Olney, MD. — August 6, 2012 —For the third year in a row, The Delmarva Foundation for Medical Care, the Medicare Quality Improvement Organization for Maryland, has awarded the 2012 Delmarva Foundation Excellence Award for Quality Improvement to MedStar Montgomery Medical Center, Olney, Md.
The award honors individual hospitals that excel in patient safety and quality improvement. To receive the Delmarva Foundation Excellence Award, the hospital must meet specific performance improvement criteria on 18 measures in four national inpatient clinical areas: acute myocardial infarction (heart attack), heart failure, surgical care improvement and pneumonia.
“We are pleased to recognize MedStar Montgomery Medical Center with this award,” said Thomas Jackson, Delmarva Foundation’s Chief Executive Officer. “Recipients of this award possess a strong commitment to excellence and to improving the quality of care for their patients. We commend their achievements and look forward to continuing our collaboration with them to improve the health of Maryland’s Medicare beneficiaries.”
“Receiving this award three years in a row validates MedStar Montgomery Medical Center’s strong commitment to high-quality patient care to the community in which we serve,” said Peter Monge, president of MedStar Montgomery. “This accomplishment is due to the loyalty and dedication of our physicians, nurses and associates.”
About MedStar Montgomery Medical Center
MedStar Montgomery Medical Center is a 138-bed not-for-profit hospital serving the greater Baltimore and Washington metropolitan areas. As a proud member of MedStar Health, MedStar Montgomery is committed to delivering the latest in modern medicine and medical technology.
For more information about MedStar Montgomery, contact Kelly Welch, Internal Communications Coordinator, at 301-774-8912 or email@example.com.