The Delmarva Foundation for Medical Care (DFMC), the Medicare Quality Improvement Organization (QIO) for Maryland, awarded MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center the 2012 Award for Quality Excellence in Hospitals.
This award, which was established in 2001, recognizes healthcare quality improvement in hospitals throughout Maryland and recognizes significant and sustained quality improvement and our continuing commitment to quality care.
To merit the 2012 Award for Quality Excellence, hospitals must meet or exceed the following criteria and requirements:
- Improve individual performance measure rate to 90 percent or above on 11 required measures.
- Sustain the improvement for at least three consecutive quarters.