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ContinueCARE Hospital at Baptist Health Corbin Recognized for Excellence

ContinueCARE Hospital at Baptist Health Corbin, a Long Term Acute Care Hospital (LTACH) located in Corbin, Kentucky, is proud to earn designation as a Respiratory Center of Excellence by the Center for Improvement in Healthcare Quality (CIHQ)—the first facility in the country to receive this specific CIHQ designation for respiratory therapy.

Read the full report in Becker’s Hospital Review, June 7,...


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ContinueCARE Hospital at Baptist Health Corbin Recognized for Excellence

Plano, TX (June 5, 2019) – ContinueCARE Hospital at Baptist Health Corbin, a Long Term Acute Care Hospital (LTACH) located in Corbin, Kentucky, is proud to earn designation as a Respiratory Center of Excellence by the Center for Improvement in Healthcare Quality (CIHQ)—the first facility in the country to receive this specific CIHQ designation for respiratory therapy.

“We are proud that our commitment to quality patient care has led to excellence and fulfillment of the highest CIHQ standards,” said Tommy Le, CEO, ContinueCARE Hospital at Baptist Health Corbin. Le’s leadership...


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North Texas Medical Center selects Simple Interact for Front Office Automation

DALLAS, April 23, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — North Texas Medical Center (NTMC) is working to improve the experience of all patients. A major step is NTMC’s selection of Simple Interact and its complete suite of Front Office Automation services which are designated to enhance several aspects of a patient’s experience.

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Hospital Risk Management

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Foundational Principles and Best Practices for Hospital Risk Management

When an effective hospital risk management program is in place, the most critical element—maintaining a culture focused on patient safety—is intangible. Safety culture is a shared belief among the entire hospital staff that safety is important, and a shared responsibility.

By definition, safety culture is part of organizational culture and is upheld by staff at all levels and in every department. Risk management is not just a clinical concern. Everyone contributes. Maintenance workers identify and remove trip hazards in and around the facility. Housekeeping plays a vital role in infection...


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Freestone Medical Center Recognized for High-quality Care

Freestone Medical Center has received the TMF Hospital Quality Improvement Silver Award from TMF® Health Quality Institute.

“We are very proud to be recognized for our quality. Our success illustrates our commitment to patient safety and consistent delivery of quality healthcare,” said John Yeary, CEO, Freestone Medical Center. “It was a significant amount of work, but well worth it because it was the right thing to do for our patients.”

Yeary shared, “I congratulate all Freestone Medical Center team members for their hard work toward achieving this outstanding level of...


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Freestone Medical Center Recognized for High-Quality Care

FAIRFIELD, TEXAS – February 7, 2019 – Freestone Medical Center has received the TMF Hospital Quality Improvement Silver Award from TMF® Health Quality Institute.

“We are very proud to be recognized for our quality. Our success illustrates our commitment to patient safety and consistent delivery of quality healthcare,” said John Yeary, CEO, Freestone Medical Center. “It was a significant amount of work, but well worth it because it was the right thing to do for our patients.”

Yeary shared, “I congratulate all Freestone Medical Center team members for their hard...


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What Would We Do Without Local Medical Care?

by Regina Keilers, Publisher, Fayette County Record, La Grange, Texas

I found myself in need of medical care again recently. The details of what was wrong are not really the important part of the story, what is important is how I was cared for.

I had a small spot on my arm (probably a bug bite) that was red and seemed to possibly be infected. I put some antibiotic cream on it and covered it up hop-ing that would take care of it. After a couple of days, (on a...


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Yoakum hospital recognized for wound care clinic

Yoakum Community Hospital’s Wound Care Clinic has received the RestorixHealth’s Center of Excellence award, according to a news release from the hospital.

“This achievement reaffirms the quality of care that our Wound Care Clinic provides its patients,” said CEO Karen Barber. “We are proud to be a recipient of an award that recognizes the hard work and dedication of our staff.”

See full article in the Victoria Advocate, August 22, 2018.

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Jellico Community Hospital board optimistic in trying financial times

Over 40 years ago, Dr. Charles Wilkens moved his family from North Carolina to Jellico at the request of Adventist Health System, who had taken over the operations of Jellico Community Hospital.

“We lived here. I could tell you all about this hospital. This used to be the surgery room. This is where I did surgery for a good number of years was in this part of the hospital,” Wilkens said, seated at a table with JCH board chair Allen McClary and Interim CEO Gene Miller in Miller’s office.

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Community Hospital Corporation and Yoakum Community Hospital Featured on Rural Matters Podcast

PLANO, Texas, July 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Community Hospital Corporation (CHC) CEO Jim Kendrick and Yoakum Community Hospital CEO Karen Barber were featured on a recent episode of Rural Matters, a podcast that features issues important to Rural America.

Read the full article in the Virginian-Pilot, July 18, 2018.

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