WAYNESBORO, Pa. – Caption: (Left) Richard Marks, Chairman of the Waynesboro Hospital Board of Directors, Kathleen Williams, Director of Performance Improvement, VHA Mid-Atlantic Region, Jill Keller, Vice President of Nursing and Quality and Risk Management at Waynesboro Hospital, and Mark Tino, Vice President of Performance Improvement, VHA Mid-Atlantic Region stand with the hospital’s 2013 VHA Mid-Atlantic APEX (Achieving Patient Care Excellence) Award and certificate which was presented at a ceremony on Friday, March 21.
According to Williams, Waynesboro Hospital scored tops in quality and safety measures and was 1 of only 3 VHA hospitals in the Mid-Atlantic region to receive VHA’s highest award.
“Waynesboro Hospital’s team just continues to excel,” Williams said. “You are performing at the highest level, and continue to set the standard for other healthcare organizations.”
“Summit Health continues to adopt new processes and have made major commitments to improve the whole patient experience at our hospitals and our physician practices.” said Jill Keller, vice president of nursing and quality and risk management for Waynesboro Hospital.
“Waynesboro Hospital is proud to continue to be recognized for our achievements in patient safety and quality, and we will continue to strive for nothing less than excellence in caring for our neighbors.”
Summit Health is a non-profit network of hospitals and physician practices dedicated to building a healthier community.As Franklin County's leading healthcare provider, Summit Health offers family care, specialists, lab and imaging services, a fitness center, two walk-in care centers, and two award-winning hospitals. More information is available at www.SummitHealth.org and www.facebook.com/SummitHealth.
VHA Inc., based in Irving, Texas, is a national network of not-for-profit health care organizations that work together to drive maximum savings in the supply chain arena, set new levels of clinical performance, and identify and implement best practices to improve operational efficiency and clinical outcomes. Formed in 1977, VHA serves nearly 1,350 not-for-profit hospitals and more than 72,000 non-acute care providers’ nationwide, coordinating delivery of its programs and services through its 13 regional offices.