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Wellstar consistently receives attention and accolades from national organizations that set standards for world-class care. Our system-wide practice of safety principles, assessing and addressing errors and seeking feedback from our patients and customers continually earns recognition for significant advances in safety and quality.
Wellstar was recognized and received several awards at the 2011 Annual VHA Leadership Expo.
Wellstar Cobb, Douglas, Kennestone and Paulding were named to the Georgia Hospital Association’s (GHA) Partnership for Health and Accountability (PHA) Quality Honor Roll for CY 2010. They were all recognized on the Presidential Honor Roll, the second highest recognition.
Wellstar Health System has participated in The Partnership for Health and Accountability (PHA) Safety Program since its inception.
Wellstar received three prestigious Quality and Patient Safety Awards from the PHA for 2010:
Wellstar received three prestigious Quality and Patient Safety Awards from the PHA for 2009:
Wellstar Kennestone Hospital was awarded the Top Tier 3 Star rating for cardiac surgery for the second time by the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS). Only the top 13% of hospitals in the nation were awarded this distinction. This is based on the National Quality Measure covering the period July 1, 2010 through June 31, 2011.
Wellstar Kennestone Hospital’s Blue Critical Care Unit Received the Beacon Award from the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) for Critical Care Excellence for Fall of 2010. As a recipient, this unit demonstrates quantitative success measured against evidence-based national criteria in six areas impacting patient care.
For seven consecutive years the American Association for Respiratory Care (QRCR) named Wellstar a Quality Respiratory Care Institution. Only 700 of 5000 U.S. hospitals achieve this distinction.