2016 Quality Award Recipients

Providing the highest quality of care to our patients is every Kentucky hospital's highest goal. The KHA Annual Quality Award, Honoring Leadership and Innovation in Patient Care Quality, Safety and Commitment, was created in 2006 to honor and spotlight those hospitals excelling in patient safety and quality efforts.

The following six hospitals demonstrated commitment to innovation and leadership in providing quality patient care. A copy of each winner's award application is below.

Marcum and Wallace Memorial Hospital in Irvine for “Network Community Lung Cancer Screening Program”

Rockcastle Regional Hospital in Mount Vernon for “I am the Patient Experience”

Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center in Leitchfield for “Creating a High Reliability Organization”

Norton Children's Hospital for “Reduction of Central Line Associated Bloodstream Infections”

Central State Hospital in Louisville for “Improving Patient Safety in Environment”

Continuing Care Hospital in Lexington for “Medication Reconciliation”