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    How Southern Hills Hospital's Women's Imaging Program Can Help You Live a Healthy Life

    Last updated 1 year ago

    According to the American Cancer Society, a woman’s 40th birthday is not only an important milestone in her life, but also the year that she should start getting an annual mammogram.  Southern Hills Hospital and Medical Center’s Women’s Imaging Program consists of a team of highly skilled, American College of Radiology accredited specialists who use the most current technology and techniques.  This includes the “softer mammogram,” which uses the MammoPad to provide greater comfort.  Southern Hills has also received the top safety score in Nevada from a leading consumer magazine.  We are here to help ensure that you have many healthy birthdays to look forward to, so call us at (702) 880-2948 to schedule your mammogram today.

    Southern Hills Hospital Earns HealthInsight Quality Award for Excellence in Patient Care

    Last updated 1 year ago

    Southern Hills Hospital proudly announces that it has been presented with the 2013 HealthInsight Quality Award for demonstrating high quality health care and excellence in performance on publicly reported quality of care and patients’ perception of care measures.

    “Southern Hills Hospital is committed to providing the safest environment to our patients and their families,” said Kimball Anderson, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Southern Hills Hospital. “It is critically important to our team that we deliver high quality care to each patient, every time, and we are grateful to HealthInsight for recognizing our efforts.”

    “HealthInsight commends Southern Hills Hospital for its commitment to excellence in improving patient care,” said Marc Bennett, President and CEO, HealthInsight.

    The HealthInsight Quality Award acknowledges hospitals that achieve high levels of performance on the care related to the publicly reported quality measures:

    Heart attack

    o   Fibrinolytic medication within 30 minutes of arrival

    o   Statin prescribed at discharge

    o   Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) within 90 minutes of arrival

    Heart failure

    o   Assessment of left ventricular function

    o   ACE inhibitor for left ventricular systolic dysfunction

    o   Discharge instructions

    Pneumonia

    o   Appropriate initial antibiotic

    o   Blood culture before first dose of antibiotics

    Surgical Infection Prevention

    o   Preventative antibiotic(s) within one hour before surgery

    o   Appropriate preventative antibiotic(s)

    o   Preventative antibiotic(s) stopped within 24 hours after surgery

    o   Cardiac surgery patients with controlled blood glucose post surgery

    o   Patients on a Beta Blocker prior to arrival who received a Beta Blocker during the perioperative period

    o   Surgery patients whose urinary catheters were removed on the first or second day after surgery

    o   Treatment to prevent blood clots within 24 hours before or after selected surgeries

    o   Doctor ordered treatments to prevent blood clots for certain types of surgeries

    The clinical topics measured for the awards have been designated as national healthcare priorities by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).

    In addition to publicly reported quality of care measures, hospitals that qualified for the HealthInsight

    Quality Award performed well on the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) measures. HCAHPS is a national survey that asks patients about their experiences during a recent hospital stay.

    To learn more about the hospital and its services, visit SouthernHillsHospital.com.       

    Why Choose Southern Hills Hospital's Emergency Department?

    Last updated 1 year ago

    Did you know that Southern Hills Hospital and Medical Center earned the top safety score in Nevada by a leading consumer magazine?  With our readily available advanced digital imaging resources, as well as our triage program, which allows for rapid evaluation of every patent so that we can provide care faster, Southern Hills is ready for any emergency.  To view average ER wait times, text “ER” to 23000!

    Southern Hills Hospital Announces New Chief Nursing Officer

    Last updated 1 year ago

    Southern Hills Hospital proudly announces that it has named Maura Wright as its new Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) effective Sept. 16. Wright is currently the Associate CNO at Osceola Regional Medical Center in Kissimmee, Fla.

    “Southern Hills Hospital is fortunate to have Maura Wright join our team,” said Kimball Anderson, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Southern Hills Hospital. “Maura’s drive and compassion for patient safety, quality healthcare and high customer service standards will greatly benefit our patients, their families, physicians, employees and volunteers.”

    At Osceola, Maura managed Perioperative Services, ICU, Nursing Supervision, Bed Management and the Float Pool. Maura’s leadership in the operating room and Sterile Processing Department resulted in Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) and Joint Commission surveys with zero findings. Prior to Osceola, Maura worked at various healthcare facilities as a director of orthopedic and neuroscience, critical care educator and a case management RN.

    Maura is currently a candidate for a Doctoral in Health Administration and earned a Master of Business Administration from the University of Phoenix. She received her Master of Science in Nursing from the University of South Florida and a Bachelor’s in Nursing from the University of Panama.

    Wright assumes the role of CNO at Southern Hills, following the promotion of Southern Hills CNO Natalie Ransom to the position of CNO of sister facility MountainView Hospital in Las Vegas.

    To learn more about the hospital and its services, visit SouthernHillsHospital.com.

    Southern Hills Hospital Receives 2013 Nevada Hospital Engagement Network Bright Spot in the Silver State Award

    Last updated 1 year ago

    Southern Hills Hospital proudly announces that it received the 2013 Nevada Hospital Engagement Bright Spot in the Silver State Award for demonstrating excellence in patient safety. The award recognizes hospitals for demonstrating high quality patient care and excellence in performance on a select group of patient safety indicators that are reported to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Innovation Center (CMMI), as part of the Partnerships for Patients campaign sponsored by the US Department of Health and Human Services and CMMI.

    “Southern Hills Hospital is deeply committed to the safety and well-being of our patients,” said Kimball Anderson, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Southern Hills Hospital. “It is imperative that each and every contact we have with our patients and their families is with keeping safety and respect as our top priorities.”

    Along with high quality patient care and excellence in patient safety, Southern Hills received the award for its culture and leadership in being the first hospital in Nevada to create a Patient and Family Advisory Committee. Under the leadership of CEO Kimball Anderson, the hospital established a group of past patients and their family members who provide ongoing feedback and receive insight in order to improve healthcare services in southwest Las Vegas.

    The Nevada Hospital Engagement Network recruits and provides training and technical assistance to individual Nevada hospitals to facilitate the adoption of evidence-based clinical practices that improve patient care and safety.

    To learn more about the hospital and its services, visit southernhillshospital.com

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