People are at the Cornerstone of Making Communities Healthier
May 2, 2018May 6 -- 12 marks the American Hospital Association's National Hospital Week. This annual event honors the millions of healthcare professionals who dedicate their lives to taking care of people in their greatest times of need. From physicians and nurses to food service workers and volunteers, each employee of Andalusia Health plays an important role in providing a quality patient experience for members of our community, according to John C. Yanes.
"I am so proud of the hard work our staff puts in each and every day that allows us to provide the highest quality care and create a safe, welcoming environment for our patients and their families" he says. "They are at the heart of our efforts to create places where people choose to come for healthcare, physicians want to practice and employees want to work. And we are continually seeking out ways we can enhance the level of care we offer. In the last year, we are A member hospital of LifePoint Health, Andalusia Health is an 88-bed, acute care hospital accredited by the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. Andalusia Health is also recognized by The Joint Commission (TJC), with the designation of Top Performer on Key Quality Measures®. Andalusia Health has been serving the heart of South Alabama since 1966 with a wide range of medical, obstetrical, diagnostic, therapeutic, emergency and surgical services. Andalusia Health is a Blue Distinction Center for maternity care by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama, received top scores on the Pediatric Readiness Project and recognized by the March of Dimes for its work on reducing early elective deliveries before 39 weeks. Andalusia Health is a Chest Pain Accredited hospital.