Reston Hospital Receives Awards for Patient Care

Reston Hospital Center has announced the recognition of several departmental awards for their patient care. Over the past several months, Reston Hospital Center has received five awards celebrating these significant achievements.

The list of awards include "Top Performer on Key Quality Measures" from the Joint Commission, an "A" rating from the Hospital Safety ScoreTM Initiative , and two three-year accreditations from the National Accreditation Program for Breast Cancer (NAPBC) and the American College of Radiology (ACR). Reston Hospital Center has also been awarded the designation of a Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology.

Each recognition requires detailed evaluation and inquiry of the departmental endeavors. The "Top Performer on Key Quality Measures" by the Joint Commission distinguishes healthcare organizations that have exemplary performance in using evidence-based clinical process, that are shown to improve care for certain conditions. This year, Reston Hospital Center has been recognized for its achievements in heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia, and surgical care.

Hospital Safety ScoreTM awarded an "A" rating to the hospital, citing an improved grade from the "B" in the previous year. The Blue Ribbon Expert Panel comprising experts in quality care from Harvard, Johns Hopkins, and Stanford University, use 28 measures of publicly available hospital safety data to produce a single "A", "B", "C", "D", or "F" score representing a hospital’s overall capacity to keep patients safe from preventable harm. Distributed by the Leapfrog Group (Leapfrog), it is the only peer-reviewed hospital grading system in the United States.

Reston Hospital Center has received two three-year accreditations with the National Accreditation Program for Breast Cancer (NAPBC) and the American College of Radiology (ACR). A program under the American College of Surgeons, NAPBC awards accreditations to healthcare facilities that are voluntarily committed to providing the highest level of quality breast care. Reston Hospital Center continues to demonstrate a commitment to offer its patients every significant advantage in their battle against breast disease. The American College of Radiology presented the hospital with an assessment score of 100 percent. The score was based on a peer-review evaluation by board-certified radiation oncologists and medial physicians.

After exhibiting competency in numerous fields, and completing an evaluation, The Surgical Review Corporation awarded Reston Hospital Center the Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology (COEMIG) designation. Out of the 5,185 registered hospitals nationwide, the hospital now joins the small group of nearly 60 healthcare facilities that hold this award. The Surgical Review Corporation only considers health facilities and their associated surgeons who demonstrate high-quality preoperative patient care and have completed the designating process.