LANE RMC RECEIVES PLATINUM QUALITY AWARD
- 05/07/2010 -
LaneRegionalMedicalCenter is the ONLY hospital in the Baton Rouge area to receive the Platinum Level Louisiana Hospital Quality Award, presented by eQHealth Solutions, the Medicare Quality Improvement Organization for Louisiana.
With this award, Lane Regional is recognized for continued improvement of care in the areas of Acute Myocardial Infarction (Heart Attack), Heart Failure, Pneumonia and Surgical Care.Lane Regional is one of only 26 hospitals in the entire state to receive the Platinum Level award.
The clinical areas measured for the award have been designated as national health care priorities by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Staff members from Lane Regionalís Quality Resources Department have been working with quality improvement specialists from eQHealth Solutions to use proven, evidence-based practices to improve care for patients.