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2018 Review: 25 Things to Know About Coffey Health System
Reese makes it a point to begin every meeting of the Coffey Health
System Board of Trustees by recognizing individuals for their
accomplishments and hard work.
important that we celebrate each success and take the time to thank the
staff each month; but to look at what we’ve achieved over the course of
the year is truly remarkable,” Reese said. “We see the staff overcome
obstacles every day and find new and exciting ways to improve the level
of care to our community.” Read more.
Hughes recognized for lifetime of community involvement
the second year in a row, a Sunset Manor resident has received a
prestigious state award. On March 6, Coffey County native Audra Hughes
received the Ambassador of Community Involvement Award presented by the
Kansas Health Care Association (KHCA) in Topeka. Audra was nominated by
the staff at Sunset Manor, Waverly, where she resides. Read more.
Coffey County Hospital earned the coveted five-star rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the federal agency that runs the Medicare program. This rating places Coffey County Hospital among the top 7 percent of the nation’s hospitals.
“Only ten Kansas hospitals earned the five-star rating,” said Coffey Health System Chief Executive Officer Leonard Hernandez. “We are the only hospital in an 80-mile radius, and one of only four community-based hospitals in the state to receive this distinction.”
Hospitals across the country report data to CMS regarding all aspects of patient care. The recently announced star ratings are based upon 2016 data from 4,579 facilities. Read more.
Coffey County Hospital is now a High 5 for Mom & Baby recognized
facility. The hospital attained this status by integrating specific
maternity care procedures based on the proven health benefits associated
with breastfeeding and other key elements of bonding between mother and
recognition is the culmination of 18 months of hard work to raise the
bar and implement new practices that will benefit our newborns and their
families for years to come," said Coffey Health System Chief Executive
Officer Leonard Hernandez. Read more.
Cleanest hospital rooms in Kansas are at CCH
Coffey County Hospital is recognized among the “59 Hospitals with the Cleanest Patient Rooms” by Becker’s Hospital Review. “We
are very proud of this recognition, but there is something about it
that means even more than national recognition,” said Chief Executive
Officer Leonard Hernandez. “This award truly comes from our patients—and
they matter more than anything else.” Read more.
Hernandez repeats national recognition
A national healthcare publication once again named Coffey Health System Chief Executive Officer Leonard Hernandez to its list of “60 Rural Hospital CEOs to Know.” Becker’s Hospital Review announced its annual list of innovative rural healthcare leaders on January 31. Read more.
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