Riverside, CA — Riverside Community Hospital was recognized last week by The Joint Commission as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® for achieving excellence in performance on its accountability measures during 2013 for heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical care. Riverside Community Hospital is among the 1,224 hospitals to meet or exceed the target rates of performance for 2013.
"Riverside Community Hospital takes great pride in achieving this distinction from The Joint Commission," said Patrick Brilliant, CEO, Riverside Community Hospital. "The staff and physicians understand that safe and high-quality care is what matters most to patients who put their trust in us and we have made that a priority. At RCH, our primary focus is always on the patient and meeting their expectations while enhancing the patient experience. These key quality measures have been a team effort involving every aspect of our facility. We are proud to again be named a Top Performing Hospital for the third consecutive year. This recognition is a reflection of our continuous commitment to improving the patient outcomes."
About Riverside Community Hospital
Founded in 1901, Riverside Community Hospital (RCH) is a 373 licensed bed, full-service acute care hospital in the heart of the Inland Empire. With over 500 physicians on staff, representing over 200 specialties and over 1,700 employees, Riverside Community Hospital is an Inland Empire leader in providing advanced, comprehensive health care to the Inland region. RCH houses the one of the largest Emergency Room and Trauma Center in the Inland Empire at 50 beds with an average wait time of only 22 minutes. RCH is one of Riverside County's only STEMI (heart attack) receiving centers and is a fully accredited Chest Pain Center. Centers of Excellence include the HeartCare Institute, offering invasive and non-invasive cardiac procedures, the Transplant Program and a Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.