OSF Saint Anthony's Health Center in Alton has been named one of the nation's Top Performers on Key Quality Measures by the Joint Commission for the fourth year in a row. The award recognizes exemplary performance in using evidenced-based clinical processes that are shown to improve care for heart attack care, surgical care and pneumonia care.
Saint Anthony's Director of Quality, Donna Rosenkranz tells The Big Z only 221 hospitals in the United States have earned this recognition for four straight years.
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Saint Anthony's is one of 1,043 hospitals in the United States to earn this distinction according to Rosenkranz who says the recognition was based on data reported to the Joint Commission.