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Mercy earns its third straight Medicare 5-star rating for quality

(DURANGO, COLO.) In its Dec. 21, 2017, hospital quality ratings data release, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) one again recognized Mercy Regional Medical Center with a five-star rating for overall hospital quality. Mercy received a five-star rating in both of Medicare’s…

St. Catherine Hospital Becomes 2nd Kansas Hospital to Receive Prestigious International Award

(Albany, NY) Baby-Friendly USA, announces that St. Catherine Hospital has received prestigious international recognition as a Baby-Friendly Designated birth facility and only the second Kansas hospital to do so. …

Williams Honored With National Award

(GARDEN CITY, KS) Recently, Doug Williams, D. Med/D. Min, received the Dr. Richard C. Cabot, MD, award. The presentation, held in Jacksonville, FL, is awarded to only one recipient annually and recognizes “Excellence in Clinical Pastoral Education” (CPE). St. Catherine Hospital’s nationally…

St. Mary-Corwin Receives “A” Rating For Patient Safety

(PUEBLO, COLO.) The Leapfrog Group recently released the Fall 2017 Hospital Safety Grades report assigning A through F letter grades to over 2,600 hospitals in the U.S. St. Mary-Corwin Medical Center received an A rating, and is among just 832 hospitals in the entire nation to receive this top…

Centura Health Achieves Hitrust Csf Certification to Further Mitigate Risk in Third Party Privacy, Security and Compliance

(CENTENNIAL, COLO.) Centura Health, the region’s health care leader, announced that its data center, core infrastructure and electronic health center have earned Certified status for information security by the Health Information Trust (HITRUST) Alliance for the third time. With the HITRUST CSF…

American Heart Association Recognizes Centura Health For Workplace Health Achievement

(CENTENNIAL, COLO.) The 2017 results of the American Heart Association Workplace Health Achievement Index were announced today and Centura Health achieved Gold level recognition for taking significant steps to build a culture of health in the workplace. Centura Health, powered by 21,000 caregivers…

Mercy named among Colorado’s Best Hospitals for Nurses

(DURANGO, COLO.) Mercy Regional Medical Center was recently named by Nurse.org, a career website for nurses, as one of the best hospitals for nurses to work for in Colorado. …

Centura Health Named 2017 Most Wired

(CHICAGO, IL and CENTENNIAL, COLO.) Technology is making it easier for patients and providers to interact, thus improving communication, safety and patient-provider relationships. New tools are helping patients become more actively involved in their care and maintaining their health, according…

Mercy Among Nation’s Top Performing Hospitals for Treatment of Heart Attack Patients

(AURORA, COLO.) Mercy Regional Medical Center has received the American College of Cardiology’s NCDR ACTION Registry Platinum Performance Achievement Award for 2017. Mercy is one of only 193 hospitals nationwide to receive the honor. …

Mercy Home Health Recognized Among Nation’s Top Home Care Agencies

(DURANGO, COLO.) The Colorado Academy of Family Physician is pleased to announce that John Steven “Steve” Lavengood, M.D., of Durango has been named Family Physician of the Year.Mercy Home Health has been named a Top Agency of the 2016 HomeCare Elite™, placing it among the top 25 percent of home…