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Saint Francis Hospital-Memphis Receives Advanced Thrombectomy-Capable Stroke Center Certification

Saint Francis Leadershp
Aug 14, 2019, 13:53 PM
Saint Francis Healthcare recently earned the Advanced Thrombectomy-Capable Stroke Center certification from The Joint Commission, in collaboration with the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA).
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East Cooper Medical Center is South Carolina’s Only Hospital Recognized by IBM Watson Health as One of Nation’s 100 Top Hospitals

East Cooper Hallway
Aug 14, 2019, 13:44 PM
East Cooper Medical Center is pleased to announce that it has been named one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals by IBM Watson Health™. This report spotlights top-performing hospitals in the United States based on a balanced scorecard of publicly available clinical, operational and patient satisfaction metrics and data.
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MetroWest Medical Center is One of Six Massachusetts Hospitals to Receive a Beacon Award for Excellence in the ICU

MetroWest Beacon Award
Jul 3, 2019, 11:14 AM
The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) recently granted a bronze-level Beacon Award for Excellence to MetroWest Medical Center’s intensive care unit.
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St. Mary’s Medical Center and the Palm Beach Children’s Hospital Earns Three-Year CARF Accreditation

St Mary's Colleagues
May 30, 2019, 14:40 PM
St. Mary’s Medical Center and the Palm Beach Children’s Hospital was awarded accreditation for a period of three years by CARF International (Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities).
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The Hospitals of Providence East Campus Achieves Level III Trauma Center Designation

THOP East Campus
May 9, 2019, 13:07 PM
The Hospitals of Providence East Campus in El Paso, Texas, has been designated as an Advanced Level III Trauma Center by the Texas Department of State Health Services. This designation was awarded after East Campus showcased its commitment to accept a higher acuity of trauma patients, properly intervene and implement care.
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Coastal Carolina Hospital Receives First Chest Pain Certification

Coastal Carolina Hospital Colleagues
Apr 23, 2019, 12:18 PM
Coastal Carolina Hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for its Chest Pain Program. The Gold Seal of Approval® is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing safe and effective patient care.
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Healthgrades Names Delray Medical Center As One of America's 50 Best Hospitals

Delray Medical Center
Feb 13, 2019, 10:55 AM
Delray Medical Center in Delray Beach, Florida, has been named to Healthgrades’ 2019 list of America’s 50 Best Hospitals for the 17th consecutive year.
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The Hospitals of Providence Sierra Campus is 1 of only 10 Hospitals in Nation to Earn ACC HeartCARE Center Designation

The Hospitals of Providence Employees
Feb 6, 2019, 14:39 PM
The Hospitals of Providence (THOP) Sierra Campus in El Paso, Texas, has earned the HeartCARE Center National Distinction of Excellence, the highest cardiology designation granted by the American College of Cardiology (ACC). THOP Sierra Campus is one of only 10 hospitals in the U.S. and the first in the region to receive this designation.
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Nurses at Los Alamitos Medical Center Work with Stroke Survivors to Improve Training and Care Delivery in their Community

Employees participating in stroke training
Feb 6, 2019, 14:29 PM
Unlike most stroke programs, nurses at Los Alamitos Medical Center in California conduct stroke training with stroke survivors.
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Abrazo Central Campus First in Arizona to Earn Thrombectomy-Capable Stroke Center Certification

Abrazo Central Campus Colleagues
Jan 24, 2019, 10:53 AM
Abrazo Central Campus is the first hospital in Arizona to earn the Joint Commission’s Thrombectomy-Capable Stroke Center (TSC) certification. TSC is a new advanced certification that helps pre-hospital providers better understand hospital stroke capabilities and assist regional EMS triage to identify the best resource to address each patient’s condition.
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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

FMC
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.