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Washington Regional Receives Award for Clinical Excellence

Washington Regional Medical Center has been recognized by VHA Inc., a national healthcare network, for outstanding clinical performance.

The Clinical Excellence Award for Core Clinical Process acknowledges Washington Regional’s outstanding performance related to the treatment of heart attacks, heart failure and pneumonia and for the prevention of surgical site infections. Based on hospital performance data during four consecutive quarters ending June 30, 2014, VHA recognized Washington Regional for achieving an average performance score equal to or exceeding 98 percent in each of the four categories.

“This award reflects the long-standing dedication that our employees, nurses and physicians have to ensure that our patients receive quality, compassionate care,” says Mark Bever, Washington Regional executive vice president and hospital administrator. “It is an honor to see their efforts recognized by VHA.”