LifePoint Hospitals® awarded Clark Regional Medical Center with the 2013 company-wide High Five Award for demonstrating excellence in healthcare delivery. Clark Regional Medical Center is part of LifePoint Hospitals, a leading hospital company dedicated to providing quality healthcare close to home.
The High Five Award is an honor awarded annually to five of LifePoint’s 61 hospitals, recognizing extraordinary achievement in demonstrating the Company’s High Five guiding principles:
• Delivering high quality patient care
• Supporting physicians
• Creating excellent workplaces for employees
• Strengthening the hospitals’ role in their communities
• Ensuring fiscal responsibility
Of the five hospitals recognized, only one is honored as the company-wide winner – the highest honor. This year’s company-wide winner was Clark Regional Medical Center.
The award was accepted by the hospital’s leadership team on behalf of the entire hospital staff at the annual LifePoint operations meeting on March 10 in Nashville, Tenn.
The hospital received a check from LifePoint in the amount of $250,000 to be used to invest in facility improvements and technology as the hospital continues to grow and enhance its medical services.
“Congratulations are in order for every single member of our staff for playing an integral part in our notable progress during 2013. I am proud of our hospital family and honored to be a member of it,” said Chief Executive Officer Cherie Sibley. “This recognition is a testament to the dedicated effort our employees, physicians, volunteers and board members gave during this past year. Our vision for 2014 is one of even greater optimism as we continue to pursue excellence in all areas of our hospital and strive to provide the best care possible to our community.”
Clark Regional Medical Center is a 79 bed, community hospital which has served the residents of east central Kentucky since 1917. The Medical Center has more than 100 affiliated physicians, over 400 employees, and 100 volunteers on its staff. The hospital was acquired by LifePoint Hospitals in May, 2010 and completed its relocation to a new, $60 million, state of the art medical campus in March, 2012.
LifePoint Hospitals®, Clark Regional Medical Center’s parent company is a leading hospital company focused on providing quality healthcare services close to home. Through its subsidiaries, LifePoint operates 52 hospital campuses in 17 states. With a mission of “Making Communities Healthier®,” LifePoint is the sole community hospital provider in the majority of the communities it serves. More information about the Company, which is headquartered in Brentwood, Tennessee, can be found on its website, www.LifePointHospitals.com. All references to “LifePoint,” “LifePoint Hospitals,” or the “Company” used in this release refer to LifePoint Hospitals, Inc. or its affiliates.