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July 11, 2016
King's Daughters Medical Center Named 2016 Most Wired: Most Wired Hospitals Use Technology for a Better Patient Experience

Chicago, July 6, 2016 – Technology is improving the efficiency of care delivery and creating a new dynamic in patient interactions, according to results of the 18th Annual Health Care's Most Wired® survey, released today by the American Hospital Association's (AHA) Health Forum.

According to the survey, Most Wired hospitals are using telehealth to fill gaps in care; provide services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week; and expand access to medical specialists.

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May 12, 2016
King's Daughters Medical Center Earns 'A' Grade for Patient Safety in April 2016 Hospital Safety Score

Brookhaven, MS – New Hospital Safety Scores, which assign A, B, C, D and F letter grades to hospitals nationwide and provide the most complete picture of patient safety in the U.S. health care system, were announced today by The Leapfrog Group, a national patient safety watchdog. King's Daughters Medical Center was one of 798 hospitals to receive an A, ranking among the safest hospitals in the United States.

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April 11, 2016
Mary Robinson Celebrates 50 Years of Service at KDMC

Brookhaven, MS – When Mary Robinson began working at King's Daughters Medical Center in 1966 Lyndon B. Johnson was President and a gallon of gas cost 32 cents. On Monday, April 11, Robinson celebrated her 50-year work anniversary with the appreciation of KDMC leadership and staff for her dedication and behind-the-scenes contribution to hospital performance and patient safety.

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March 4, 2016
For the second consecutive year, KING'S DAUGHTERS MEDICAL CENTER is recognized for Excellent Healthcare Quality ACHIEVING THE SAFECARE Group® 2016 100 SAFECARE HOSPITALS® 100 – 400 beds

100 SafeCare Hospitals® represent the nation’s top performing hospitals in 40 evidence-based metrics of the Affordable Care Act. The selection was based upon superior hospital performance with HCAHPS, Core Measures, 30-Day Mortality rates, 30-Day Readmissions, Complications Rates in Medical and Surgical Care, Medical and Surgical Infections. If all U.S. hospitals attained the 100 SafeCare Hospitals® level, more than 400,000 patient deaths and the millions of preventable complications would have been prevented.

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January 18, 2016
New hospitals and health care providers join successful, cutting-edge federal initiative that cuts costs and puts patients at the center of their care

Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced 121 new participants – representing 49 states and the District of Columbia – in an innovative initiative – Medicare Accountable Care Organizations (ACO’s) – designed to improve the care patients receive in the health care system and lowers costs. 

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