Northern Nevada Medical Center Recognized as Large Business of the Year

Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Northern Nevada Medical Center Recognized as Large Business of the Year

From left to right: Andrea Richards, Laboratory; Sarah Pastoriza, Laboratory; Alan Olive, CEO; Sarah DeFazio, Sterile Processing Department; J B Balmut, Senior Bridges; Jason Shoupe, Admitting

Northern Nevada Medical Center received the Reno-Sparks Chamber of Commerce’s 2017 Large Business of the Year Award. NNMC was honored with the award at the Chamber’s annual recognition awards luncheon.

NNMC was recognized for its outstanding patient care and service excellence outcomes in 2016, including many awards and distinctions for quality care:

  • NNMC was designated a Top Performer in heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia, surgical care and immunizations by The Joint Commission, a national accreditation body that evaluates and certifies healthcare organizations in the U.S.
  • NNMC was re-certified by The Joint Commission for excellence in Orthopedics: Knee Replacement, Orthopedics: Hip Replacement, Spine Surgery, Back Pain, and as a Primary Stroke Center. NNMC is the first local hospital to be certified in spine surgery, and the first program in the nation to be certified in back pain.
  • NNMC received the Top Performance in Patient Safety Award as well as the Most Improved Patient Experience Rate Recognition by Universal Health Services.

“This award recognizes the spirit and dedication of the physicians and staff at NNMC and the dignity and respect they show our patients and their family members at a time when they are most vulnerable,” said NNMC CEO Alan Olive. “We are privileged to honor the life’s journey of the patients we care for every day.”

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