Presbyterian Healthcare Services and Socorro General Hospital are recognized as leaders in the healthcare field. Some of the awards received recently include:
2019 Awards, Honors & Recognitions
Socorro General Hospital Named a Top Performer for Quality, Safety SGH was named one of the top performers in New Mexico at the New Mexico Hospital Association annual meeting for its focus on improving patient safety through the Hospital Improvement Innovation Network (HIIN), a program funded by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. SGH was named one of the top five rural hospitals in the state.
HealthInsight recognized Socorro Medical Group clinic with High Performance Award HealthInsight recognized the outpatient Socorro Medical Group clinic for its commitment to improving performance and promoting patient-centered care with a High Performance Award. This award recognized clinics that have achieved above the 75th percentile on national benchmarks on key measures, such as whether they participated in important health screenings, like colonoscopies and mammograms.
2018 Awards, Honors & Recognitions
Socorro General Hospital Earned Baby-Friendly® designation SGH earned the prestigious Baby-Friendly® birth facility designation, which recognizes hospitals and birthing centers that offer breastfeeding mothers the information, confidence and skills needed to successfully initiate and continue breastfeeding their babies. For the SGH team’s efforts to become Baby-Friendly, the hospital was awarded the Quest for Excellence Award by the NMHA in 2018.
Socorro General Hospital Recognized by HealthInsight for Patient Care Socorro General Hospital Home Health Care received two awards from HealthInsight New Mexico: the 2018 Quality Award for patient care, a Certificate of Excellence in Quality Improvement and Systems (HCAHPS) Recognition Certificates for top 25 percent national ranking.
2017 Awards, Honors & Recognitions
Socorro General Hospital and Plains Regional Medical Center Home Health Programs Recognized by HealthInsight New Mexico. Socorro General Hospital (SGH) Home Health Care is one of only two New Mexico home health agencies to earn the 2017 Home Health Quality Award from HealthInsight New Mexico for excellence in clinical quality and patient care. The award recognizes agencies ranked at or above the 85th percentile on national quality measures. SGH also received a Certificate for Excellence in Quality Improvement.
Both SGH and Plains Regional Medical Center Home Health were among the 11 agencies who earned 2017 Home Health Consumer Assessment of Health Care Providers and Systems (HHCAHPS) Recognition Certificates due to their top 25 percent national rank on HHCAHPS scores. This is the first year that HealthInsight has offered the award program in New Mexico.
2016 Awards, Honors & Recognitions
Four Presbyterian Rural Hospitals Recognized as Top Performers. On November 17, National Rural Health Day, Presbyterian Healthcare Services celebrated healthcare teams who care for patients in rural areas across New Mexico. This year, we highlight the success of four Presbyterian rural hospitals named 2016 Top Performers by iVantage Health Analytics and the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH).
Presbyterian Española Hospital in Española, New Mexico was named a Top Performer for Excellence in Financial Strength.
Lincoln County Medical Center in Ruidoso, New Mexico was named a Top Performer for Excellence in Quality.
Socorro General Hospital in Socorro, New Mexico was named a Top Performer for Excellence in Quality and Patient Outcomes.
Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis, New Mexico was named a Top Performer for Excellence in Financial Strength.
2015 Awards, Honors & Recognitions
Three Presbyterian Rural Hospitals Recognized as 2015 Top Performers. This year, we highlight the success of three Presbyterian rural hospitals named 2015 Top Performers by iVantage Health Analytics and the National Organization of State Office of Rural Health (NOSORH).
Dr. Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital was named a Top Performer for Excellence in Financial Strength.
Presbyterian Española Hospital was named a Top Performer for Excellence in Outcomes and Financial Strength.
Socorro General Hospital was named a Top Performer for Excellence in Outcomes.
2014 Awards, Accomplishments & Recognitions
Socorro General Hospital Recognized for Quality. Socorro General Hospital (SGH) was recently named a Top 20 Best Practice for quality by the National Rural Health Association (NRHA). An awards ceremony will be held during NRHA's Critical Access Hospital Conference in October in Kansas City, Mo.
CDC Awards $2.9 Million Grant to Presbyterian Community Health Program. Presbyterian Healthcare Services was awarded a three-year, $2.9 million federal grant to focus on improving community health in the International District of Albuquerque and the South Valley of Bernalillo County.
The Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH) award is part of a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services initiative to reduce chronic diseases, promote healthier lifestyles, reduce health disparities, and control health care spending. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) administers the grant. REACH, which began in 1999, focuses on racial and ethnic communities experiencing health disparities.
Presbyterian Healthcare Services Recognized for “BOLD” Leadership. Presbyterian Healthcare Services was recently named one of the 10 highest ranking health systems in the country for leadership development by the National Center for Healthcare Leadership. Presbyterian was recognized as a “BOLD” healthcare organization that uses evidence-based leadership development practices to achieve excellence and improve the quality of healthcare in our community.
Presbyterian Receives 2014 Most Wired Award for Excellence in Information Technology. Presbyterian Healthcare Services recently received Hospitals & Health Networks' 2014 Most Wired award. The award recognized 375 organizations nationwide that have created the technical infrastructure necessary to support robust clinical information systems. Presbyterian was one of two organizations recognized in New Mexico.
Other Awards, Accomplishments & Recognitions
Three Presbyterian Hospitals Named Top Performers. Three Presbyterian hospitals were recognized by the Joint Commission, the nation's major hospital accreditation board, as "Top Performers" on key quality measures. Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis, Lincoln County Medical Center in Ruidoso and Socorro General Hospital in Socorro were three of the five New Mexico hospitals to receive this distinction.