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Willamette Valley Medical Center Wins Top Awards

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2015- awardsFranklin TN, Aug 26, 2015- Celebrating achievements and milestones is an important part of the culture at Willamette Valley Medical Center and their parent company Capella Healthcare.  During the annual Leadership Conference awards banquet Capella recognized a number of hospitals and individuals for their 2014 achievements in the company’s five pillars of excellence.

Earning the top honor, the STAR Award for overall achievement – with outstanding performance in all five pillars was awarded to Willamette Valley Medical Center. As a whole, they went on to win the following top awards:

  • Best Overall Quality
  • Best Overall Inpatient Satisfaction
  • Best Overall Employee Retention
  • Highest Achievement in EBDITA Finance goal

For Individual awards, WVMC’s very own Meredith Nelson took home the top honor of, CFO of the Year. That is a total of 6 awards for Willamette Valley Medical Center.

“It is a true testament to the hard work and dedicated staff I have the honor of working beside at WVMC. These awards are never the result of one person’s effort, but rather a collaboration of everyone’s,” Peter Hofstetter, CEO said.

About Willamette Valley Medical Center

Located in McMinnville, Oregon, Willamette Valley Medical Center (WVMC) is an 88-bed acute-care, full-service facility, fully accredited by The Joint Commission. The hospital employs more than 400 people at its current modern facility, which was built in 1996. Nationally recognized for its quality of care, WVMC is one of only 147 hospitals in the nation to be named a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures for four consecutive years by The Joint Commission. WVMC features a 24-hour Emergency Department with round-the-clock imaging and laboratory services, the Joint Replacement Institute, a Critical Care Unit and a Senior Behavioral Health Services unit. WVMC also provides a host of other services including a full spectrum of inpatient and outpatient Surgical Services, a Family Birthing Center, Endoscopy, Cardiac Catheterization Lab, Cardio Pulmonary Services, Breast Center, and Therapy Services. In addition, the hospital offers specialty services in the H. R. Hoover, MD, Cancer Center and the Wound Care Center. For more information, visit www.WillametteValleyMedical.com

About Capella Healthcare

Capella Healthcare partners with communities to build strong local healthcare systems that are known for quality patient care. Based in Franklin, Tenn., Capella owns and/or operates acute care and specialty hospital facilities in six states. With the philosophy that all healthcare is local, Capella collaborates with each hospital’s medical staff, board and community leadership to take care to the next level. The company has access to significant leadership and financial resources, investing in its family of hospitals to strengthen and expand services and facilities. For more information, visit the website at www.CapellaHealthcare.com

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