Inpatient diabetes program outcomes

Joint Commission gold seal

The Joint Commission’s (TJC) Gold Seal of Approval™

Community Hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s (TJC) Gold Seal of Approval™ for its inpatient diabetes care program. The Gold Seal is a symbol of quality that reflects a health care organization’s commitment to providing safe and quality patient care.

Our diabetes services

How we compare* CHOMP Society of Hospital Medicine
May-October 2020
Timeliness of blood glucose check after a hypoglycemic event Better 20.16 minutes ≤41.7 minutes
Resolution of hypoglycemia Better 31.19 minutes ≤47.3 minutes
Percent of days with severe uncontrolled hyperglycemia (>299 mg/dl) Better 3.1% ≤5.5%
Percent of hospital stays in which blood glucose is kept within range (71-179mg/dL) Better 84.9% ≥76.8%

*As compared to society benchmark

The Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM) Glycemic Control program focuses on optimizing the care for hospitalized diabetic patients. Data is voluntarily submitted to SHM which is used to compare with all participating hospitals. The numbers above represent non-ICU inpatients.