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Tahoe Forest Hospital earns national awards for patient safety
Sierra Sun

The Collaborative Alliance for Nursing Outcomes, the nation’s first nurse quality indicators database, recently announced its annual Performance Excellence Awards, recognizing hospitals for performance in reduction of hospital-acquired pressure ulcers, injuries from falls, and infections.

Tahoe Forest Hospital was among 149 hospitals recognized. The staff was honored for Best Performance in the Reduction of Hospital Acquired Pressure Ulcers; Reduction of Injury Falls; Reduction of Central Line-Associated Blood Stream Infections; Reduction of Cather-Associated Urinary Tract Infections; and Reduction of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) Infections.