AHA honors 22 'stars' of the health care industry
The American Hospital Association(AHA) has announced its annual awards to several hospitals and other organizations for being "stars" of the health care field for their achievements in quality, community health, palliative care, and more.
The "Quest for Quality Prize" recognizes leadership and innovation in quality, safety, and commitment to patient care. This year's winner is Memorial Medical Center (Springfield, Illinois), which AHA praised for its success in adopting the Lean Six Sigma change process to achieve marked improvements. Read the full story here.