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Norman Regional Wins Clinical Excellence Awards

Norman Regional Health System has received awards for clinical excellence from VHA Oklahoma/Arkansas region.

Norman Regional Hospital was one of only two hospitals given the Superior Clinical Performance award. To win this honor the average of the overall performance for each of the eligible categories was equal to or exceeded 95 percent for one year.

“VHA works with dozens of hospitals across Oklahoma and Arkansas, and our mission is to help them become better performers,” said Bruce A. Naylor, M.D, Vice President for the VHA Oklahoma/Arkansas region. “Public expectations, payer demands and government mandates are pushing hospitals to provide better care. By recognizing these selected hospitals with clinical quality awards, we hope to demonstrate that hospitals can overcome the financial obstacles that often stand in the way to achieving clinical excellence.”

Norman Regional Health System’s Norman Regional Hospital and Moore Medical Center were two of 36 hospitals in the region to be recognized for clinical performance.

Norman Regional Hospital was also awarded:

  • Patient Safety Award in the Clinical Improvement category for Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infect
  • Patient Safety Award in the category of Clinical Excellence for Central-Line Associated Blood Stream Infection
  • Emergency Department Improvement Award in the category of Left Without Being Seen
  • Emergency Department High Performance Award in the categories of Left Without Being Seen and Length of Stay

Moore Medical Center was awarded:

  • Emergency Department High Performance Award in the category of Length of Stay

“Our staff and physicians at Norman Regional Hospital and Moore Medical Center allow us to win these honors through their commitment to patient safety and quality care,” said NRHS President and Chief Executive Officer David Whitaker. “These people work to fulfill the Health System’s mission each day by providing quality and compassionate care to our regional community.”

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Norman Regional Health System

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