CLEBURNE, Texas — Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Cleburne has received the TMF Hospital Quality Improvement Silver Award from the TMF® Health Quality Institute. The award recognizes hospitals in Texas, Arkansas, Oklahoma and Missouri for quality initiatives designed to improve outcomes in patient care as well as performance in national quality measures.
“We are honored to be recognized for our continued commitment to quality improvement,” said Ajith Pai, Pharm.D., FACHE, president, Texas Health Cleburne. “This award is a reflection of the hard work of our employees to improve the health of the people in the communities we serve.”
As one of 50 Silver Award recipients, Texas Health Cleburne met thresholds for 75 percent of eligible measures and demonstrated a 10 percent reduction in patient readmissions during the 2016-2017 evaluation period.
The TMF Hospital Quality Improvement Award program is sponsored by TMF, the Arkansas Hospital Association, Oklahoma Hospital Association, Texas Hospital Association and Texas Organization of Rural and Community Hospitals. This program was established in 2004 as a non-competitive recognition program designed to identify exemplary outcomes achieved by hospitals.
About Texas Health Resources
Texas Health Resources is a faith-based, nonprofit health system that cares for more patients in North Texas than any other provider. With a service area that consists of 16 counties and more than 7 million people, the system is committed to providing quality, coordinated care through its Texas Health Physicians Group and 29 hospital locations under the banners of Texas Health Presbyterian, Texas Health Arlington Memorial, Texas Health Harris Methodist and Texas Health Huguley. Texas Health access points and services, ranging from acute-care hospitals and trauma centers to outpatient facilities and home health and preventive services, provide the full continuum of care for all stages of life. The system has more than 4,100 licensed hospital beds, 6,400 physicians with active staff privileges and more than 26,000 employees. For more information about Texas Health, call 1-877-THR-WELL, or visit www.TexasHealth.org.