Providence Medical Center Receives Quest For Excellence Award

Providence Medical Center Receives Quest For Excellence Award
Pictured (l-r) Tammie Thomsen, Kathy Jasa, Val Hangman, Wendi Dwinell, Margaret Woeppel (Vice President, Quality & Data from the Nebraska Hospital Association), Nicole Haglund and Melissa Wimmer. Courtesy of PMC.

WAYNE – A pair of Nebraska hospitals and two medical centers in the state were recently recognized for this year’s Quest for Excellence.

According to a release from the Nebraska Hospital Association (NHA), Providence Medical Center of Wayne was listed as the Critical Access Hospital (CAH) winner for ‘Documentation Improvement’ through the Quest For Excellence Award.

Each year, two Nebraska hospitals and one Rural Health Clinic is recognized. This award recognizes outstanding efforts to improve hospital and clinic quality and patient care for the people of the State of Nebraska. The award represents the highest level of professional acknowledgement in Nebraska’s hospital and clinic quality improvement arena. PMC is proud to be recognized with this award.

The PMC team was instrumental in working on the project to make this award possible.

Other Quest for Excellence award winners were Brown County Hospital in Ainsworth for ‘Quality Tracking in a Rural Critical Access Hospital’; CHI Health Lakeside Hospital in Omaha (non-CAH winner) for ‘Asking BEFORE Accessing: Increasing Patient Safety While Decreasing Central Line Utilization’ and Crete Area Medical Center in Crete (Rural Health Clinic winner) for ‘Implementing an Oncology Care Management Program in a Rural Healthcare Setting’.

PMC – Wayne ‘Documentation Improvement’ award: Submission | Presentation

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