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PMC scores top marks in quality test


Eric LeDuc/ Petersburg Pilot

From left, retiring PMC board members Jeanette Ness and Kris Kissinger stand alongside PMC CEO Liz Woodyard and retiring Board Member Tom Abbott.

Petersburg's hospital won top marks and recently was honored with the Quality Achievement Award, the highest possible, from the Mountain Pacific Quality Health foundation (MPQH), Liz Woodyard, Petersburg Medical Center's CEO, reported, recognizing the efforts of Quality Specialist Shelly Hjort in providing accurate, timely reports.

Medical facilities were scored on seven national quality areas, a composite score known as the Appropriate Care Measure. Heart attacks and failures, pneumonia, surgical care and infection prevention, immunizations, strokes and venous thromboembolism numbers and t...

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