Butler Health System Receives APEX Award
Member News
Wednesday, February 01 2012 16:01

Butler Health System has been awarded the VHA Pennsylvania 2011 APEX (Achieving Patient Care Excellence) Award. The APEX award honors hospitals that demonstrate extraordinary levels of clinical performance. Butler Health System received the award for its performance in achieving top quartile ranking in key measures of patient care. BHS was cited for excellence in the care of Acute Myocardial Infarction, Heart Failure, Pneumonia and Surgical Care Improvement.

“BHS strives to achieve excellence every day for all of our patients. We are honored to be recognized by VHA for our continued dedication to improving the quality of care for our patients.” Said Ken DeFurio BHS President & CEO. “We are thankful for the dedication of our excellent medical staff and employees who have made this award possible, but more importantly for the care they provide our patients every day.”

VHA serves more than 1,400 not-for-profit hospitals and 24,000+ nonacute care facilities in 47 states and the District of Columbia.

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