Avera facilities recognized for improving quality and costs

Avera Sacred Heart Hospital in Yankton and Avera St. Luke’s Hospital in Aberdeen received special recognition by the Premier Hospital Improvement Innovation Network (HIIN) by receiving the Award for Excellence in Patient Safety Across the Board. The award recognizes top-performing hospitals participating in the Premier HIIN for excellence in the 13 patient safety focus areas and active participation in the HIIN.

Avera Sacred Heart and Avera St. Luke’s were two of 27 hospitals from across the nation recognized for this achievement.

Premier Inc., a leading healthcare improvement company, recognized dozens of hospitals, health systems and suppliers for their outstanding work to improve healthcare quality and costs during their annual Breakthrough Conference and Exhibition in Nashville, TN. Read more.