HOUSTON, TX, (August 1, 2018)- St. Luke’s Health – Lakeside Hospital 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. This award recognizes St. Luke’s Health – Lakeside Hospital’s commitment and execution, from the C- suite to the bedside, to creating a culture of patient safety and for delivery of high quality, safe, reliable care and services to the patients they serve.
Premier is one of 16 HIIN’s for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) national Partnership for Patients initiative. The Premier HIIN is working collaboratively with 496 hospitals in 40 states, using a Safety Across the Board (SAB) approach, to improve the quality and safety of care, reduce preventable harm across 13 topic areas, enhance patient and family engagement and the culture of safety.
“Participation in this initiative reinforces our top priority of reliably delivering safe and compassionate care to our community,” said Jim Parisi, President of St. Luke’s Health – The Woodlands, Lakeside and Springwoods Village Hospitals. “We’re proud to receive the Premier HIIN Award as we continually strive to offer the highest quality experience to our patients and their families."
As a member of Premier’s HIIN, St. Luke’s Health – Lakeside Hospital is one of 27 hospitals to receive the Premier HIIN Excellence in Patient SAB Award and was recognized at the Premier HIIN June 19 national meeting in Nashville, TN. To be eligible for the award, hospitals had to demonstrate both exceptional performance and participation in the Premier HIIN program.
“CHI St. Luke’s Health – Lakeside Hospital 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 St. Luke’s Health – Lakeside Hospital for their hard work and tremendous achievements.”
About Catholic Health Initiatives
St. Luke’s Health is a part of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI), one of the nation’s largest health systems. Headquartered in Englewood, Colorado, CHI operates in 17 states and comprises 100 hospitals, including three academic health centers and major teaching hospitals; 30 critical-access facilities; community health-services organizations; accredited nursing colleges; home-health agencies; and other facilities and services that span the inpatient and outpatient continuum of care. Learn more at CatholicHealthInitiatives.com.
About the CHI Texas Division
The CHI Texas Division, a member of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI), is comprised of three markets―CHI St. Luke’s Health (St. Luke’s) is home of the Texas Heart® Institute (THI), eight hospitals, eight emergency centers, Diagnostic & Treatment Center, Radiation & CyberKnife® Center, and numerous Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Group locations throughout Greater Houston; St. Luke’s Health Memorial (three hospitals and a long-term acute care facility in East Texas); and St. Joseph Health (five hospitals and several St. Joseph Medical Group locations across Brazos Valley). In addition, St. Luke’s is a part of a joint venture agreement with Baylor College of Medicine®, which encompasses Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center, the flagship facility and academic medical center of St. Luke’s, in the Texas Medical Center. Together, St. Luke’s, THI, and Baylor College of Medicine are transforming healthcare delivery with a mission to usher in a new era of healthcare to create healthier communities. For more information, visit CHITX.org.
About St. Luke’s Health – Lakeside Hospital
St. Luke's Health – Lakeside Hospital in The Woodlands is dedicated to enhancing patient’s health and well-being. Our facility is a collaboration between St. Luke’s Health and a team of specialized physicians—focused on general and interventional cardiology, sports medicine, and orthopedics, including total joint replacement and spine care—in North Houston community. As the only hospital in Montgomery County to offer sports medicine as a major service line, Lakeside Hospital provides inpatient and outpatient care as well as diagnostic imaging, including MRI, CT, and nuclear medicine.
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. Please visit Premier’s news and investor sites on www.premierinc.com.