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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, Vidant Medical Center 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.
VIDANT MEDICAL CENTER HAS STRONG EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP AND ACTIVE GOVERNANCE PARTICIPATION IN QUALITY IMPROVEMENT. THE HOSPITAL ACTIVELY INVOLVES PATIENT ADVISORS IN WORKFLOW REDESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT OF POLICIES AND PROCEDURES.
This is the twelfth year for the Quest for Quality awards. For more information, visit www.aha.org/questforquality