Four Presbtyerian hospitals earn NMHA awards

October 5, 2022FeaturedOur Stories

Each year, the New Mexico Hospital Association (NMHA) requests applications from hospitals for initiatives that improve patient safety and quality. Winners and honorable mentions are then selected for Quest for Excellence and Patient Experience Innovation Awards.

In 2022, the NMHA selected the following Presbyterian facilities:

  • Lincoln County Medical Center received a Quest for Excellence award for work to improve the hospitals’ fall rate.

  • Socorro General Hospital received an honorable mention for Patient Experience innovation for a project to improve care transitions and discharge planning.

  • Presbyterian Kaseman Hospital received a Patient Experience Innovation award for their work on COVID-19 containment in inpatient Behavioral Health units.

  • Presbyterian Rust Medical Center earned an honorable mention for Patient Experience Innovation for work developing a daily patient rounding process referred to as "Blitz Rounds."

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