Edgerton Hospital Recognized for its Organizational Excellence

Edgerton Hospital was the proud recipient of the 2020 Organizational Excellence Award given by HD Nursing, a company dedicated to improving patient safety and injury management across the continuum of care. This award is chosen based on the following criteria: (1) Organization demonstrates a strong culture of safety; (2) Key leadership populated with servant leaders; (3) Organization embraces the science of the HD Nursing Program; (4) Fall or injury rates demonstrate a 25% improvement from baseline evidencing a commitment to the Predict/Prevent/Sustain phases of the HD Nursing Falls Program; And, (5) organization develops new leaders and supports individual nursing growth through HD Nursing’s Programs.

Edgerton Hospital CEO, Marc Augsburger, MBA, BSN, says that this award is exceptionally appreciated by staff after a challenging year. “Our nursing staff has a strong commitment to the safety of our patients, and this award is a testament to their outstanding efforts. By incorporating the Hester Davis fall prevention program into daily patient care, our nurses and CNAs have been able to reduce patient fall rates and associated injuries. I am extremely proud of our staff and am honored that they have received this recognition,” said Augsburger.

Below: Edgerton Hospital CEO, Marc Augsburger, MBA, BSN, congratulates the entire nursing staff on their outstanding work.  Representatives from the nursing team include, from left: Tracey Straight, BSN, RN, Emily Gardner, RN, Jennifer Van Altena, RN, and Malinda Baralt, RN.