Kershner Innovations in Quality Improvement Award
The AAAHC Institute for Quality Improvement announces the winners and honorable mentions for the tenth annual Bernard A. Kershner Innovations in Quality Improvement Award program.
For the Primary Care category, the 2013 winner is the University of North Carolina at Charlotte Student Health Center for their study on "Pap Test Guideline Adherence." The honorable mention goes to Cerner Health Connections (d.b.a. Healthe Clinic) for their study on "Digital Signage as an Effective Internal Tool for Increasing Quality in Ambulatory Physician."
In the Surgical/Procedural category, the 2013 winners are North Surgery Center/Germantown Surgery Methodist, for a study on “Safely Implanting Vendor Owned Surgical Implants.” The honorable mention goes to Cataract & Laser Center West, for their study to "Reduce Pollution, Cost and Waste Through Recycling."
Winners will receive their awards and make poster presentations at the December 6-7, 2013, AAAHC Achieving Accreditation meeting at the M Resort, in Las Vegas.