St Bernards receive awards recognizing their medical care

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) – St. Bernards Medical Center and three other physician clinics affiliated with St. Bernards received awards recognizing their medical care.

They received awards from the Arkansas Foundation in respects oftheir Hospital Quality Excellence and Physician Office Quality Improvement thispast year.

St. Bernards received the Hospital Quality Excellence award whichis usually awarded to those organizations in the state whose "comprehensivequality programs demonstrate an overall commitment to excellent patient care".

St Bernards Heart and Vascular and St Bernards Clopton Clinic metthe criteria established by the Arkansas Foundation and received platinum levelawards.

Medical organizations apply for these awards every year and thoseawarded show key elements of quality programs in leadership, strategic planningand teamwork, and customer feedback.

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