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VHA West Coast Recognizes Sutter Auburn Faith for Third Year

Posted by on Apr 25, 2014 in Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital | 0 comments

Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital

Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital

For the third consecutive year, VHA West Coast recognized Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital in the West Coast Region Awards for achieving excellence in clinically recognized performance measures. This recognition honors the physicians, nurses, administrators and staff at each organization for their work in achieving a silver level of performance.

The VHA West Coast Recognition Program annually recognizes achievement of clinical quality and patient experience goals among VHA health care organizations in California, Oregon, Arizona, Washington, and Hawaii. Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital is one of five organizations in the region to receive recognition in 2014.

All VHA West Coast acute facilities are eligible for inclusion in the recognition program. Specifically, Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital was recognized for achieving 99 to 100 percent composite scores in three clinical areas during April 1, 2012 to March 31, 2013. These metrics mirror the same criteria as measured by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) for all hospitals’ throughout the country. Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital was recognized for its composite score of 99 percent or better in three clinical measure sets: Acute Myocardial Infarction, Pneumonia and Congestive Heart Failure.

“We are very pleased to receive this recognition for three years running,” said Mitch Hanna, CEO, Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital. “Our clinical teams are dedicated to quality care, safety measures and improved outcomes. This recognition demonstrates the value of the care we deliver.”

“The VHA West Coast awards program allows well-deserved and appropriate recognition to our Members for their work to achieve superior clinical performance and offer patients an exceptional experience,” said Rick Barnett, VHA West Coast area senior vice president/ executive officer. “We congratulate Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital on their outstanding achievement and celebrate their success.”

Posted by on Apr 25, 2014 in Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital | 0 comments