NH DHHS - New Hampshire Hospital Earns National Recognition for Demonstrating Its Commitment to Quality Care

Concord, NH – New Hampshire Hospital (NHH) is receiving national

recognition for being a Joint Commission 2013 Top Performer. The Joint

Commission is the leading accreditor of health care organizations in

America. The Joint Commission recognized NHH for exemplary performance in

using evidence-based clinical processes related to inpatient psychiatric

services that are shown to improve care.

“New Hampshire Hospital is committed to positive patient outcomes,” said

NHH Chief Executive Officer Bob MacLeod. “Our patients deserve safe,

compassionate, and effective care and we are proud to receive the

distinction of being a Joint Commission Top Performer.”

NHH is one of 1,099 hospitals in the U.S. earning the distinction of Top

Performer on Key Quality Measures for attaining and sustaining excellence

in accountability measure performance based on an aggregation of data

reported to The Joint Commission during the 2012 calendar year. In

addition to being included in the release of The Joint Commission’s “

Improving America’s Hospitals” annual report, New Hampshire Hospital will

be recognized on The Joint Commission’s Quality Check website, and in other

upcoming publications.

The Joint Commission Top Performer Program annually recognizes accredited

hospitals that attain and sustain excellence in accountability measure

performance. An accountability measure is a quality measure that meets

criteria designed to identify measures that produce the greatest positive

impact on patient outcomes when hospitals demonstrate improvement.

Learn more about the program and read the full report on the Joint

Commission’s website: