“The consistent effort that each of our client hospitals makes to enhance the patient experience deserves recognition,” said QHR President and CEO James L. Horrar.
Brentwood, TN (PRWEB) May 23, 2012
Avatar International, an industry leader in healthcare quality improvement services, recently announced nearly 20 QHR client hospitals among its 2012 award-winning hospital partners. Avatar honored QHR client hospitals with awards for exemplary service, innovation, exceeding expectations, best performing, most improved and five star service.
“The consistent effort that each of our client hospitals makes to enhance the patient experience deserves recognition,” said QHR President and CEO James L. Horrar. “We are proud to see that so many QHR client hospitals have met Avatar’s high standards for service excellence.”
“QHR client hospitals are some of the nation’s leading community hospitals. The award winners’ dedication to go above and beyond to exceed their patients’ expectations indicates a clear understanding of the value of a positive patient experience,” said David Medvedeff, PharmD, MBA, and CEO of Avatar International LLC.
The QHR client hospitals recognized by Avatar include: Alleghany Memorial Hospital (NC), Calais Regional Hospital (ME), Cary Medical Center (ME), Franklin Foundation Hospital (LA), Hayes Green Beach Memorial Hospital (MI), King’s Daughters Medical Center (MS), Littleton Regional Hospital (NH), Montrose Memorial Hospital (CO), Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center (KS), North Valley Hospital (MT), Northwestern Medical Center (VT), Ohio County Hospital (KY), Parkview Medical Center (CO), Phelps Memorial Health Center (NE), and Sullivan County Community Hospital (IN).
Avatar (http://www.avatar-intl.com), a research and consulting company based in Orlando, FL, specializes in Evidence Based Intelligent Surveys™ and Innovative Strategies™ to transform information into significant quality and efficiency of care improvement for the healthcare industry. In addition to conducting surveys, Avatar also actively engages healthcare providers in process improvement, including training in service quality. Avatar serves healthcare organizations nationally, including small community hospitals, academic medical centers, large regional medical centers, integrated healthcare systems, long-term care and behavioral health organizations. Avatar International can be reached at 1-800-282-8274.
About QHR (Quorum Health Resources)
QHR (Quorum Health Resources) has provided consulting, management and education resources to hospitals and health systems for three decades. QHR is the market leader in hospital management, with nearly 150 current multi-year clients across the U.S. As a consulting resource, QHR is the seventh largest healthcare management consulting firm in the U.S., and the QHR Learning Institute reaches more than 10,000 healthcare professionals each year. For more information, go to http://www.qhr.com.