Awards and Recognition - Crozer-Keystone Health System - PA

Awards and Recognition

Magnet Model Component II: Structural Empowerment
  • Structures and processes makes visible the contributions of nurses
  • The nursing community and the community at large recognize the value of nursing in the organization

Gerarda Bozinko, RN, BSN, CCRN and Cynthia Reigart, RN, BSNBurn Treatment Center, Crozer-Chester Medical Center

The Burn Foundation of Philadelphia honored its Nurses’ Advisory Committee with the Foundation’s “Unsung Heroes Award” in Oct. 2011.
“Geri and Cindy are long-tenured members of the Nurses Advisory Committee.” 

Ashley Carroll, RN

CVU, Crozer-Chester Medical Center
Recipient of the SEPA Novice Critical Care Scholarship which paid for two days attendance at the American Association for Critical Care Nurses’ “Trends Conference.”  

Pat Eckenrode, RN

Emergency Department, Taylor Hospital
Nominated for the Nightingale Award – Nursing Administration 

Pat Flick, BSN, RN

Emergency Department, Taylor Hospital
Nominated for the Nightingale Award – Clinical Practice RN 

Alisha Hartunian, BSN, RN

Rehabilitation
Taylor Hospital Manager of the Quarter, June-Aug. 2011 

Michelle Jackson, LPN

Psychiatry
Crozer-Chester Medical Center Employee of the Month Award, June 2011 

Jane Lynam, RN

Cardiac Cath Lab
Crozer-Chester Medical Center Employee of the Month Award, July 2011

Jodie Szlachta, CRNA, PhD

Associate Director of Crozer-Chester Medical Center/Villanova University Nurse Anesthesia Program
National League for Nursing’s Nursing Education Research Grant, Sept. 2010-2011, to fund her dissertation research study titled, “The Effect of a Peer-Instruction Model on Nurse Anesthesia Students in the High-Fidelity Patient Simulator.”

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CCMC Breast Cancer Program Accreditation

Crozer-Chester Medical Center recently joined Delaware County Memorial Hospital in receiving disease-specific certification for breast cancer from The Joint Commission.  Accreditation means that these programs have met the highest national standards and guidelines known to significantly improve outcomes and satisfaction for patients undergoing treatment for breast cancer.

CKHN Receives Highest Level of Recognition from the NCQA 

During a special Crozer-Keystone Health Network event in September, more than 30 of its primary care practices were presented with framed posters signifying that they had been honored with Level III recognition from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) under its Physician Practice Connections – Patient-Centered Medical Home Program.  This is the highest level of recognition that a practice can achieve with NCQA.  The posters will be placed in the practices’ waiting rooms.

Taylor Hospital Receives "Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award" 

Taylor Hospital recently joined Crozer-Chester Medical Center and Delaware County Memorial Hospital as a recipient of the American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines® – Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award.  The award recognizes Taylor’s commitment and success in implementing excellent care for stroke patients, according to evidence-based guidelines.

Taylor Programs Receive Achievement Awards

Additionally, two Taylor programs were named winners of the Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania Achievement Awards.  In the community benefit category, Taylor was honored for its submission, “Youth Volunteer Program: Where the Hospital Becomes the Classroom,” and in the workplace category for its submission, “Creating a Culture of Physician Service Excellence to Enhance Physician Engagement.”