CHESTERFIELD, Mich., May 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Village of East Harbor Senior Living Community is pleased to announce it has received MPRO's 2017 Governor's Award of Excellence for Nursing Home Care. Award recipients were honored today at Eagle Eye Golf Club in Bath Township, Michigan.
This year, more than 100 Michigan hospitals, physician practices, nursing homes, inpatient psychiatric facilities, ambulatory surgery centers, home health agencies and community-based organizations were honored with the Governor's Award of Excellence. This award recognizes participants for their dedication and success in improving healthcare quality and patient safety in Michigan. To be eligible for the award, participants must have achieved, maintained and continually improved in specific and rigorous milestones related to the award they received.
"We are fortunate to be able to partner with The Village of East Harbor and all the other dedicated organizations across the state of Michigan," said MPRO President and CEO Leland Babitch, M.D., MBA. "To be able to recognize these outstanding accomplishments with the Governor's office highlights the importance of improving healthcare quality in our state."
The Governor's Award of Excellence was first developed in 2003. The current award is based upon work from 2015-2016 in the following areas:
- Improving coordination of care
- Improving heart health
- Increasing adult immunizations
- Lowering the risk of infection in hospitals
- Effective reporting and measurement
- Improving care in nursing homes
- Increasing identification of behavioral health conditions
- Improving diabetes management
"The Village of East Harbor is honored to be a recipient of the Governor's Award of Excellence," said Carolyn Martin, Administrator for Village of East Harbor. "Our dedicated staff takes great pride in providing excellent care for the seniors who we serve."
For more information about the Governor's Award of Excellence, including a list of winners, visit http://www.mpro.org/gae2017.
About The Village of East Harbor
The Village of East Harbor Senior Living is a "life plan community." We offer residences and services to meet our residents' needs as they change and expand. We feature a variety of independent living apartments and cottages, as well as the full range of care options including enhanced living, assisted living, memory care and respite services. We're growing and improving! Our campus is in the midst of a renovation to create a new bistro and lounge, renovate our dining room, remodel our main building and activity area, as well as create a new, larger rehab gym and occupational therapy facility. Our amenities include chef-prepared meals; transportation to local stores and doctor appointments; entertainment outings; and access to a library/computer room and a fitness center. We are especially proud of our beautiful, non-denominational chapel. Come visit The Village of East Harbor and see why our residents describe us as "a very close family." For more information, visit www.pvm.org/locations/east-harbor/
MPRO is a nonprofit organization and national leader in healthcare quality improvement and medical review. Our goal is simple - we are helping healthcare get better. MPRO provides medical consulting and review, as well as data analysis to federal agencies, state Medicaid and public health organizations, healthcare facilities, private health plans and other third party payers. For more information about MPRO, visit www.mpro.org. In addition, MPRO represents Michigan in Lake Superior Quality Innovation Network (QIN), which also serves Minnesota and Wisconsin under the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Quality Improvement Organization Program (QIO). For more information about Lake Superior QIN, visit www.lsqin.org.
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The Village of East Harbor
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