West Hills Hospital
November 20, 2015

WEST HILLS, Calif. (Nov. 20, 2015) — West Hills Hospital & Medical Center, an accredited full-service acute care facility based in the San Fernando Valley, announces its ranking on The Joint Commission’s 2015 list of “Top Performers.” Released this week, the Joint Commission’s Annual Report’s “Top Performers on Key Quality Measures®,” is created to recognize accredited hospitals that demonstrate a high level of performance on accountability measures related to evidence-based care.

Using objective figures, the Joint Commission identifies the nation’s top-performing hospitals by analyzing data on clinical processes for certain conditions — such as heart attack, heart failure, perinatal care, pneumonia, stroke and surgical care — against criteria related to positive patient outcomes. The complete 2015 “Top Performers” list included 1,043 facilities this year –– 106 of which are owned by Hospital Corporation of America (HCA), West Hills Hospital’s parent company.

“Providing high-quality care that leads to positive results for our patients is our top priority at West Hills Hospital,” said Douglas Long, West Hills Hospital’s president and CEO. “The Top Performer acknowledgment by The Joint Commission encourages everyone here at West Hills Hospital as we strive to consistently treat every patient with care, passion and compassion.

For more information on West Hills Hospital’s services, visit www.westhillshospital.com. To see The Joint Commission’s complete list of top performing hospitals, visit www.jointcommission.org.

About West Hills Hospital & Medical Center

West Hills Hospital & Medical Center, a full-service acute care facility, has served the West San Fernando Valley for more than 50 years. With 450 expert physicians and a staff of more than 900 that brings outstanding service to every bedside, the hospital offers a full complement of advanced technology, compassion and responsive care for the improvement of human life. West Hills Hospital was the first Accredited Chest Pain Center in Los Angeles County, and also provides specialized care in the Emergency Department, Intensive Care Unit, Outpatient Services, Cardiac Catheterization Labs and The Grossman Burn Center. For more information on quality care, close to home, visit www.WestHillsHospital.com.

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