There is a relationship between evidence-based treatments and better health
outcomes. Lehigh Regional Medical Center understands this relationship
and we are excelling at providing treatment for heart attacks, heart failure,
pneumonia, surgical care and immunization.
As a result of our exemplary performance in providing these treatments
to patients in 2014, today we were named aTop Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations
in the United States. We were one of only 1,043 hospitals out of more
than 3,300 eligible hospitals in the nation to achieve the distinction.
Lehigh Regional was recognized for its achievement on the following accountability
measure sets: Heart Attack, Heart Failure, Pneumonia, Surgical Care, and
This is the fourth year Lehigh Regional Medical Center has been recognized as a
Top Performer and we are especially proud that our hospital has received this honor
once again. Previously, we were recognized in 2010, 2011, 2013, for Heart
Attack, Heart Failure, Pneumonia, and Surgical Care.
While hospitals such as Lehigh Regional are committed to improving performance,
recognitions like this do not mean it is time to rest. We regularly review
our performance to identify ways we can enhance the care and experience
patients have at our hospital. Our patients’ safety is our top priority,
and we thank Lehigh Acres for entrusting their care to us.