Good News for Patients

January 2015
Naples Health;Jan-Mar2015, p12
The article features NCH Healthcare System hospital in Southwest Florida as it received top scores from hospital monitoring organization Leapfrog Group. Topics include an outline of the areas where NCH was graded with top scores such as following the National Quality Forum's guideline protocols, the low rate of infection rate in the hospital, and the decrease of C-diff incidence in NCH. Also mentioned is NCH director of quality and performance improvement Teresa Golden.


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