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Excellence in Patient Care Award

Posted November 1, 2013

Wabash County Hospital Wins Studer Group’s Excellence in Patient Care Award


Wabash County Hospital has been chosen to receive an Excellence in Patient Care award given by outcomes firm Studer Group®. The hospital received the award — which was presented at the 11th annual What’s Right in Health Care conference — for their exemplary “Room was always clean” results on the HCAHPS patient survey.


Studer Group® gives its Excellence in Patient Care awards to select partners based on various categories. Wabash County Hospital was selected for their HCAHPS composite results for 3Q11-2Q12 for the “room cleanliness” composite. Wabash County Hospital’s outstanding results ranked them among the highest from a database of more than 850 organizations coached by Studer Group.


“Cleanliness is more than an aesthetic at Wabash County Hospital,” said Studer Group Coach Kris Ann Piazza. “It is about safety and the team in Housekeeping being empowered to positively impact patient outcomes by establishing a sanitized environment that reduces the risk of infection. Every employee plays a role in the patient experience, and this award clearly demonstrates that Housekeeping staff and leaders have committed to making a difference for those they serve!”


Wabash County Hospital is a not-for-profit, 25-bed critical access hospital. Serving the community since 1919, WCH has an active medical staff of more than 25 highly-skilled physicians and more than 30 expert specialists who visit the Outpatient Clinic on a regular basis. Areas of service include General and Orthopedic Surgery, Oncology, Cardiology, Home Healthcare & Hospice, Sleep Medicine, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Family Practice, and much more.

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