Safety Matters at Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center
t Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center (PVHMC), safety matters. In fact,
our most important priority is to create a culture that ensures patient
safety by integrating patient protection into every aspect of our healthcare delivery.
Each day, PVHMC’s team of skilled Physicians, Nurses and Associates
dedicate themselves to providing patients with the highest standard of
medical care. We’ve established plans, processes and mechanisms
that span multiple departments, all of which meet or exceed state and
federal regulations. Patient safety is a collaborative effort, and our
patients and families are our partners in safety.
This year, PVHMC was proud to receive the Healthgrades 2016 Patient Safety
Excellence Award™, a designation that recognizes superior performance
in hospitals that have prevented the occurrence of serious, potentially
avoidable complications for patients during hospital stays. The distinction
places PVHMC among the top 5% of hospitals in the nation for its excellent
performance as evaluated by Healthgrades, the leading online resource
for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals.
“We are honored to have received the Healthgrades Patient Safety
Excellence Award in 2013 and now again in 2016,” says Richard E.
Yochum, President/CEO of PVHMC. “To be recognized from the leading
online resource of comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals
is truly a testament to the hard work and dedication of everyone at Pomona
Valley Hospital Medical Center. We are proud to be a leader and influencer
in safety and it is our commitment to carry on this legacy throughout
the years to come.”