LSSH Wins Top Quality Award – Wednesday, October 30, 2013
LAFAYETTE, LA. Lafayette Surgical Specialty Hospital (LSSH) recently received the Quality Award at the Annual National Surgical Hospital (NSH) CEO Conference in Arizona. This recognition was earned by the hospital staff and physicians for achieving and exceeding benchmark goals for patient satisfaction, infection prevention, medication administration, and patient safety. The winner was chosen for excellence in performance compared to other hospitals within the NSH system and improvements in scores throughout the 2012 calendar year.
Additionally the hospital was acknowledged for having zero “sentinel events,â€ a term used by accrediting organizations indicating an event involving death or serious injury to a patient.
NSH is the innovative healthcare partner that empowers physicians to thrive in a changing marketplace. NSH owns and operates 14 surgical hospitals and six ambulatory surgery centers, specializing in orthopedic surgery, spine and back, pain management, and neurosurgery. For information about NSH, visit the company’s website at www.nshinc.com.
Lafayette Surgical Specialty Hospital, located at 1101 Kaliste Saloom Road, is a patient focused and physician directed hospital specializing in orthopedic, neurological, ear, nose & throat, urological, gynecological, plastics, and general surgical procedures and pain management. For more information about Lafayette Surgical Specialty Hospital go to www.lafayettesurgical.com