Governor Issues Proclamation
ORLANDO, Oct. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Americans seek improved healthcare quality and patient safety, one path patients, healthcare professionals and government officials agree upon is making healthcare more patient centered. Healthcare Quality Professionals are the frontline people in the healthcare industry who work to keep the quality focus on patients and their families, coordinating the demands of regulatory and accreditation issues with the need to keep patient care and needs at the forefront.
National Healthcare Quality Week, October 14-20, recognizes the work Healthcare Quality Professionals do to improve patient care, outcomes and healthcare delivery systems. We are honored the State of Florida has joined in this acknowledgment with a Governor's Proclamation recognizing the work Healthcare Quality Professionals in Florida do in improving patient care.
The Florida Association for Healthcare Quality, Florida's professional association for Healthcare Quality Professionals, is celebrating Healthcare Quality Week by sharing examples of healthcare initiatives from around Florida which have enhanced the focus on patient-centered care, improving both the patient experience and healthcare outcomes. These include:
Paulette McKernan, President of FAHQ, commented: "The Florida Association for Healthcare Quality is very proud of the accomplishments and work of our members. They show a true commitment to making healthcare more effective and more patient centered."
The Florida Association for Healthcare Quality is committed to developing, supporting and promoting professional expertise in healthcare quality. Its membership represents all healthcare practice settings and professions, united in the common goal of advancing Florida's healthcare quality. For further information, visit FAHQ on the web at www.fahq.org.
SOURCE Florida Association for Healthcare Quality