Methodist Mansfield (Texas) Medical Center was named among the Top Performers on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission for achieving exemplary performance in using evidence-based clinical processes that are shown to improve care for certain conditions.
The clinical processes focus on care for heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and stroke. The hospital achieved a performance grade of 95% or above on a single, composite score that includes all the accountability measures for which data is reported to The Joint Commission. The center also met or exceeded a 95% performance target for all accountability measures for data reported in 2012, according to a news release.
Methodist Mansfield is one of 1,099 hospitals in the U.S. earning the distinction of Top Performers on Key Quality Measures for attaining and sustaining excellence in accountability measure performance, according to the release.
In other news, Mansfield Independent School District soon will have a wellness clinic to provide district employees and their dependents with access to low-cost and convenient healthcare, according to a news release. In October, the school board approved plans to move forward with the MISD Staff Clinic in partnership with MedHealth, a Texas not-for-profit health corporation associated with Methodist Mansfield Medical Center. The clinic will be open from noon to 7:30 p.m. on weekdays to accommodate district employees after hours when most healthcare offices are closed. The clinics will include a nurse practitioner. The wellness clinic will provide basic primary care with a focus on wellness and prevention.