November 05, 2013

Corpus Christi Medical Center Named Top Performer by The Joint Commission.
2013 List Draws Data from More Than 3,000 Hospitals Nationwide

Corpus Christi, TX., November 5, 2013 – Corpus Christi Medical Center, an HCA Affiliated Hospital, has been named one of the nation's Top Performers on Key Quality Measures™ by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in America. “This recognition is a validation of the exceptional care that our physicians and staff have continually provided to our patients and their families,” said Jay Woodall, Chief Executive Officer at Corpus Christi Medical Center. “We are honored to be recognized.”

Hospitals on The Joint Commission’s Top Performer list met the following criteria: Each hospital achieved performance of 95 percent or above on a single, composite score that included all the accountability data for which it reports data to The Joint Commission, including measures that had fewer than 30 eligible cases or patients.  Hospitals also met a 95 percent performance threshold for every accountability measure for which it reports data to The Joint Commission, excluding measures with fewer than 30 eligible cases or patients.

The data was drawn from more than 3,000 Joint-Commission Accredited hospitals reporting core measurement performance measures for 2012. Eighty percent of HCA hospitals are on The Joint Commission’s list of 1,099 which is the top one-third of all TJC hospitals reporting core measure performance data for 2012.

“Improving patient outcomes and providing quality care remains our highest priority as we serve the South Texas community,” said Kathleen Rubano, Chief Nursing Officer at Corpus Christi Medical Center. “We will continue our work to sustain clinical excellence.”

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About Corpus Christi Medical Center
Committed to the care and improvement of human life, Corpus Christi Medical Center has been a growing part of South Texas for the past 50 years.  What began as a 26-bed facility in the early 60s has grown into a multi-campus healthcare system offering a full range of medical services, outstanding clinical care and superior technology.  From caring for fragile newborns to complex cardiovascular patients, Corpus Christi Medical Center ensures the community receives the highest quality medical care available. The campuses of Corpus Christi Medical Center are Doctors Regional, Bay Area, The Heart Hospital, Northwest, Bayview Behavioral Hospital, Northwest Behavioral Health Center, Northshore Emergency Center, and Radiation Oncology at Corpus Christi Cancer Center.  For more information, visit www.ccmedicalcenter.com

About HCA Gulf Coast Division
HCA Gulf Coast Division is a comprehensive network of hospitals, outpatient surgery centers, emergency centers, cancer centers, and diagnostic imaging facilities. It offers a complete continuum of specialized health programs and services that meet the needs of Greater Houston and South Texas residents and businesses. HCA affiliated facilities in the Gulf Coast Division include 10 Hospitals, 9 ambulatory surgery centers, 7 diagnostic imaging facilities, 7 off-campus emergency centers, a hospital-based express care center, and a regional transfer center that provides one phone call access and support for patient transfers into and out of the HCA Gulf Coast Division Affiliated Hospitals, as well as access to ground and air transportation within a 150 mile radius. For more information, visit our website at www.HCAGulfCoast.com.

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Locations:
Corpus Christi Medical Center - Bay Area
7101 South Padre Island Drive
Corpus Christi, TX 78412
361-761-1200

Corpus Christi Medical Center - Doctors Regional
3315 S. Alameda Street
Corpus Christi, TX 78411
361-761-1400

Corpus Christi Medical Center - The Heart Hospital
7002 Williams Drive
Corpus Christi, TX 78412
361-761-6800

Corpus Christi Medical Center - Northwest Regional
Northwest Behavioral Health Center
13725 Northwest Blvd.
Corpus Christi, TX 78410
361-767-4300

Corpus Christi Medical Center - Bayview Behavioral Hospital
6629 Wooldridge Road
Corpus Christi, TX 78414
361-986-9444

www.Bayviewbehavioralhospital.com

Corpus Christi Medical Center - Northshore Emergency Center
1702 HWY 181 North, Suite 11-A
Portland, TX 78374
361-761-2273

www.northshoreER.com

Corpus Christi Medical Center - Radiation Oncology
1625 Rodd Field Road, Suite 200
Corpus Christi,TX 78412
361-985-2273
www.cancercarecorpuschristi.com