LEXINGTON, Ky. (May 29, 2018) — Continuing Care Hospital, part of KentuckyOne Health, received top honors from the Kentucky Hospital Association (KHA), demonstrating dedication to patient safety and care.
On May 11, select hospitals were recognized with KHA Quality Awards at the 89th annual KHA Convention in Lexington, including Continuing Care Hospital, part of KentuckyOne Health. The KHA Quality Awards honor hospital leadership and innovation in quality, safety and commitment to patient care.
Continuing Care Hospital received a Quality Award for its MetaNeb therapy program, specifically for using the MetaNeb device to improve patient outcomes. This new device delivers aerosolized breathing medications while simultaneously providing lung expansion therapy and secretion mobilization to the most critically ill patients. Since incorporating MetaNeb and stringent protocols for its use, Continuing Care Hospital has greatly improved patient outcomes and substantially reduced costs.
“We are honored to be recognized with an award from the Kentucky Hospital Association for our MetaNeb therapy program,” said Regina Masters, RN, director of nursing, Continuing Care Hospital. “Our facility is built on a culture of quality and safety, integrated in achieving its mission, vision and goals, and this award exemplifies our commitment to quality patient care and patient safety.”
Continuing Care Hospital is a 57-bed, long-term acute care hospital in Lexington, Ky., with beds located within Saint Joseph East and Saint Joseph Hospital. Its population includes medical, surgical, telemetry and intensive care unit (ICU) patients with an average stay of 25 days.
To learn more about programs offered at Continuing Care Hospital, visit www.KentuckyOneHealth.org/Continuing-Care-Hospital.