The Joint Commission Gold Seal- Willamette Valley Medical Center has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of ApprovalTM. The Joint Commission evaluates and accredits nearly 15,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States.

An independent, not-for-profit organization, the Joint Commission is the nation’s predominant standards-setting and accrediting body in health care. The focus is on improving the quality and safety of care provided by health care organizations.

The Joint Commission’s comprehensive accreditation process evaluates an organization’s compliance with these standards and other accreditation requirements. The Joint Commission accreditation is recognized nationwide as a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to meeting certain performance standards.

Willamette Valley Medical Center (WVMC) was recently named one of the Top 100 Rural & Community Hospitals in the United States by iVantage Health Analytics.

The Top 100 Rural & Community Hospitals play a key role in providing a safety net to communities across America – and the INDEX measures them across eight pillars of hospital strength: Inpatient Share Ranking, Outpatient Share Ranking, Cost, Charge, Quality, Outcomes, Patient Perspectives, and Financial Stability. Read more…

‘Top Performer’ on Key Quality Measures
Willamette Valley Medical Center was recognized as part of The Joint Commission’s 2015 annual report “America’s Hospitals: Improving Quality and Safety,” for attaining and sustaining excellence in accountability measure performance for: Heart Attack, Pneumonia, Surgical Care, Stroke, and Perinatal Care

WVMC is one of only 1,043 hospitals out of more than 3,300 eligible hospitals in the United States to achieve the 2015 Top Performer distinction. Furthermore, WVMC is one of only 117 hospitals in the United States to earn Top Performer distinction for the fifth consecutive year. Read more…

For more information about the Top Performer program, visit  Top Performers on Key Quality Measures.

INDEX Award Logo 1000px PNGWillamette Valley Medical Center was named one of the nation’s TOP HEALTHSTRONG Hospitals by iVantage Health Analytics. The study and announcement of the 2015 HEALTHSTRONG Hospitals, including Willamette Valley Medical Center, highlights top performing hospitals as determined through the Hospital Strength INDEX™. The annual INDEX study is the industry’s most comprehensive rating system of hospitals and the results recognize the top performing hospitals – measuring them across 62 different performance metrics, including quality, outcomes, patient perspective, affordability and efficiency. Read more…

More information and study findings can be found at