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Waynesboro Hospital receives award for patient care

March 10, 2013
  • Mark Tino, left, vice president of performance improvement for VHA's mid-Atlantic region, and Kathleen Williams, right, director of performance improvement for VHA's mid-Atlantic region, present Jill Keller, vice president of nursing and quality and risk management at Waynesboro (Pa.) Hospital, with the hospital's 2012 VHA mid-Atlantic APEX (Achieving Patient Care Excellence) Award at a ceremony on Feb. 25.
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WAYNESBORO, Pa. — On Feb. 25, Waynesboro Hospital received the 2012 VHA mid-Atlantic APEX (Achieving Patient Care Excellence) Award.

According to Kathleen Williams, director of performance improvement for VHA’s mid-Atlantic region, Waynesboro Hospital scored tops in quality and safety measures among the 57 acute-care hospitals in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

“Every person on our team at Waynesboro Hospital is responsible for excellent quality care and patient safety,” said Jill Keller, vice president of nursing and quality and risk management at Waynesboro Hospital. “This award was earned because of the staff, medical staff, board of directors, volunteers and auxilians, and administration’s dedication to providing top quality care to our neighbors.”

VHA Inc., based in Irving, Texas, is a national network of not-for-profit health care organizations that work together to create 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.

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