San Ramon, CA (PRWEB) October 31, 2013
CALNOC, the leading provider of actionable information and research on nurse sensitive quality indicators, today announced its annual CALNOC Sustained Excellence Awards recognizing exceptional hospitals for outstanding performance in the areas of reduction of hospital acquired pressure ulcers, injuries from falls and infections. 70 hospitals are recognized for their commitment and dedication to nursing quality.
This year’s winners represent hospitals of various sizes and affiliation. These hospitals have a long and consistent track record of monitoring and measure performance with the CALNOC registry in order to deliver the highest standard of care. “We are proud of the effort of these hospitals in improving patient health and safety. Their work is exemplary and represents a lasting commitment to healthcare quality,” said Tony Sung, Chief Operating Officer for CALNOC.
The following hospitals were recognized for Best Performance in the Reduction of Pressure Ulcers (Stage II+):
California Pacific Hospital - California Campus, Community Hospital of Huntington Park, El Camino Hospital – Los Gatos, Dominican Hospital – Santa Cruz, Frank R. Howard Memorial Hospital, French Hospital Medical Center, Island Hospital, Kaiser Permanente –Downey, Kaiser Permanente – Hayward, Kaiser Permanente-San Diego, Kaiser Permanente – South San Francisco, Kaiser Permanente – Vacaville Medical Center, Long Beach Memorial, Mercy Mt. Shasta, Mission Hospital Regional Medical Center – Laguna Beach, Natividad Medical Center, Pomona Valley Medical Center, Sharp Grossmont Hospital, Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center, White Memorial Medical Center.
The following hospitals were recognized for Best Performance in the Reduction of Falls:
Alameda Hospital, Community Hospital of Huntington Park, Community Medical-Clovis, Community Regional Medical Center, Kaiser Permanente-Los Angeles, Kaiser Permanente-Manteca, Kaiser Permanente South San Francisco, Marian Medical Center, Marshall Medical, Mission Hospital Regional Medical Center-Laguna Beach, Modoc Medical Center, St. Elizabeth Community Hospital, St. John’s Pleasant Valley, Sutter Coast Hospital, Tahoe Forest, UC Davis, UC Irvine Medical Center.
The following hospitals were recognized for Best Performance in the Reduction of Infections (Total Facility):
Colusa Regional Medical Center, El Camino Hospital Los Gatos, Enloe Medical Center, Hi Desert Medical Center, Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center, Lodi Memorial Hospital, Marshall Medical Center, Mills Peninsula Health Services, Monterey Park Hospital, O’Connor Hospital, Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center, San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center, Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women, St. Joseph’s Medical Center-Stockton, Stanford Hospital and Clinics.
The following hospitals were recognized for Best Performance in the Reduction of Infections (Critical Care):
Kaiser Permanente-Downey Medical Center, Pomerado Hospital, Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center-San Pedro, St. Francis Hospital (WA), St. Charles Medical Center-Bend, Pioneer Memorial Hospital (Prineville), Silverton Hospital, St. Charles Medical Center-Redmond, St. Clare Hospital, St. Elizabeth Hospital, Tulare Regional Medical Center.
CALNOC (the Collaborative Alliance for Nursing Outcomes), is the leading provider of actionable information and research on nurse sensitive quality indicators. Always on the forefront of patient care excellence, CALNOC created the first database registry of nurse sensitive indcators which turns patient outcome data into powerful information for hospital executives to guide decisions to advance global patient care. Hundreds of hospitals have joined CALNOC to monitor and benchmark performance in order to deliver excellence in patient care. CALNOC is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) public benefit corporation with headquarters in San Ramon, California. For more information call 888-586-1994 or visit http://www.calnoc.org.