Thursday, November 30, 2017

Hopedale Medical Complex honored for excellence in quality of care, top performance.

The Illinois Critical Access Hospital Network (ICAHN) recently recognized Hopedale Medical Complex for its ongoing commitment to exceptional quality of care, during a ceremony held November 14th at the I Hotel and Conference Center, Champaign, IL.
As part of the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy Medicare Beneficiary Quality Improvement Program (MBQIP), Hopedale Medical Complex and other critical access hospitals were asked to voluntarily participate in four defined domains of quality outcomes. These four domains include: Patient Safety/Inpatient; Patient Engagement; Care Transitions; and Outpatient Measures.
“Often, in rural hospitals, having a devoted staff member to abstract and submit this data can be both time-consuming and burdensome,” said Angie Charlet, ICAHN Director of Quality, Educational Services, and Compliance. “Hopedale Hospital realizes how important quality of care and an engaged staff is for its patients…From its top leadership on throughout the facility, each strives for continued quality on a daily basis, and that is what we are celebrating today.”
Hopedale Medical Complex was recognized for demonstrating the most improvement over quarters in any MBQIP measure or domain.
“We are very proud of our team for achieving this level of excellence in health quality,” said Mark Rossi, HMC COO. “This is truly a team effort that recognizes our dedication to delivering a healthcare experience that our patients and staff can be proud of.  We thank ICAHN for all its help during this process.”
ABOUT ICAHN

ICAHN is a network of 55 small rural Illinois hospitals dedicated to strengthening the
operations of its member hospitals through collaboration. The organization is composed
of Illinois hospitals who have earned critical access hospital designation by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services. ICAHN is recognized nationally for its work with rural healthcare and administers several state, federal, and private healthcare programs. The
ICAHN office is located in Princeton, IL, and serves critical access hospitals across Illinois
and is a nationally recognized state rural health network.


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