North Carolina Hospital Honored for Commitment to Quality

Carolinas Medical Center-Northeast, Part of Carolinas HealthCare System, Honored for Leadership and Innovation in Quality and Patient Safety Improvement
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Phyllis Wingate, President at Carolinas Medical Center-Northeast

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Improving our current health care system is important to our country, a process that includes providing safe, effective, efficient, timely, patient-centered and equitable care.  Now, Carolinas Medical Center-Northeast, part of Carolinas HealthCare System, has been honored as a finalist for the American Hospital Association-McKesson Quest for Quality Prize for leadership and innovation in quality and patient safety improvement. 

Phyllis Wingate, President at Carolinas Medical Center-Northeast describes the hospital’s award-winning program.

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THE STRONG LEADERSHIP TEAM AT CAROLINAS MEDICAL CENTER-NORTHEAST ENGAGES WITH STAFF TO SPREAD BEST PRACTICES THROUGH TESTED GUIDELINES AND PROTOCOLS. OUR DATA AND PROCESS IMPROVEMENT TOOLS ADVANCE THE EFFECTIVENESS AND QUALITY OF PATIENT AND FAMILY CARE AND IS ONE OF OUR STAND-OUT INITIATIVES. WE LOOK FORWARD TO CONTINUING TO SERVE THE COMMUNITY BY BUILDING ON OUR EXPERIENCE AND SUCCESSES.

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This is the thirteenth year for the Quest for Quality awards.  For more information, visit www.aha.org/questforquality.   

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