measures

Steve Goeser

Steve Goeser
President & CEO,
Methodist Hospital

When asked to describe quality care at Methodist Hospital, I can point to our outstanding technology, clinical protocols and patient outcomes, and I can also point out our people.

We are proud of our care, which includes exceptional performance on door-to-balloon times and other national benchmarks of quality outlined on this Web site. We are also very proud of our team. At Methodist Health System, we work together as a team to review recommended guidelines and standardize their best practices to ensure that all patients in the system get the care that has been shown to be of benefit as soon as possible.

We are pleased to share our scores on these
nationally-measured benchmarks:

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Heart Failure Show data
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Surgery Show data
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Antibiotics received one hour prior to surgery Show data Download
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Antibiotic selection appropriate for surgical cases Show data
Antibiotics discontinued 24 hours after surgery Show data
Blood sugar kept under control after surgery Show data
Safe hair removal (electric clippers or removal creams) Show data
Treatment ordered to prevent blood clots after surgery Show data
Treatment delivered to prevent blood clots after surgery Show data
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Health Care-associated infections Show data Download
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Nursing-sensitive indicators Show data
Safety Goals
Improve the accuracy of patient identification. Implemented
Improve the effectiveness of communication among caregivers. Implemented
Improve the safety of using medications. Implemented
Reduce the risk of health care-associated infections. Implemented
Accurately and completely reconcile medications across the continuum of care. Implemented
Reduce the risk of patient harm resulting from falls. Implemented
Encourage patients' active involvement in their own care as a patient safety strategy. Implemented
The organization identifies safety risks inherent in its patient population. Implemented
Universal Protocol Implemented
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Adult In-Patient Rehab

Data Last Updated: July 19, 2012
Source: www.hospitalcompare.hhs.gov


View the reports on the following sites:

The Joint Commission
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Hospital Compare