ROCKFORD (WIFR) – A local institution is being recognized for its quality of work.
Rockford Health Systems celebrated its commitment to excellence with the 2013 Jack W. Packard quality champion awards. Deb Esparza and Connie Vitali were both recognized as the staff and physician recipients of the awards.
Both employees were presented trophies for their outstanding commitment to quality and safety in patient care.
“Every single employee is conscientiously looking to see how we can improve efficiencies, effectiveness, and how we can bring best practices so that we can improve not only patient outcomes, but the patient experience," said Vice President of Quality and Performance Measurement, Evelyn Pagan.
Rockford Memorial Hospital also received the Health Grades Spine Surgery Excellence Award for the second year in a row.