HaysMed Completes Successful Hospital Surveys
Hays, KS (Sept 19, 2018) – HaysMed recently completed two successful hospital surveys by national accreditation DNV GL Healthcare surveyors.
For the second year in a row HaysMed was certified as a center of excellence in the Management for Infection Risk (MIR) because of their low infection rates. Their infection rates are consistently lower than the state and national averages. They first earned certification in 2017.
“HaysMed goes above and beyond current standards to prevent patients from acquiring an infection while they are hospitalized, “ said Kim Koerner, MSN, RN,CIC Infection Prevention Officer/Associate Health Nurse. “Every department here works to decrease infection risk by reviewing processes and practices.”
The second survey was conducted on the overall hospital which covers everything from medical records, clinical procedures, environmental factors, facilities, quality and safety. HaysMed was first accredited by DNV in 2008.
“DNV GL – Healthcare, which operates in more than 100 countries, surveys HaysMed annually.” Noted Mandi Dotts, RN, BSN, HACP, Risk/Accreditation Manager at HaysMed. “Achieving certification shows commitment to excellence and it helps demonstrate to the community that we are performing at the highest level.”