HRMC Receives Award for Excellence in Patient Safety Across the Board from Premier Inc.

Varnville, SC (July 2, 2018) Hampton Regional Medical Center, Varnville, SC, has been recognized by Premier Inc. as a recipient of the Premier Hospital Improvement Innovation Network (HIIN) Excellence in Patient Safety Across the Board Award. The award recognizes Hampton Regional’s commitment and execution, from the C-suite to the bedside, to creating a culture of patient safety and delivering high-quality, safe, reliable care and services to the patients they serve.

Premier is one of 16 HIINs for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) national Partnership for Patients initiative. Using a Safety Across the Board approach, the Premier HIIN works collaboratively with 496 hospitals across 40 states, to improve the quality and safety of care, reduce preventable harm across 13 topic areas, enhance patient and family engagement, and advance a culture of safety.

As a member of Premier’s HIIN, Hampton Regional is one of 27 hospitals to receive the Premier HIIN Excellence in Patient Safety Across the Board Award and to be recognized at the Premier HIIN June 19 national meeting in Nashville, Tenn. To be eligible for the award, hospitals had to demonstrate exceptional performance as a participant in the Premier HIIN program.

“Hampton Regional Medical Center is a prime example of performance improvement in healthcare,” said Roshni Ghosh MD, Vice President of Government Services, Chief Medical Information Officer, Premier. “Through commitment, transparency, trust and engagement they are collaborating with peers to create a culture of safe, reliable and coordinated care. We are constantly amazed by these accomplishments. Premier congratulates everyone at Hampton Regional for their hard work and tremendous achievements.”

About HRMC

Hampton Regional is a progressive, friendly community hospital located in rural Varnville, S.C. The hospital has provided services to those both local and throughout the Lowcountry for over a half century and has been a constant advocate of technological advancement and the aggressive expansion of medical services.

Working under the guiding principle that people living in rural areas deserve local access to the finest medical care available, Hampton Regional is equipped with world-class medical technology, well trained, credentialed and certified clinical staff, and a medical staff that continues to grow each day.

Hampton Regional’s 82,000 square foot facility is designed for comfort, confidentiality and to accommodate state of the art medical technology. Patient rooms are private, large and tastefully decorated. The waiting areas are also well-furnished and comfortable.

Hampton Regional Medical Center has a comprehensive customer service program that helps ensure faithfulness to the hospital’s mission by every employee. Potential hospital employees have to read and agree to the HRMC Performance Standards before they can fill out an application for employment. The highest of standards include expectations for all aspects of employee and customer satisfaction. To closely monitor customer perception and satisfaction, the hospital utilizes the Press Ganey Customer Satisfaction Program, the Nation’s largest and most prestigious health care satisfaction monitoring service.

About Premier Inc.

Premier Inc. is a leading healthcare improvement company, uniting an alliance of approximately 3,900 U.S. hospitals and more than 150,000 other provider organizations. With integrated data and analytics, collaboratives, supply chain solutions, and advisory and other services, Premier enables better care and outcomes at a lower cost.