Twin Cities Community Hospital Receives 2 Performance Excellence Awards for Its Success in Preventing Hospital-Acquired ConditionsOct 24, 2016
Twin Cities Community Hospital has been named a 2016 Performance Excellence Award winner by The Collaborative Alliance for Nursing Outcomes (CALNOC) for its exemplary work in reducing hospital-acquired conditions.
Twin Cities Community Hospital was recognized for its success in preventing two hospital-acquired infections – Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections (CAUTI) in the critical care unit and Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in the hospital as a whole. CALNOC is the nation’s first registry dedicated to nursing sensitive measures at the unit level. It is a self-sustaining non-profit public benefit corporation with over 15 years’ experience in advancing the safety and quality of patient care.
“This recognition is a strong affirmation not only of the strength and professionalism of our dedicated nursing and medical staff but also of our overall commitment to patient safety and high-quality standards of care,” said Mark Lisa, CEO of Twin Cities Community Hospital. “Reducing and preventing hospital-acquired conditions has been and will continue to be a major focus of our clinical team.”
Twin Cities Community Hospital and other winners of the 2016 Performance Excellence Awards were honored at CALNOC’s 20th Anniversary Conference on October 23-25 in Monterey, California.