Quality Blog
By KHAAdmin on 9/11/2019 3:09 PM
Lee-Chestnut Receiving Patient Safety Hero AwardKHA and the K-HIIN group recently recognized Heather Lee-Chestnut, a performance excellence engineer at Med Center Health, as the latest Patient Safety Hero Awardee. Lee-Chestnut was nominated by Melissa Allen, an APRN in infection prevention at Med Center Health, who explained why she deserved the award:

"Heather has helped lead our CLABSI prevention team since the beginning of the year. While she's not clinical, her expertise is in Distribution and Quality. She has absorbed the clinical information so quickly and has helped the nursing team see our opportunities to improve in a different manner. Heather has embraced the mission of eliminating central line infections and has worked diligently to help move our systems towards our goal of zero CLABSI. Without...
By KHAAdmin on 8/6/2019 2:41 PM
Kerr Receives Patient Safety Hero AwardKHA and the K-HIIN group recently recognized Patti Kerr, Bluegrass Community Hospital, as the latest Patient Safety Hero Awardee. Kerr was nominated by Angie Ingram, Quality Director, who elaborated on why she truly deserved the award:

Patti Kerr brings a leadership background to the ICN role providing education and support to our staff, physicians and patients. She works hand in hand with our EVS, Central Sterile and Laboratory staffs in quality control monitoring and process improvement activities. This is demonstrated in the skill and knowledge in these departments in their role in patient safety as well as our low and sustained HAI rates.

Congratulations to Kerr and all the Bluegrass Community Hospital staff for their quality health care achievements!

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By KHAAdmin on 8/6/2019 2:24 PM

Cowherd Receives Patient Safety Hero AwardKHA and KHIIN group recently recognized Chelse Cowherd, RN at Spring View Hospital as the lastest Patient Safety Hero Awardee. Cowherd was nominated by Samantha Port, Director, QRM and Women's Center, who elaborated on why Cowherd truly deserved the award:

By KHAAdmin on 4/3/2019 3:29 PM
Sokhon Pok receiving Patient Safety Hero AwardKHA and the K-HIIN group recently recognized Sokhon Pok, at T. J. Samson Community Hospital, as the latest Patient Safety Hero Awardee. Pok was nominated by Andrea Purchis, T. J. Samson Infection Preventionist, who elaborated on why he deserved the award:

"I am so proud to have Sokhon Pok at our hospital. He is an exemplary nurse. On my daily rounds I assess foley needs on our patients. Every single time I have mentioned to Sokhon that his patient's foley has the capability to come out, he has it out within the hour. He never gives accuses for patient safety and he understands the risk of leaving these devices in."

Congratulations to Pok and all the T. J. Samson Community Hospital Hospital staff for their quality health care achievements!

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