Salem, VA, November 2013–Three LewisGale Regional Health System hospitals were named among the nation’s Top Performers on Key Quality Measures™ by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of healthcare organizations in America.

“We are honored to be among the top hospitals in the nation for clinical excellence and credit our extraordinary physicians and staff for their skill and dedication to provide the very best care to our patients,” said Jon Bartlett, President, LewisGale Regional Health System. “Our patients expect and deserve to receive high-quality, compassionate care. That is why our hospitals are committed to following evidence-based clinical processes that are linked to the best health outcomes possible.”

LewisGale Medical Center, LewisGale Hospital Alleghany, and LewisGale Hospital Montgomery, were among 1099 U.S hospitals who achieved this exemplary level of performance based on 2012 for the following medical conditions and procedures.

  • LewisGale Medical Center: Heart Attack, Heart Failure, Pneumonia, and Surgical Care
  • LewisGale Hospital Alleghany: Pneumonia, Surgical Care
  • LewisGale Hospital Montgomery: Heart Attack, Pneumonia, Surgical Care

In addition to being included in The Joint Commission’s “Improving America’s Hospitals” annual report, the three hospitals are recognized on The Joint Commission’s Quality Check website,