PIMC Wins National Award
PeaceHealth Peace Island Medical Center in Friday Harbor was recognized with a Premier, Inc. QUEST® High-value Citation of Merit for 2017 at Premier’s annual Breakthroughs Conference and Exhibition on June 27, 2017.
QUEST is a national quality improvement collaborative of approximately 350 hospitals within Premier Inc., a leading healthcare performance improvement alliance of more than 3,750 hospitals and 130,000 additional providers. Only 63 member hospitals received a Citation of Merit for 2017.
PeaceHealth Peace Island Medical Center received a Citation of Merit for achieving top performance in any four of the following six areas evaluated for the award:
- Cost and Efficiency
- Evidence-based Care
- Patient and Family Engagement
- Appropriate Hospital Use
“QUEST hospitals have set high standards in clinical excellence nationwide,” Madeleine Biondolillo, MD, vice president of engagement and delivery for Premier Inc. “Together, they have worked to outperform in healthcare. Premier congratulates PeaceHealth Peace Island Medical Center for their fantastic achievements.”
About PeaceHealth: PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a group practice with more than 900 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. The Sisters shared expertise and transferred wisdom from one medical center to another, always finding the best way to serve the unmet need for healthcare in their communities. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of the founding Sisters and continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission. Visit us online at peacehealth.org.