Avista Adventist Hospital Earns Top Performer Recognition From Nation's Leading Accrediting Organization

The program recognizes hospitals that attain and sustain excellent care for certain conditions, including heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia, surgical care and childrens asthma. To be listed as a Top Performer," Avista met or exceeded a 95 percent performance threshold on quality measures for which it reported data to The Joint Commission in 2010.

We understand that what matters most to our patients and their families is safe, effective care," says Avista CEO John Sackett. Were proud to be recognized for our commitment to accreditation, and for achieving positive patient outcomes through evidence-based care processes."

For more information about the Top Performers" program, visit www.qualitycheck.org.

About Avista
Avista Adventist Hospital is a full service, 114-bed acute-care hospital with a medical staff of more than 500 physicians. In addition to having the areas largest birthing center, the hospital is a leader in joint and spine care in Boulder County. Avista is connected to Centura Health, Colorados health care leader, and its integrated statewide network of 13 hospitals, seven senior living communities, medical clinics, affiliated partner hospitals, Flight For Life Colorado, and home care and hospice services. Avistas and Centura Health's strength lies in their ability to deliver world-class care to people where and when they need it most. Together, they provide care that transcends the walls of a hospital and connections to top expertise and technology that only Centura Health can make. For more information about Avista Adventist Hospital, visit www.avistahospital .org or the Media Room at http://centura.mediaroom.com/.