TriStar Summit December 06, 2019

Award recognizes commitment to engaging and positive environment for nurses

Hermitage, Tennessee – TriStar Summit Medical Center has earned its second consecutive Pathway to Excellence designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).

The ANCC Pathway to Excellence designation is a global credential that recognizes a positive practice environment and a culture of sustained excellence. TriStar Summit Medical Center joins a premier group of organizations that have received Pathway to Excellence designation twice.

“TriStar Summit Medical Center’s nurses are an integral part of the healthcare team, with a voice in policy and practice,” says Mary Ann Angle, TriStar Summit Medical Center’s chief nursing officer.  “The Pathway to Excellence designation shows TriStar Summit offers a culture to support our nurses in their professional practice and engages them in clinical decision making.” 

As a Pathway organization, TriStar Summit leads the effort to enhance quality of care, patient and nursing safety, and better patient outcomes.

For more information on our Pathway to Excellence recognition program, visit ANCC’s website at https://www.nursingworld.org/pathway