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Decatur Morgan receives award

Published 3:37pm Wednesday, June 5, 2013

VHA Inc. awarded Decatur Morgan Hospital a 2013 VHA Leadership Award for Clinical Excellence.

This award honored the hospital for achieving national performance standards for clinical quality, safety and patient experience.

Winners were selected based on a composite score consisting of three elements: 1) value-based purchasing total performance score, which includes core measures and the hospital consumer assessment of health care providers and Service survey results; 2) 30-day re-admission rates and 3) Medicare cost data.

Decatur Morgan Hospital was one of 40 VHA member hospitals to receive a leadership award for clinical excellence

Dean Griffin, Decatur Morgan Hospital president, is proud to offer clinical excellence to the community.

“Decatur Morgan Hospital has always maintained a strong commitment to delivering the highest level of quality healthcare,” Griffin said. “It is such an honor for our physicians, nurses, staff and volunteers to be recognized for their continuous efforts of providing compassionate quality care.”

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