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Legislation #: 051281 Introduction Date: 10/27/2005
Type: Special Action Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER EDDY
Title: Congratulating Truman Medical Centers for being one of five hospitals to receive the national quality and safety award from the University HealthSystem Consortium.

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10/18/2005 Filed by the Clerk's office
12/1/2005 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 051281

 

Congratulating Truman Medical Centers for being one of five hospitals to receive the national quality and safety award from the University HealthSystem Consortium.

 

WHEREAS, out of 83 participating members of the University HealthSystem Consortium, Truman Medical Center was named as one of the top five hospitals to receive the national quality and safety award; and

 

WHEREAS, Truman Medical Centers were evaluated on six areas of care which include safety, lowest mortality, low readmission rates, top scores for cost and length of stay, gender, socioeconomic and race equity, and strong financial performance in terms of operating revenue, margin and the ability to access capital markets; and

 

WHEREAS, quality, compassion, customer service and innovation form the nucleus of Truman Medical Centers mission of providing quality, accessible medical care to the Kansas City community; and

 

WHEREAS, over the past two years, Truman Medical Centers have received 12 other awards/accolades; and

 

WHEREAS, this award is a testament to the excellent care and services provided by the physicians, nurses and other staff working with patients every day; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby congratulate Truman Medical Centers for being one of five hospitals to receive the national quality and safety award from the University HealthSystem Consortium; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this Resolution be spread upon the Minutes of the Council in testimony thereof and that a copy hereof be presented to John Bluford, President and CEO of Truman Medical Centers with the appreciation of the Mayor, Council and citizens of Kansas City for the outstanding medical care that this facility is performing in this community.

 

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