Top Hospitals awards celebrate the success of healthcare providers across the UK and are given to acute trusts for their achievements in healthcare quality and improvement.
is comprised of the Required Core Module (which collects a general assessment of health risks) and the Resilience and Youth Development Module (RYDM) (which measures positive environmental and internal assets such as meaningful and pro-social bonding to community, school, family, and peers, as well as, self-efficacy and problem-solving skills) [Hanson & Kim, 2007].
The accolade is awarde S d to the 40 top-performing CHKS
client trusts and is based on the evaluation of 23 indicators.
The acquisition adds further depth and breadth of expertise to Capita's existing services for the health market, which includes running the NHS Choices programme, medical screening firm Premier Medical Group, health informatics firm CHKS
, and the administration of both the Information Standard for healthcare information and the payment of national health patient fees to dentists on behalf of NHS BSA.
The winners were announced at an awards ceremony in London hosted by CHKS
, the UK's leading independent provider of healthcare intelligence and quality improvement services.
Northumbria Healthcare has been recognised consistently as one of the top 40 hospitals in the country over the last decade by CHKS
, a national independent benchmarking company, and our staff continue to win awards for the services they deliver.
RECOGNITION Kim Oliver, clinical coding service manager, and Alastair Beattie, head of information and statistics, with the CHKS
data quality award for England and members of Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust's clinical coding team GOOD WORK Jason Harries of CHKS
, presents Ann Farrar with the CHKS
data quality award for England
The awards celebrate excellence amongst CHKS
clients across the UK and are based on the evaluation of 23 key performance indicators covering safety, clinical effectiveness, health outcomes, efficiency, patient experience and quality of care.
It was organised by CHKS
, an international company specialising in measuring healthcare performance.
Graham Harries, CHKS
chief executive, said the achievement was especially remarkable as this year's top 40 hospitals have attained the highest performance level in the five years during which they have been doing the study.
This programme is run by hospital data company CHKS
accreditation programmes are based on published international guidance and established best practice to assure the best quality of patient care.