Patient Quality and Safety
Dedicated to the highest standards of quality and safety
At Hurley Medical Center, it is our goal to provide you with the highest level of quality clinical care in the safest and most comfortable manner possible. This core goal is reflected in our mission statement: “Clinical Excellence. Service to People.”
Accredited by the Joint Commission
Hurley is accredited by The Joint Commission, an independent organization which reviews, accredits and certifies more than 18,000 healthcare organizations in the United States. Joint Commission accreditation is recognized nationwide as a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to meeting certain performance standards.
A member of national quality and patient safety initiatives
Hurley Medical Center participates in many national quality and patient safety initiatives, including but not limited to: Core Measures in Acute Myocardial Infarction, Pneumonia, Heart Failure, National Patient Safety Goals, National Healthcare Safety Network, a Stand Up for Patient Safety member of the National Patient Safety Foundation Collaborative, and the Michigan Health and Hospital Keystone Center for Patient Safety and Quality.
Hurley also participates in the National Patient Safety Initiative, a new federal program which will focus on decreasing hospital-acquired conditions and preventable hospital readmissions. It will also promote widespread adoption of proven hospital safety strategies which Hurley already follows, such as core measures, standardized wrist bands, and the National Patient Safety Goals.
You can view public reports regarding Hurley Medical Center’s quality and patient safety performance by clicking the following links:
At Hurley, you are part of the quality and safety team
During your stay in the hospital, the doctors, nurses and staff of Hurley Medical Center consider you and your family to be important partners in your care and safety. One important way that you can be involved is to speak up. Don’t be afraid to raise any issues relating not only to your care and treatment, but also to the quality and safety of Hurley’s overall hospital services.
Healthy Advice Patient Guide
To read Hurley Medical Center's Healthy Advice Patient Guide which contains everything you need to know about patient safety, infection control, and Advance Directives, click here.