Medical center earns quality award

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Cabinet Peaks Medical Center is at 350 Louisiana Ave. in Libby. (Courtesy photo)

Cabinet Peaks Medical Center in September received a Hospital Quality Award from Montana-Pacific Quality Health, a news release states.

Montana-Pacific, the Medicare Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organization for Montana, “recognizes hospitals for their commitment to improving patient care through its Quality Awards program,” the news release states. “The organization strives to promote excellence in healthcare through collaboration with healthcare professionals in an effort to ensure patients receive better health care at lower costs.”

According to the news release, award criteria the medical center met included its work on Centers for Disease Control and Prevention core elements of outpatient antibiotic stewardship and steps it took to improve care transitions, medication safety, adult immunization rates and patient and family engagement and satisfaction.

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