St. Vincent’s, Griffin, named among top performing hospitals

 St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport and Griffin Hospital in Derby are among eight hospitals in Connecticut — and 1,099 nationwide — named as top performers by the Joint Commission.

The Joint Commission is a nonproft organization that accredits and certifies more than 20,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States. This week, the commission put out its annual “Top Performer on Key Quality Measures” list of hospitals that meet quality standards in multiple areas. Both hospitals were recognized for their heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical care.

Amanda Cuda