Boone County Hospital, Boone, Iowa
Boon County Hospital (BCH) demonstrated excellence in quality initiatives with documented outcomes. BCH actively participated in the Partnership for Patients as well as many other quality initiatives.
- Demonstrated above average scores compared to a majority of Iowa CAHs on patient safety measures
- Implemented policies and processes to eliminate non-medically indicated early elective deliveries and reduce patient falls
- Staff trained and implemented Team STEPPS and Lean as strategies to improve processes and outcomes
Howard Eikenberry, Assistant Administrator for Quality, Patient Safety and Information Technology accepted the recognition certificate, saying, “[This award] represents the efforts of all the staff working together to provide quality care for everyone.”