LTC programs snag federal awards
September 28, 2017
Long-term care programs for a pair of regional hospitals have been recognized for their quality of care.
Federal organization Mountain-Pacific Quality Health named the LTC programs at Petersburg Medical Center and Wrangell Medical Center as two of its four recipients for the “Quality Achievement Award,” the other two being in Fairbanks and Ketchikan.
Facilities considered for the recognition participated in a nationwide Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services collaboration, which scores programs based on their practices, resident satisfaction and complete reduction of healthcare-acquir...