NorthCrest Welcomes First Baby of 2012

SPRINGFIELD, Tenn. (January 3, 2012) – NorthCrest Medical Center is proud to welcome NorthCrest and Robertson County’s first baby of 2012, Kaylee Ann Moore. She is the first child of Samantha Hallman and Christopher Moore, of Greenbrier. Kaylee was delivered at 5:38 p.m. on Sunday, January 1 weighing 6 pound 5 ounces and measuring 19 […]

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NorthCrest Part of Nationwide Effort to Make Care Safer

SPRINGFIELD, Tenn. (November 28, 2011) – NorthCrest Medical Center is among a nationwide group of hospitals that participated in a successful initiative to increase patient safety by improving the processes and systems that facilities use to deliver health care. Through the National Patient Safety Initiative (NPSI), NorthCrest worked with Qsource, the Quality Improvement Organization (QIO) […]

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NorthCrest CEO Installed as THA Chairman

SPRINGFIELD, Tenn. (November 02, 2011) – Scott Raynes, president and CEO, NorthCrest Medical Center in Springfield, Tenn. was installed as chairman of the Tennessee Hospital Association’s (THA) board of directors during the association’s recent annual meeting in Nashville. The mission of the THA is to lead its members in advocacy for and support of community-based […]

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NorthCrest to Receive Medicaid Incentives for “Meaningful Use” of an Electronic Health Record

SPRINGFIELD, Tenn. (October 21, 2011) – NorthCrest Medical Center, a 109-bed not-for-profit community hospital that is one of the nation’s top performers on key quality measures, recently became the first hospital in Tennessee and the nation to use an Emergency Department Information System (EDIS) to qualify for Medicaid incentive payments under the federal HITECH Act. […]

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Medical Centers Announce Affiliation Agreement

SPRINGFIELD, Tenn. (September 23, 2011) –NorthCrest Medical Center and Vanderbilt University Medical Center leaders announced today an affiliation agreement, which will include Maury Regional Medical Center and Williamson Medical Center. This agreement formalizes an existing relationship between NorthCrest Medical Center and Vanderbilt University Medical Center. The affiliation agreement establishes an operational framework while creating significant […]

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NorthCrest Earns ‘Top Performer on Key Quality Measures’ Recognition from The Joint Commission

SPRINGFIELD, Tenn. (September 14, 2011) – NorthCrest Medical Center today was named one of the nation’s top performers on key quality measures by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in America. NorthCrest was recognized by The Joint Commission based on data reported about evidence-based clinical processes that are shown to improve […]

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NorthCrest Named Exemplar Hospital by IHI

NorthCrest Medical Center was recently named as an Exemplar Hospital by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) for developing and implementing practices that reduce surgical-site infections. NorthCrest was presented the designation on August 18 by IHI as part of Project JOINTS. Project JOINTS is designed to encourage medical facilities to use certain methods to prevent […]

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NorthCrest Promotes Davis to Senior VP

NorthCrest Medical Center recently announced the promotion of Randy Davis to senior vice president of performance improvement. He will also retain his role as chief information officer. As senior vice president of performance improvement, Davis will serve as lead for NorthCrest’s operational improvement programs and initiatives aimed at helping the hospital drive meaningful improvements in […]

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