University Of Maryland Medical Center Named One Of 100 Great Hospitals In The United States; CEO Jeffrey A. Rivest Named One Of Top 100 Hospital Executives
UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND MEDICAL CENTER
Becker’s Hospital Review has recognized the University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) as one of “100 Great Hospitals to Know” for 2012. In addition, UMMC President and CEO Jeffrey A. Rivest has been named to Becker’s list of “100 Leaders of Great Hospitals.” The hospitals acknowledged by Becker’s “have demonstrated greatness through clinical accolades, innovation in care delivery, recent capital developments, and the offering of new services, specialty programs or technology.” Criteria for the list includes contributions to the history of American healthcare, noteworthy accomplishments in 2011 and continued strides in 2012. According to Becker’s, “within the Baltimore area, Maryland and the country as a whole, the University of Maryland Medical Center has made a lasting imprint in how it delivers quality care.” UMMC, which is also one of the most environmentally advanced and responsible organizations as ranked by Practice Greenhealth, was the first institution in the world to receive the Outstanding Facility Achievement Award in Perioperative Nursing from the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses. UMMC was also recognized for its surgical intensive care unit’s rate of zero central line-associated bloodstream infections for a 25-week period, mainly due to the dedication and oversight of appointed infection control nurses. Learn more at http://bit.ly/MCBlK4.