Hermitage, TN - TriStar Summit Medical Center recently announced the recipients of the 2018 Innovator Award. The intent of the Innovator Award is to inspire staff to look at processes around patient care and submit suggestions towards a goal of improving patient outcomes.
"In the spirit of our hospital VALUES and MISSION statement, the "V" stand for vision and our employees provide great insight and feedback into process improvement," stated Drew Tryer, COO.
For 2018, TriStar Summit had six entries from staff for nomination. Two winners were selected by our facility committee and submitted to Division for the next level of selection committee towards adopting a new best practice.
Congratulations to Jennifer Beulke, clinical nutrition manager, for her submission to expand the ClikFix model to ClikClean increases both efficiency and patient satisfaction as environmental opportunities will be addressed in a more timely fashion.
Congratulations also to Tim Marciniak, clinical pharmacist on his submission of a process improvement within pharmacy that further enhances Summit's overall medication management program.
"TriStar Summit excels because of leaders like Jennifer and Tim who look at current practices and identify improvement opportunities," concluded Tyrer.
For more information about TriStar Summit or a free physician referral, please call TriStar MedLine at (615) 342-1919.