Pointe Coupee General Hospital Receives Excellent Clinical Ranking
In recent data released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), Pointe Coupee General Hospital was ranked 76 out of 1,134 Critical Access Hospitals in the United States in clinical quality. The analysis is intended to provide Critical Access Hospitals with an estimate of their performance potential under a scenario for the Critical Access Hospital Value-Based Purchasing program. The measures are grouped into four domains:
Patient Experience of Care
Safety of Care
Efficiency and Cost Reduction
Valerie Jarreau, RN, MSN, CNO states, "Together, as a team, our employees take pride in providing the highest quality of care to the citizens of our community.”
"We are pleased to rank in the top ten percent of similar hospitals across the country,” said PCGH CEO, Chad Olinde. "Our clinical staff works hard to ensure that these measures are met or exceeded for all of our patients," Olinde adds.
This data is important as PCGH strives to continuously improve and set higher benchmarks to provide quality and efficient patient care. The clinical care provided at PCGH is meeting the expectations of the local community as evidenced by this documented analysis and the staff of PCGH is pleased to see their efforts recognized.