February 14, 2019
 
For the eighth time since 2010, Renown South Meadows Medical Center was honored with HealthInsight’s Quality Award for high performance on quality-of-care outcome measures and patient satisfaction.
 
The HealthInsight Quality Award Program started in September 2004 to promote transparency in healthcare. To receive the award, hospitals must receive a combined score of 75 or higher when evaluated for patient outcomes, patient experience of care and clinical process of care as reported on Medicare’s Hospital Compare website. Renown South Meadows was the only hospital in Nevada to receive this honor and is among just 32 hospitals across four states awarded this recognition.
 
“We are honored to receive this award once again,” said Siri Nelson, CEO of Renown South Meadows. “The physicians, nurses and employees at Renown South Meadows are committed to the best care for every patient each and every day. We are proud to see our commitment to care and patient experience reflected in honors like this.”
 
“We at HealthInsight are excited to recognize Renown South Meadows with the Hospital Quality Award, an award the hospital has earned eight times since 2010,” said Kevin Kennedy, HealthInsight Nevada executive director. “This award celebrates the commitment of hospital leaders and staff to improving patient safety, patient experience and quality of care. This achievement requires dedication to quality, outside-the-box thinking and constant concern for the people cared for in this facility.”
 
HealthInsight is a private, nonprofit organization with offices in Nevada, New Mexico and Utah. The group is dedicated to improving health and healthcare in the communities it serves.
 
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About Renown Health
Renown Health is a locally governed and locally owned, not-for-profit integrated healthcare network serving Nevada, Lake Tahoe and northeast California. Renown is one of the region’s largest private employers with a workforce of more than 7,000. It comprises three acute care hospitals, a rehabilitation hospital, the area’s most comprehensive medical group and urgent care network, and the region’s largest and only locally owned not-for-profit insurance company, Hometown Health. Renown has a long tradition and commitment to continually improve the care and the health of our community. For more information, visit renown.org.
 
About HealthInsight
HealthInsight is a regional health improvement collaborative that oversees affiliated 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporations in Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon and Utah, and End Stage Renal Disease Networks across the western United States. HealthInsight holds contracts and grants in key areas of health care improvement, including leading quality improvement activities for the Medicare program as the Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organization (QIN-QIO) for the four-state region. HealthInsight has experience assisting front-line providers and engaging health care stakeholders to improve health care and outcomes. Its programs focus on transparency and public reporting; effective use of health information technology; engaging patients and communities to improve their health; and redesigning how care is paid for and delivered.
 

In April 2018, HealthInsight and Qualis Health announced a formal merger, combining the two organizations and their operations across the U.S. Both Qualis Health and HealthInsight have been engaged in health care quality consulting and providing quality improvement services for more than 40 years.

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