Washington State Hospital Association has awarded honors to almost a dozen South Sound medical care facilities, recognizing their efforts to achieve high quality care and demonstrate community health leadership.

Recognized for Best Care at a meeting in Seattle today were:

  • Capital Medical Center, Olympia
  • Grays Harbor Community Hospital, Hoquiam
  • Harrison Medical Center, Bremerton
  • Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital & Health Network, Tacoma
  • Mason General Hospital & Family of Clinics, Shelton
  • MultiCare Good Samaritan Hospital, Puyallup
  • Providence Centralia Hospital, Centralia

Community Health Leadership recognitions went to:

  • Healthy Children, Mason General Hospital & Family of Clinics, Shelton
  • Sexual Assault Clinic and Child Maltreatment Center, Providence St. Peter Hospital, Olympia
  • Aging Mastery program, Morton General Hospital, Morton

The Achieving Best Care award and Community Health Leadership award are among the association’s highest honors awarded. They seek to recognize health care organizations that are performing well on a broad variety of measures aimed at providing the best care possible for each and every patient.

“Washington state hospitals have committed to reducing all cause harm by 40 percent and re-admissions by 20 percent through our Partnership for Patients program,” WSHA President and CEO Scott Bond said. “We congratulate the award winners for their commitment to these goals and their efforts aimed at reducing all cause harm and readmissions.”