AAMC receives quality improvement award

| September 24, 2014 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel Medical CenterAnne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC)  recently received the 2014 Delmarva Foundation Excellence Award for its quality improvement efforts. The honor was awarded to two dozen individual Maryland hospitals that excel in patient safety and quality improvement.

To receive the award from Delmarva Foundation for Medical Care and the Medicare Quality Improvement Organization for Maryland, the hospital must meet specific performance improvement criteria on 14 measures in four national inpatient clinical areas: immunizations, heart failure, surgical care improvement, and pneumonia.

“We are pleased to recognize Anne Arundel Medical Center with this award,” said Dr. Columbus Giles, Delmarva Foundation’s Chief Medical Officer. “Recipients of this award possess a strong commitment to excellence and to improving the quality of care for their patients. We commend their achievements and look forward to continuing our collaboration with them to improve the health of Maryland’s Medicare beneficiaries.”

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