St. Mary’s Hospital Receives Honor

Awarded the American Hospital Association-McKesson Quest for Quality Prize for Leadership and Innovation in Quality and Patient Safety Improvement
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Rich Umbdenstock, President and CEO of AHA

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Improving our current health care systems is important to our country -- a process that includes providing safe, effective, efficient, timely, patient-centered and equitable care.  Now, St. Mary’s Hospital has been honored with a citation of merit for the American Hospital Association-McKesson Quest for Quality Prize for leadership and innovation in quality and patient safety improvement. 

Rich Umbdenstock, President and CEO of AHA, describes their award-winning program.

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WITH SHARED GOVERNANCE IN ALL AREAS, THE STAFF OF ST. MARY’S IS ACTIVELY ENGAGED IN QUALITY AND SAFETY IMPROVEMENT.  THE HOSPITAL HAS DEVELOPED A PATIENT AND FAMILY-CENTERED CULTURE THAT HAS HELPED IT TO ACHIEVE HIGH PATIENT SATISFACTION SCORES.

 

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

 

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