SBRMC Recognized for Quality Medical Care
FOLEY, AL (September 18, 2012) – South Baldwin Regional Medical Center has been recognized with a Chief of Staff Award by Community Health Systems, one of the nation’s leading operators of general acute-care hospitals. The organization’s affiliates include South Baldwin Regional Medical Center and 134 other hospitals in 29 states.
Presented at the organization’s annual Chiefs of Staff meeting, Janet Hoffman, M.D., chief of staff of South Baldwin Regional Medical Center accepted the award on behalf of the hospital.
“At South Baldwin Regional Medical Center, we are continuously focused on ways we can build on the quality of care we deliver to patients,” said Dr. Hoffman. “Our entire team is committed to excellence, and I’m honored to accept this award on their behalf.”
The Patient Safety Award recognizes hospitals that have consistently achieved improvements in quality of care and patient safety.
“Our goal is to provide quality, personalized care for our patients,” said Keith Newton, Chief Executive Officer of South Baldwin Regional Medical Center. “Our excellent medical staff, nurses and other clinicians are continually investigating new opportunities to enhance our healing environment and delivery of quality care.”
South Baldwin Regional Medical Center is a 112 bed, acute care hospital with 725 employees and has a network of medical clinics serving Baldwin County. A dedicated and experienced medical staff offers over 32 medical specialties and the hospital offers services ranging from comprehensive digital imaging, a 24-hour emergency department, a 24-hour, 7 day a week certified Urgent Care Center and Imaging Center in Gulf Shores.
The hospital has received numerous awards and recognition, including the Press Ganey Summit Award, The Joint Commission’s Top Performer in Key Quality Measures, an “A” Hospital Safety Score by the Leapfrog Group and named to Modern Healthcare “Best Places to Work” in Healthcare for 2012. For more information, call (251) 949-3479 or visit www.SouthBaldwinRMC.com.
The terms "Community Health Systems" or the "organization" used in this press release refer to Community Health Systems Professional Services Corporation, unless otherwise stated.
From left: Wayne T. Smith, President and Chief Executive Officer, Community Health Systems and Dr. Janet Hoffman, South Baldwin Regional Medical Center Chief of Staff