UMMC Honored for Patient Safety, Quality Measures

August 8, 2013

Delmarva Foundation Excellence Award Recognizes Performance in Key Clinical Areas

Delmarva Foundation for Medical Care, the Medicare Quality Improvement Organization for Maryland, has awarded the 2013 Delmarva Foundation Excellence Award for Quality Improvement to the University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC).  The award honors hospitals which excel in patient safety and quality improvement. To receive the Delmarva Foundation Excellence Award, a hospital must meet specific performance improvement criteria on 14 measures in four national inpatient clinical areas: acute myocardial infarction (heart attack), heart failure, surgical care improvement, and pneumonia.

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