Veronica R. Chiesi Brown
Rochester, NY – The Intensive Care Unit at United Memorial Medical Center and the Intensive Nursing Care Unit at Unity Hospital both received silver-level Beacon Awards for Excellence from the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN). These two awards bring Rochester Regional’s total earned to seven which is the most for any health system in New York State. The Beacon Award for Excellence recognizes hospital units that utilize measurable practices to improve patient and family outcomes and experience.
“It’s an outstanding accomplishment to have seven Beacon Awards bestowed on our health system family. These awards further exhibit our commitment to nursing excellence,” said Debbie Stamps, EdD, vice president, Quality, Safety & Innovation at Rochester Regional Health. “Our nurses, in every location, deserve recognition for the amazing work they do each day, hour, and minute on behalf of our patients and their families.”
Previous Rochester Regional Health Beacon Awards for Excellence:
Rochester Regional Health is an integrated health services organization serving the people of Western New York, the Finger Lakes and beyond. The system includes five hospitals; primary and specialty practices, rehabilitation centers, ambulatory campuses and immediate care facilities; innovative senior services, facilities and independent housing; a wide range of behavioral health services; and Rochester Regional Health Laboratories and ACM Global Laboratories, a global leader in patient and clinical trials. Rochester Regional Health is the region’s second largest employer.
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