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VHA West Coast Presents Recognition Award to Sutter Davis Hospital

Posted by on May 13, 2014 in Sutter Davis Hospital | 0 comments

Davis, Calif. – VHA West Coast recognized Sutter Davis Hospital in the West Coast Region Awards for achieving excellence in Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS). This recognition honors the physicians, nurses, administrators and staff at each organization for their work in patient experience measures and for achieving a bronze 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 Davis 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 Davis Hospital was recognized for performing better than at least 50 percent of the hospitals in the United States for nine patient experience measures during April 1, 2012 to March 31, 2013. These standards are measured by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for all hospitals throughout the country. Sutter Davis Hospital was recognized for attaining two indicators at the 95th percentile, one at the 90th percentile, five at the 75th percentile and one at the 50th percentile of Top Box.

“Patient experience is very important to us here at Sutter Davis Hospital,” said Janet Wagner, CEO, Sutter Davis Hospital. “We want to ensure that each and every one of our patients receives the best care during their time here. We are honored to be recognized by the VHA for our continued efforts to make the patient experience our top priority.”

“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 Davis Hospital on their outstanding achievement and celebrate their success.”

About Sutter Davis Hospital

Sutter Davis Hospital is part of Sutter Health, a not-for-profit, community-based health network located throughout Northern California. The hospital offers the best of all worlds – a technologically advanced acute-care hospital, a strong offering of outpatient services and community outreach programs. The 48-bed hospital and its programs provide care and support to the resident of Davis, Dixon, Winters, Woodland, West Sacramento, Vacaville and rural communities throughout Yolo and Eastern Solano counties.

Sutter Davis Hospital has been named a Top 100 Hospital by Truven Analytics five times, including the past four years. This year, the hospital earned the prestigious Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award.

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