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North Central Baptist Hospital Earns NICU Level IV Designation

North Central Baptist Hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Nurses
Nov 28, 2018, 12:17 PM
North Central Baptist Hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) recently earned a Level IV designation for its ability to care for the youngest and most fragile newborns. The hospital celebrated the achievement with a gathering honoring NICU doctors, nurses and others who make such a huge difference in the lives of the little ones.
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Leapfrog Safety Grade Scores for Tenet Hospitals Exceed National Average

Gold stars
Nov 14, 2018, 14:54 PM
In the most recent Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade report, which was published in November, Tenet hospitals earned a Leapfrog GPA of 3.18 and continue to perform above the national average GPA of 2.81. In addition, the percentage of Tenet hospitals that received an “A” grade also exceeded the national average.
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Carondelet Holy Cross Hospital Provides Safety Net for Southern Arizona

Carondelet Holy Cross
Sep 12, 2018, 10:38 AM
As a federally-recognized critical access hospital, Carondelet Holy Cross Hospital is a cornerstone of the Nogales, Arizona, community. The 25-bed facility provides emergency care, general surgery, labor and delivery services, rehabilitation services and important health and wellness education for residents throughout Santa Cruz County in Southern Arizona.
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Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical Center Implements New Infant Safety Technology

FVRHMC Infant Safety
Sep 5, 2018, 10:59 AM
Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical Center in Fountain Valley, California, recently installed a new Infant Safety System.
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DMC Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan Achieves Magnet Recognition Once Again

DMC Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan
May 24, 2018, 10:40 AM
Detroit Medical Center’s (DMC) Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan (RIM) attained Magnet recognition once again by The American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Magnet Recognition Program®, which distinguishes healthcare organizations that meet rigorous standards for nursing excellence.
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Healthgrades Recognizes Tenet Hospitals for Excellence in Patient Safety, Patient Experience

patient and nurse
May 16, 2018, 17:15 PM
Twelve Tenet hospitals were recently named recipients of Healthgrades 2018 Patient Safety Excellence Award™, a designation recognizing superior performance of hospitals that have prevented serious, potentially avoidable complications for patients during their hospital stay.
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27 Tenet Hospitals Earn Leapfrog “A” Safety Grade

Stethoscope and stars
Apr 24, 2018, 10:09 AM
Twenty-seven Tenet hospitals earned an “A” in the April 2018 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades. Overall Tenet earned a Leapfrog GPA of 3.18 and continues to perform significantly above the national average GPA of 2.80.
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Readiness & Resilience: Managing Emergencies with Incident Command Center Expertise

Incident Command Center
Apr 12, 2018, 10:36 AM
With facilities across the country operating 24/7 in different communities and climates, Tenet has worked to continue to meet the needs of patients during unexpected, extraordinary events.
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Florida Medical Center Earns Bariatric and Robotic Surgery Accreditations from Surgical Review Corporation

Apr 9, 2018, 16:53 PM
Florida Medical Center (FMC) is the first hospital in Broward County to achieve accreditation as a Center of Excellence in Bariatric and Robotic Surgery by Surgical Review Corporation (SRC). The Bariatric and Robotic Center of Excellence Accreditations recognizes this hospital for providing the highest quality of care to its patients as determined by an independent, external process of evaluation.
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DMC Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital Again Recognized for Excellent Patient Safety

DMC Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital
Mar 29, 2018, 09:09 AM
Quality care and patient safety is at the heart of Detroit Medical Center’s (DMC) mission as a leading healthcare system.
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Tenet’s Valley Baptist Medical Center–Harlingen Now Provides the Highest Level of Trauma Care in the Rio Grande Valley

Mar 5, 2018, 11:01 AM
A multi-year journey to bring a major trauma center to the Rio Grande Valley is now complete, as Valley Baptist Medical Center– Harlingen (VBMC-H) in Harlingen, Texas, recently received designation as a Level II Trauma Center by the Texas Department of State Health Services.
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Valley Baptist Health System Recognized for Great Women’s Health Programs

Valley Baptist Medical Center-Harlingen-Texas Facility Photo
Feb 6, 2018, 11:21 AM
Becker’s Healthcare named Valley Baptist Health System (VBHS), with its hospitals in Brownsville and Harlingen, Texas, to its 2017 list of “100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Women’s Health Programs.”
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Four Tenet Hospitals Honored with the 2018 Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence™

Stars and stethoscope
Feb 1, 2018, 10:38 AM
Four Tenet hospitals received Healthgrades’ 2018 Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence™, which recognizes hospitals that exhibit comprehensive and consistent quality across a range of conditions and procedures.
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Abrazo West Campus Receives Certification from the Arizona Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics

Jan 29, 2018, 16:30 PM
Abrazo West Campus in Phoenix, Arizona, has been certified as a Pediatric Prepared Emergency Care (PPEC) hospital by the Arizona Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics. The hospital serves more than 14,000 pediatric patients annually.
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Tenet’s DMC Children's Hospital of Michigan Brings Sterile Processing In-House

Jan 25, 2018, 09:38 AM
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The Hospitals of Providence Sierra Campus Receives ACC Heart Failure Accreditation

Jan 4, 2018, 08:31 AM
The Hospitals of Providence (THOP) Sierra Campus in El Paso, Texas, was awarded the Heart Failure Accreditation by the American College of Cardiology (ACC) for demonstrating expertise and commitment in treating patients with heart failure.