Jul 7 2010
CredenceHealth, a provider of real-time clinical intelligence for hospitals and health plans, announced today that Virginia Hospital Center , a 342-bed not-for-profit hospital in Arlington, Virginia, has selected CredenceHealth for the hospital's latest patient quality improvement initiative.
“We are excited to partner with such a nationally-recognized leader in quality of care. We are committed to helping Virginia Hospital Center continue its industry-leading focus on delivering high-quality care in the most effective and efficient manner.”
Virginia Hospital Center has been recognized as a leader in quality by a number of national, independent healthcare ratings companies like Hospital Value Index™, Healthgrades and CareChex®, which use measurements such as mortality, complications, inpatient quality, core measures, patient safety and patient satisfaction to evaluate hospital performance. In 2009, CareChex® ranked Virginia Hospital Center as #1 in Market in Major Cardiac Surgery, Top 10% in Virginia for Cancer Care and Top 10% Nationally in Major Cardiac Surgery, Neurological (Stroke) Care and Major Neurosurgery.
"We continue to strive to provide the best quality and safest environment of care for our patients, and based on our assessment of the market, believe CredenceHealth and its real-time CHlive solution provide the next level of insight into the care our patients are receiving," says Geri Bishop, Associate Vice President of Quality at Virginia Hospital Center.
Justin Lanning, President and CEO of CredenceHealth stated, "We are excited to partner with such a nationally-recognized leader in quality of care. We are committed to helping Virginia Hospital Center continue its industry-leading focus on delivering high-quality care in the most effective and efficient manner."