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Kershner Innovations in Quality Improvement Award

And the award goes to...

The 2014 Bernard A. Kershner Innovations in Quality Improvement Awards recipients are:

Surgical/Procedural Care

St. Lucie Surgery Center, for a study on “Reducing Postoperative ER Visits for Urinary Retention”

Pictured: Denise Ricketts-Goombs, RN, MPH, MBA, Director Quality Risk Management, HCA; Patricia Wouters, RN, CNOR, Quality/Education/Infection Control Coordinator, St. Lucie Surgery Center; Michael Jarrell, MD, Medical Director, St. Lucie Surgery Center

Primary Care

North Carolina State University (NCSU) Student Health Services (SHS), for “Improving HPV Counseling in College Age Males During Physicals.”

Pictured: Alyson Covington, RN-BSN, Professional Nurse, NCSU SHS;; Rattiya Amy Wongsarnpigoon, MSN, ANP-BC, Adult Nurse Practitioner, NCSU SHS; Jan Kleinhesselink, RN, CPHQ, AAAHC Institute Board Chair

The AAAHC Institute for Quality Improvement eleventh annual Bernard A. Kershner Innovations in Quality Improvement Award program winners received their awards and made their poster presentations in Las Vegas, December 5, 2014.

The AAAHC Institute annually updates a compendium of information on this award program to include the latest award winning activities. AAAHC Institute Innovations in Quality Improvement: 11 Years of Award Winning Activities will be available in January 2014.  Please check: Publications for sale.