Acuity Hospital of South Texas is accredited by the Joint Commission who requires each hospital seeking accreditation to engage in the accreditation process in good faith. This organizations requires hospital to practice and report procedures to ensure the safety of the public and the people who work in the hospital.
Acuity Hospital of South Texas measures the performance of processes that support care and then by using this data makes improvements. These measures are tracked through multiple departments to include Infection Control, Patient Safety, Medication Administration, and Wound Improvements. The data is not only reported to the hospital leadership, but is also benchmarked against national industry standards.
Acuity Hospital of South Texas measures our patient’s satisfaction. At discharge, each patient is provided with a hospital survey and the results are reviewed and reported back to staff and leadership. Patients are asked to provide this feedback on the care they received during their hospital stay and their preparation for discharge. Each month the hospital reviews the survey results and the patient comments for opportunities to improve the quality of care and our commitment to patient safety.