Largo Medical Center November 25, 2015

Largo, FL - The staff and physicians at Largo Medical Center are proud that the hospital is the ONLY one in Pinellas County to have received The Joint Commission’s Top Performer award throughout all 5 years of the program’s existence. Largo Medical Center is also one of ONLY 117 hospitals nationwide to achieve this status for 5 years. The Joint Commission is the nation’s leading accreditor of healthcare organizations. This program recognizes hospitals, like Largo Medical Center, that attain excellence in evidence-based care in core measure performance data.

“The data for this year’s recognition comes from 2014 accountability measures and is related to care provided for certain conditions including heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia, surgical care, children’s asthma, inpatient psychiatric services, stroke, venous thromboembolism, immunization and perinatal care,” said Anthony Degina, Chief Executive Officer at Largo Medical Center.

It’s the dedication to using evidence-based clinical practices that helps ensure the best possible outcomes for the patients we treat as we continue to move toward the hospital’s vision of becoming a nationally renowned academic medical center always providing compassionate care and service.

To learn more about this distinction or for an interview, lease contact Tammy Robiconti, Director of Marketing and Public Relations at Largo Medical Center at 727-348-1896.