Several Ballad Health hospitals receiving honors for improving quality of care in sepsis, low-risk chest pain, and opioid related patients
Six Ballad Health emergency departments are receiving praise for their improvement in quality of care and leading the way for how the nation cares for its emergency patients.
The American College of Emergency Physicians congratulated 192 emergency departments who participated in a year long learning collaborative which includes virtual quality improvement activities and sharing of performance data, include improving outcomes for sepsis patients, reducing avoidable hospitalization for patients with low-risk chest pains, and reducing opioid-associated harm through safer prescribing as well implementation of evidence-based interventions.
The Ballad Health hospitals to receive praise include Franklin Woods, Indian Path, Johnson County, Sycamore Shoals, Unicoi County, Dickenson Community hospitals.
A full report is available here.
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