CRMC Awards & Accreditations
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CRMC Receives HealthData Management's 2013 Nursing IT Innovation GOLD Award
Cullman Regional Medical Center recently took top honors for Health Data Management's Nursing IT Innovation Award for the Good-to-Go Discharge Initiative
. The award recognizes innovation and excellence in using information technology in the field of nursing to directly improve the quality of care and patient safety while maximizing nursing resources, improve the work experiences of nurses, or to help further the professional practice of nursing. The award is presented to a team of nursing professionals at a health care organization (hospital, physician group practice or any other care-giving site). At least one of the primary coordinators of the IT project must be a nurse. Three awards are given: Gold, Silver and Bronze.
CRMC Receives Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Transition to Better Care Program Award
Cullman Regional Medical Center recognized as award recipient, out of 100+ applicants for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Care About Your Care program for the Good-to-Go Patient Discharge Initiative
. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Transition to Better Care program showcases innovative, patient-centered approaches coordinated by health care providers that improve the way care teams communicate with their patients, especially when a patient is transitioning from the hospital to home care. Click here for information about this prestigous award from the Robert Wood Johsnon Foundation.
CRMC Receives Modern Healthcare's Spirit of Excellence Award for Patient Safety
CRMC recently received the prestigious Modern Healthcare Spirit of Excellence Award for Patient Safety for the Good-to-Go Discharge Initiative
. The 20th annual Modern Healthcare
Spirit of Excellence awards honor organizations and individuals that go beyond what's expected in serving their patients and communities.The Patient Safety Spirit of Excellence Award specifically recognizes strategies and procedures that improve the safety of care for patients.
Modern Healthcare is the industry's leading source of healthcare business and policy news, research and information.Ranked No. 1 in readership among healthcare executives and deemed a "must-read" by the who's who in the healthcare industry.
CRMC Receives National Recognition as 2012 Most Wired Innovator Award Winner
How many times have you anxiously waited for a status update on your loved one in a waiting room? Sitting and wondering whether or not you could leave to go to the bathroom or to grab a quick bite to eat for fear of missing an update from the doctor or nurse. At Cullman Regional Medical Center, family members of patients undergoing surgery, no longer have to worry and wait for updates thanks to a new Electronic Surgery Tracking System created by the hospital’s Information Technology Department.
Click here to learn more about this exciting new distinction
CRMC Designated As a Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip Replacement
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama has designated Cullman Regional Medical Center as a Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip Replacement.
“Blue Distinction, in coordination with our JointsFirst program, is creating more streamlined care for our joint replacement patients,” Dr. Dave Dueland, Chief of Orthopedics at CRMC commented. “With CRMC performing 300-400 total joints annually, we have to maintain the highest standard of care and combine it with evidence-based practice.”
“Blue Distinction puts a high value on research and evidence-based health and medical information,” Allan Korn, MD, Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association Chief Medical Officer said. “Blue Distinction Centers show our commitment to working with doctors and hospitals in communities across the country to identify leading institutions that meet clinically validated quality standards and deliver better overall outcomes in patient care.”
to read the complete announcement.
CRMC Recognized for Implementing Quality Heart Care
Cullman Regional Medical Center has been recognized for achievement in using evidence-based guidelines to provide the
best possible care to patients through the American Heart Association /American Stroke Association's Get With The Guidelines® program. CRMC and 789 other hospitals are featured in a special advertisement in the "America's Best Hospitals" issue of US News & World Report (August issue) to commemorate their receipt of the Get With The Guidelines Gold & Gold Plus Performance Achievement Awards. A total of 931 awards were given for achievement in heart attack, stroke and heart failure treatment. Click here
to read the complete announcement.
Cullman Regional Medical Center has been recognized as a Tier I hospital by BlueCross & BlueShield of Alabama for commitment to quality, cost-effective care.