Black River Memorial Hospital has been recognized as a 2018 Top Performing hospital by Professional Research Consultants, Inc., earning 10 awards.
PRC recognizes award winners annually for their achievements in improving patient experiences, health-care employee engagement and/or physician alignment based on patient surveys.
BRMH departments recognized as a Top Performer include Diagnostic Imaging, Medical/Surgical, and Surgical Services.
Other departments earning a five-star award include Rehabilitation, Laboratory, Sleep Lab, Medical/Surgical, Obstetrics and Urgent Care. Four-star awards were received by Medical/Surgical, Obstetrics and Surgical Services departments. The Emergency Department received the Award of Distinction which is given to recognize inpatient facilities and emergency departments that score above the 100th percentile for overall quality of care. These awards are given to hospitals who rank among the highest in the nation.
“We are so proud of our team at BRMH and are thrilled to have been presented with these National Excellence in Healthcare Awards,” said Patient and Family Services Director Kathy Laudon. “These awards are proof that BRMH is committed to improving health care. It takes years of dedication, determination and hard work to achieve this level of success. I’m proud to be a part of the BRMH team that works so hard to improve healthcare services throughout the Jackson County area.”