Allegiance Health Receives Governor’s Award
October 8, 2007
Jackson, MI—Allegiance Health has received MPRO’s 2006 Governor’s Award for Improving Patient Safety and Quality of Care in the Hospital Setting.
The award criterion aligns with improving care in a number of clinical areas. These clinical areas are designated as national health care priorities by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
Acute care hospitals individually selected from one or more of the following areas:
- Appropriate Care Measure (ACM) Award
- Surgical Care Improvement Project (SCIP) Award
- AV Fistula Award
- Systems Improvement – Health Information Technology (HIT) Award
Allegiance Health established a multidisciplinary team to spearhead improvement measures using proven, evidence-based practices.
“Award recipients are committed to providing Michigan citizens with high quality health care,” said Governor Jennifer M. Granholm.
The Governor and MPRO have partnered to honor hospitals since 2003. The Governor’s Award has been enthusiastically supported by a variety of Michigan organizations and professional associations including the American Lung Association of Michigan; Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan; Ford Motor Company; General Motors and many others.