Published On: November 19th, 2013|370 words|1.3 min read|
The South Texas Veterans Health Care System was one of 32 VA medical centers named Top Performers on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in America.
Congratulations to the 32 VA medical facilities named “top performers” by the independent panel that accredits and certifies health care organizations.
“We are proud of the medical facilities that have been recognized for demonstrating VA’s commitment to provide the high-quality care our Veterans have earned through their service,” said Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki. “This achievement highlights the hard work of our VA medical staff to serve Veterans.”
The recognition came from The Joint Commission, a not-for-profit organization that ensures the quality of U.S. health care by its intensive evaluation of more than 20,000 health care organization. All 151 VA medical facilities are accredited by The Joint Commission