Three Baptist Memorial hospitals recognized for providing outstanding care

Baptist Union County was one of only three hospitals to win Premier Inc.’s QUEST Award for High-value Healthcare. Baptist Huntingdon and Baptist Golden Triangle were two of 20 hospitals to receive Citations of Merit.

Premier honored the hospitals for achieving top performance in areas measured in its QUEST collaborative— cost and efficiency, inpatient and outpatient evidence-based care, mortality, safety, patient experience and appropriate hospital use. Baptist Huntingdon and Baptist Golden Triangle achieved top performance in five of the seven areas, and Baptist Union County was a top performer in all seven areas.

QUEST is a performance improvement collaborative of approximately 365 hospitals working to make health care safer, more efficient and consistently effective.

Premier Inc., is a leading health care improvement company, uniting an alliance of approximately 3,400 U.S. hospitals and 110,000 other providers to transform health care. A Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient, Premier plays a critical role in the rapidly evolving health care industry, collaborating with members to co-develop long-term innovations that reinvent and improve the way care is delivered to patients nationwide.