FREDERICKSBURG, TX – Hill Country Memorial announces it has been recognized as a top performer in the 2022 Bernard A. Birnbaum, MD, Quality Leadership Ranking by Vizient, Inc. Hill Country Memorial was one of 19 Vizient members in the Community Hospitals cohort and was recognized for demonstrating excellence in delivering high-quality care based on the Vizient Quality and Accountability Study, which has been conducted annually since 2005.
“We are proud to be selected as a Top Performer by Vizient this year, which is evidence of our remarkable team’s relentless hard work and dedication to patient care,” said Jayne Pope, CEO, Hill Country Memorial. “This national recognition reinforces our commitment to provide the best quality care right here in the Texas Hill Country.”
This year, 650 participating hospitals were segmented into four cohorts for the Vizient Quality and Accountability Ranking. The ranking measured performance on the quality of patient care in six domains: safety, mortality, effectiveness, efficiency, patient centeredness and equity. The ranking factors in measures from the Vizient Clinical Data Base and includes performance data from the HCAHPS survey and the CDC’ s National Healthcare Safety Network.
The Vizient Quality and Accountability Ranking helps participating hospitals and health systems understand their performance against their peers and identifies structures and processes associated with high performance in quality and safety across a broad spectrum of patient care activity. The recognition period is for work spanning July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022.
“Hospitals today are using data and analytics to help them more effectively deliver superior clinical outcomes and patient experiences,” said David Levine, group senior vice president, advanced analytics and product management. “As a Bernard A. Birnbaum, MD, Quality Leadership Top Performer, Hill Country Memorial has demonstrated a successful leadership style, a shared sense of purpose, a focus on results, and a culture of collaboration, accountability and adaptability. We congratulate them on their achievement.”
About Hill Country Memorial
Hill Country Memorial is a health care organization in the heart of the Texas Hill Country that has gained a reputation for delivering remarkable care. Hill Country Memorial was founded in Fredericksburg, Texas in 1971. Today, the organization serves the communities of a 13-county region and includes a hospital, wellness center, medical offices, immediate care clinics and a host of other specialties. Learn more about Hill Country Memorial at www.hillcountrymemorial.org