Tuesday, June 7, 2016

2016 Bronze Quality Award Recipients Announced


Last week, AHCA/NCAL announced that 537 long term and post-acute care providers earned a 2016 Bronze - Commitment to Quality Award. The award is the first of three distinctions possible through the Association’s National Quality Award Program, which honors long term and post-acute care providers that have demonstrated their commitment to improving the quality of care for seniors and persons with disabilities.  This year’s recipients will be recognized at the Quality Award Ceremony during AHCA/NCAL’s 67th Annual Convention and Exposition in Nashville, Tennessee, October 16-19, 2016.  A full list of the recipients is available here

News coverage on this year’s Bronze National Quality Award recipients include:

The Cherokee County (GA) News-Advocate (6/6) reported “Oswego Health and Rehab has been recognized as a 2016 recipient of the Bronze – Commitment to Quality Award for its dedication to improving the lives of residents through quality care.”

Business Wire (6/6) reported that “Sunrise Senior Living celebrates 66 of its communities that have been recognized as recipients of the 2016 Bronze – Commitment to Quality Award by the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL).” 

The Knoxville (TN) News Sentinel (6/3) reported that the West Hills Health and Rehab of Knoxville, TN, “is one of at least 17 Tennessee nursing homes given the American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living’s ‘Bronze Award’ through its National Quality Award Program.”

The Grand Island (NE) Independent (6/4) reported that 24 Nebraska long-term and post-acute care providers were honored with the “2016 Bronze Commitment to Quality Award from the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living.” Nebraska Health Care Association CEO Heath Boddy said the Association is “proud of our members for their dedication to providing quality care for Nebraska’s nursing facilities and assisted living communities.”

WXEF-FM  Effingham, IL (6/4) reported the Evergreen Nursing and Rehabilitation Center of Effingham, Illinois was also a recipient of the Bronze – Commitment to Quality Award “for its dedication to improving the lives of residents through quality care.” Evergreen Administrator Josh Mathis called it an “honor to be recognized for the hard work and quality of care Evergreen provides every day.”

KSAT-TV San Antonio (6/7) reported that the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living awarded the 2016 Bronze Commitment to Quality Award to “six nursing homes from the San Antonio-area...for demonstrating their commitment to improving the quality of care for seniors and persons with disabilities.”

PRNewswire (6/8) reported that 12 of Genesis’ properties have earned the Bronze National Quality Award from the American Health Care Association.

The Fremont (NE) Tribune (6/9) reported Nye Legacy and Nye Square facilities were both recognized as a 2016 recipient of the Bronze – Commitment to Quality Award.

El Paso (TX) Inc. (6/9) notes Trisun Care-Northeast El Paso was also a Bronze award recipient this year.

Marietta (GA) Daily Journal (6/11) reported A.G. Rhodes Health & Rehab, a nonprofit nursing home in Marietta, Georgia, was recognized as a 2016 recipient of the Bronze – Commitment to Quality Award.

The Weatherford (TX) Democrat (6/12) reported Peach Tree Place in Weatherford, Texas, was recognized as a 2016 recipient of the Bronze – Commitment to Quality Award.

The Providence (RI) Business News (6/13) reported that Rhode Island Health Care Association announced that seven skilled nursing centers in the state have earned a Bronze Commitment to Quality Award through the American Health Care Association’s National Quality Award Program.

The St. Peter (MN) Herald (6/13) reported that “Benedictine Court, St. Peter has been recognized as a 2016 recipient of the Bronze – Commitment to Quality Award for its dedication to improving the lives of residents through quality care.”

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