Excellence in Quality Award

Shown with the Rural Provider Excellence in Quality Award are St. Francis Memorial Hospital employees, from left, Bill Hagemann, RN; Dara Schlecht, RN-BC; Chief Nursing Officer, Melissa Baumert, RN; and Anne Timmerman, Quality Improvement & Patient/Resident Safety Coordinator. Also pictured are, from right, Nancy Jo Hansen, Nebraska Department of Health, and Michael Topchik, The Chartis Center for Rural Health.

St. Francis Memorial Hospital in West Point, is the recipient of a 2019 Rural Provider Excellence in Quality Award from the Nebraska Office of Rural Health.

Given annually during the Nebraska Critical Access Hospitals and Rural Health Clinics Conference on Quality, the Rural Provider Excellence in Quality Award recognizes Top 10 overall performance among Nebraska’s 64 Critical Access Hospitals.

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