Hospital receives recognition for "Patient Care Excellence"
WAYNESBORO, Pa. – VHA, Inc recently announced that Waynesboro Hospital has received the 2012 VHA Mid-Atlantic APEX (Achieving Patient Care Excellence) Award.
Kathleen Williams, Director of Performance Improvement for VHA, stated in an email that Waynesboro Hospital received the award because the hospital, “demonstrated extraordinary levels of patient safety and clinical performance.”
“We are honored to be recognized again for the care that we provide to our patients,” said Melissa Dubrow, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for Waynesboro Hospital.
In October 2012, Waynesboro Hospital received awards from The Joint Commission and Pennsylvania Department of Health for compliance to patient safety standards and for being a top performer in patient care.
“The awards put a spotlight on our strong commitment to patient safety and care,” Dubrow said. “We want our neighbors to rest easier knowing that the doctors and staff at their hometown hospital are working hard every single day to provide safe, evidence-based medical care.”
“We’re proud to be Waynesboro’s hometown hospital,” Dubrow said. “And, we are here and ready when you need us.”
Waynesboro Hospital, an affiliate of Summit Health, is a non-profit community hospital dedicated to building a healthier community through leading-edge medical technology, skilled physicians, and caring staff. For more information about Waynesboro Hospital, call (717) 765-4000 or visit www.SummitHealth.org