Las Vegas, NV — The Sunrise Health System, which is comprised of Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center, MountainView Hospital, Southern Hills Hospital and Medical Center and Sunrise Children's Hospital, were recognized today by The Joint Commission as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® for achieving excellence in performance on its accountability measures during 2013 for heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical care. Sunrise, MountainView and Southern Hills are among the 1,224 hospitals to meet or exceed the target rates of performance for 2013.

“The Sunrise Health hospitals of Sunrise, MountainView and Southern Hills take great pride in achieving this distinction from The Joint Commission,” said Todd Sklamberg, CEO, Sunrise and Sunrise Children's Hospital. “At Sunrise, our primary focus is always on the patient and providing high-quality care while enhancing the patient experience. These key quality measures have been a team effort involving every aspect of our facility.”

“At Sunrise, MountainView and Southern Hills hospitals, we have made it a top priority to address patient safety and quality health care by improving upon our evidence-based care processes,” said Kimball Anderson, CEO at Southern Hills Hospital. “Southern Hills is proud to be named a Top Performer, along with our sister facilities Sunrise and MountainView, and thank our entire hospital staff for its knowledge, teamwork and dedication to continuous improvement and patient care.”

“We understand that what matters most to patients at MountainView is safe, effective care,” said Chris Mowan, CEO, MountainView Hospital. “That's why MountainView has made a commitment to accreditation and to positive patient outcomes through evidence-based care processes. MountainView is proud to receive the distinction of being a Joint Commission Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® for the second consecutive year.”

Southern Hills has achieved Top Performer designation for four consecutive years. MountainView has achieved Top Performer designation for two consecutive years, and three out of the past four years. Sunrise has achieved Top Performer designation in two of the last three years.


About Sunrise Health

Sunrise Health is the most technologically advanced hospital network in the Southwest. Committed to providing the finest healthcare, Sunrise Health includes Sunrise Hospital & Medical Center, MountainView Hospital, Southern Hills Hospital and Medical Center and Sunrise Children's Hospital, as well as outpatient diagnostic, imaging and surgical centers. Specialty services include a suite of the latest diagnostic and surgical technologies, advanced cardiovascular services, comprehensive neurological services, a designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, The Nevada Neurosciences Institute, The Breast Center at Sunrise, the state's most comprehensive Children's Hospital and women's healthcare services and Las Vegas' first network of certified Stroke Centers and Accredited Chest Pain Centers.

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