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Union General receives Patient Safety Award

January 17, 2016

We are proud to announce that we have been recognized with a Patient Safety Award, two years in a row!This year’s award is granted for a successful project to reduce our hospital readmissions. Out of 45 applications, we received 2nd place in the Hospitals Under 100 Beds category.

This award is given by the Georgia Hospital Association Research and Education Foundation and PHA congratulating our hospital for outstanding efforts in creating and maintaining a culture of safety and encouraging the prevention and reporting of errors to improve healthcare in Georgia.

Pictured Left to Right:

Earl Rogers, President of Georgia Hospital Association (GHA), Julia Barnett, Chief Nursing Officer at Union General Hospital, Cheryl Curtis, Director of Quality and Risk Management at Union General Hospital, Montez Carter, President of St. Mary’s Good Samaritan Hospital

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