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7 Long Term and Post-Acute Care Providers in GA Earn 2019 Silver National Quality Award

The Georgia Health Care Association (GHCA) today announced that 7 long term and post-acute care members across Georgia were recognized with a 2019 Silver – Achievement in Quality Award by the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL).

The award is the second of three distinctions possible through the AHCA/NCAL National Quality Award Program, which spotlights providers across the nation that have demonstrated their dedication to improving quality of care for residents and patients in long term and post-acute care.

“Congratulations to the 7 Georgia centers receiving the Silver Quality Award for 2019,” said GHCA/GCAL President and CEO Tony Marshall. “I applaud these members for their ongoing commitment to quality advancement, evidenced by continuous improvement in performance and health care outcomes.”
Recipients listed below: 

Azalealand Nursing Home - Savannah, GA
Calhoun Nursing Home - Edison, GA
Chelsey Park Health & Rehabilitation - Dahlonega, GA
Hartwell Health & Rehabilitation - Hartwell, GA
Miller Nursing Home - Colquitt, GA
Oxley Park Health & Rehabilitation - Lyons, GA
Townsend Park Health & Rehabilitation - Cartersville, GA

Based on the National Institute of Standards and Technology's Baldrige Performance Excellence Program, the AHCA/NCAL's National Quality Award Program challenges member providers to achieve performance excellence through three progressive levels—Bronze, Silver, and Gold. At the Silver level, members develop and demonstrate effective approaches that help improve organizational performance and health care outcomes. 2019 recipients of the Silver award may now apply for the Gold – Excellence in Quality Award by further developing comprehensive strategies that meet the demands of the full Health Care Criteria for Performance Excellence. The 7 centers earning the award for 2019 bring the total number of active Silver Quality Award winning centers in Georgia to 44.
2019 recipients will be honored during AHCA/NCAL's 70th Convention & Expo, October 13-16, 2019 in Orlando, Florida.