Dr. Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital


Awards, Honors and Recognitions

​Presbyterian Healthcare Services and Dr. Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital are recognized as leaders in the healthcare field. Some of the awards received recently include:

2020 Awards, Honors & Recognitions

Presbyterian ranked second in nation by Lown Index. Presbyterian Healthcare Services received an A+ overall and was named second among 305 health care systems by the Lown Institute Hospitals Index, a new national ranking of U.S. hospitals and health systems.

The Lown Institute, a Brookline, Mass.-based nonpartisan think tank created the Lown Institute Hospitals Index to help hospitals better serve and support their communities. The Index shows how nearly 3,300 U.S. hospitals compare on 42 performance indicators. The measures fall under three categories:

  • Civic Leadership, which assesses a commitment to equity, inclusion and community health;

  • Value of Care, which measures use of unnecessary services; and

  • Patient Outcomes, which evaluates patient safety, satisfaction, and clinical outcomes.

Presbyterian received A or A+ grades on all three measures, scoring highest in the categories of inclusivity, patient safety and avoiding overuse measures.

2018 Awards, Honors & Recognitions

Dr. Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital Earned Hospital Quality Award from HealthInsight.  DCT earned the 2018 HealthInsight Hospital Quality Award for high performance on quality of care outcome measures and patient satisfaction based on national rankings in three categories: a national survey of patients’ experience of hospital care, healthcare-associated infections, and readmissions.

Dr. Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital Earns Hospital Innovation Improvement Award. Dr. Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital (DCT) has earned the Hospital Improvement Innovation Network (HIIN) Award for two years of performance improvement evidenced by measurements of quality and patient safety.

The award was presented in a ceremony on September 26, 2018 at the 73rd Annual Meeting of the New Mexico Hospital Association in Albuquerque.

DCT is one of fifteen New Mexico hospitals recognized for excellence during the 2016-2018 phase of HIIN. The multi-year program supported by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, aims to ensure better care for individuals and populations throughout the state. DCT was recognized for significant improvements in decreasing the number of patient falls and hospital readmissions.

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