Lowell General Hospital has announced that it has been recognized as a 2013 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures by the Joint Commission.
The hospital, which has a facility on Littleton Road as part of the Cornerstone Square development, is one of 1,224 hospitals in the U.S. to achieve the distinction.
“At Lowell General Hospital, our promise is to deliver Complete connected care,” said Joseph A. White, President of Lowell General Hospital. “This promise means that we are continually striving to provide the highest quality care possible to our patients. By being named a Top Performer, we are able to show our community that we are taking our promise seriously. We have made it a top priority to use evidence-based processes to improve our patient outcomes. I am very proud of our team at Lowell General and am honored that our efforts are being recognized on a national level.”
Massachusetts held 24 of the 1,224 to receive the distinction.
The Nashua, New Hampshire-based St. Joseph Hospital was the closest facility to Westford outside of LGH to receive the distinction.
More information on the award is available at http://www.jointcommission.org/accreditation/top_performers.aspx