AdventHealth Hendersonville Receives Award for Excellence in Patient Safety Across the Board from Premier Inc.

Hendersonville, NC (June 25, 2019) — AdventHealth Hendersonville has been recognized by Premier Inc. as a recipient of the Premier Hospital Improvement Innovation Network (HIIN) Excellence in Patient Safety Across the Board Award. The award recognizes AdventHealth’s commitment and execution, from the C-suite to the bedside, for creating a culture of patient safety and delivering high-quality, safe, reliable care and services to the patients they serve.

Premier is one of 16 HIINs for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) national Partnership for Patients initiative. Using a Safety Across the Board approach, the Premier HIIN works collaboratively with 514 hospitals across 40 states, to improve the quality and safety of care, reduce preventable harm across 13 topic areas, enhance patient and family engagement, and advance a culture of safety.

As a member of Premier’s HIIN, AdventHealth Hendersonville is one of 22 hospitals to receive the Premier HIIN Excellence in Patient Safety Across the Board Award and to be recognized at the Premier Breakthroughs Conference held June 18-21 in Nashville, Tennessee. To be eligible for the award, hospitals had to demonstrate exceptional performance as a participant in the Premier HIIN program.

“Taking part in this initiative reinforces our commitment to our promise to reliably deliver the whole-person care experience to our community,” said Jimm Bunch, AdventHealth Hendersonville President and CEO. “We’re proud to receive the Premier HIIN Award as we continue down our path of reducing hospital-acquired conditions and readmissions.” “AdventHealth has been working hard to create a culture of safe, reliable and coordinated care,” said Roshni Ghosh MD, Vice President of Government Services, Chief Medical Information Officer, Premier. “We are on the seventh year of this program and the accomplishments of these hospitals have directly impacted average harm rates and other metrics from CMS. Premier congratulates everyone at AdventHealth for their hard work and tremendous achievements.”

About AdventHealth Hendersonville:
Founded in 1910, AdventHealth Hendersonville, formerly Park Ridge Health, is dedicated to meeting the health care needs of our growing communities, providing high-quality, compassionate care in a Christian environment.

In 1984, AdventHealth Hendersonville became a member of Adventist Health System. With a sacred mission of Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ, AdventHealth is a connected system of care for every stage of life and health. More than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in physician practices, hospitals, outpatient clinics, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers provide individualized, wholistic care. A shared vision, common values, focus on whole-person health and a commitment to making communities healthier unify the system's nearly 50 hospital campuses and hundreds of care sites in diverse markets throughout almost a dozen states.

Leading the way in many medical firsts for the region, AdventHealth Hendersonville is the first hospital in Western North Carolina to earn The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for five orthopedic specialties including Spine Surgery, Total Ankle Replacement, Total Hip Replacement, Total Knee Replacement and Total Shoulder Replacement. It is also the first to use the Mazor X™ and Navio™ Robotic Guidance Platforms. AdventHealth Hendersonville consistently earns national ranking for its commitment to patient safety, earning six consecutive “A” grades in Leapfrog Group’s Safety Grade survey. AdventHealth Hendersonville includes cardiac care and rehabilitation, emergency services, nationally awarded cancer care, state-of-the-art surgical care, full-service orthopedic care, an award-winning labor and delivery experience, and a full range of imaging services to help people across our region experience whole health. For more information about AdventHealth Hendersonville or to find a physician, please visit or call Call855-774-LIFE (5433).

Premier Inc.: Premier Inc. is a leading healthcare improvement company, uniting an alliance of more than 4,000 U.S. hospitals and health systems and approximately 165,000 other providers and organizations to transform healthcare. With integrated data and analytics, collaboratives, supply chain solutions, and consulting and other services, Premier enables better care and outcomes at a lower cost.