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NorthCrest Celebrates Certified Nurses Day March 19 By Honoring the 27 Board Certified Nurses on its Staff

NorthCrest Medical Center is celebrating Certified Nurses Day, March 19 by honoring its board certified nurses. The following nurses are being recognized for their professionalism, leadership, and commitment to excellence in patient care: Janis Anderson, CCRN; Bonnie Armantrout, CEN; Lenora Baggett, CCDS, CCA; Angie Beard, CCRN; Carol Benton, CSCR; Michelle Browning, RNC-OB; Sheila Collins, RNC-OB;…

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NorthCrest Diabetes Education Program Merits ADA Recognition

SPRINGFIELD, TENN. (December 22, 2014) – The prestigious American Diabetes Association Education Recognition Certificate for a quality diabetes self-management education program was recently awarded to the NorthCrest Diabetes Education. The program was originally Recognized in February of 1993. ADA believes that this program offers high-quality education that is an essential component of effective diabetes treatment….

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NorthCrest Earns ‘Top Performer on Key Quality Measures®’ Recognition for the Fourth Year from The Joint Commission

SPRINGFIELD, Tenn. (November 13, 2014) – NorthCrest Medical Center today announced it has been recognized as a 2013 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in the United States. NorthCrest was recognized as part of The Joint Commission’s 2014 annual report “America’s Hospitals: Improving Quality…

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NorthCrest Recognized for Outstanding Record in Patient Safety – Awarded an “A” in Fall 2014 Hospital Safety Score

SPRINGFIELD, Tenn. (October 30, 2014) – NorthCrest Medical Center was honored with an “A” grade in the Fall 2014 Hospital Safety Score, which rates how well hospitals protect patients from errors, injuries and infections. The Hospital Safety Score is compiled under the guidance of the nation’s leading experts on patient safety and is administered by…

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NorthCrest Plans Ebola Provisions

SPRINGFIELD, Tenn. (October 10, 2014) – NorthCrest Medical Center is on a heightened state due to the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) being found inside the United States. “The NorthCrest Team has been collaborating with state and local agencies to ensure our staff and community are protected,” says Rachel Goodman, NorthCrest Infection Preventionist. Prior to the…

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NorthCrest Recognized with Quality Achievement Award for Heart Failure Care

SPRINGFIELD, Tenn. (August 26, 2014) – NorthCrest Medical Center has received the Get With The Guidelines®–Heart Failure Silver Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology Foundation secondary prevention guidelines for heart failure patients. This marks the second consecutive year that NorthCrest has been recognized…

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Local Students Complete NorthCrest’s 2014 SHIP Program

SPRINGFIELD, Tenn. (August 19, 2014) – NorthCrest Medical Center is proud to announce the completion of the 2014 Student Healthcare Internship Program (SHIP). The Student Healthcare Internship Program (S.H.I.P.) offered by NorthCrest Medical Center offers rising high school students (ages 14-17) the opportunity to gain relevant healthcare exposure and marketable job skills, and also provides…

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NorthCrest Receives National Recognition for Achievements through TSQC

SPRINGFIELD, Tenn. (August 7, 2014) – NorthCrest Medical Center has been nationally recognized for its participation in the Tennessee Surgical Quality Collaborative (TSQC), which has reduced surgical complications by 19.7 percent since 2009. This reduction represents at least 533 lives saved and $75.2 million in reduced costs in Tennessee. The recognition of NorthCrest came as…

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NorthCrest Named a 2014 Top Workplace

SPRINGFIELD, Tenn. (July 16, 2014) – NorthCrest Medical Center has been named one of the Tennessean’s 2014 Top Workplaces. NorthCrest ranked number four in the large companies division. A reception was held at the Nashville City Club in honor of the 2014 Top Workplaces. NorthCrest’s recognition was based solely on surveys about the workplace completed by NorthCrest…

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NorthCrest Foundation Hosts New Fundraiser – Movie on the Square

SPRINGFIELD, TN, July 1, 2014 – On Saturday, July 19, the NorthCrest Foundation will host a first-ever Movie on the Square featuring the original movie E.T. to be shown on a large inflatable movie screen. The streets of 6th Avenue and West Court Square underneath the historic Springfield Courthouse bell tower will be closed for guests…

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