OHCA Members Attain AHCA Quality Initiative Goals
We are pleased to recognize Delaware Court Healthcare Center for achieving all four Quality Initiative Goals!
AHCA/NCAL reports that 435 OHCA/OCAL members have achieved AHCA’s Quality Initiative goals. The Quality Initiative Recognition Program is designed to recognize AHCA/NCAL members that demonstrate the attainment of one or more of the four Quality Initiative Goals
For nursing centers, the goals are:
- Safely Reduce Hospital Readmissions by 15%
- Increase Staff Stability by 15%
- Increase Customer Satisfaction to 90%
- Safely Reduce the Off-Label Use of Antipsychotics by 15%
According to AHCA, 245 facilities have met one goal; 157 facilities have achieved 2 goals; 30 facilities have met three goals, and 4 facilities have met 4 goals. AHCA/NCAL has invited each achiever to attend the Quality Symposium in Austin, TX taking place February 23-25, 2015. Achievers will receive specialized badge ribbons reflecting their achievements, and the Tier III and IV achievers will be recognized with a specialized certificate.
Delaware Court Healthcare Center and Country Court Nursing Center were both represented at the recent 2014 Columbus Marathon benefitting Nationwide Children’s Hospital.
Amy Carpenter, Office Manager, Country Court Nursing Center and Ken Levering, Administrator, Delaware Court Healthcare Center