RRH Wins 10 Beacon Awards

March 1, 2019

Rochester Regional Health is proud to announce that it has achieved 10 Beacon Awards for Excellence. These recognitions position Rochester Regional Health as a preeminent health care provider in the state as well as the nation – first in New York state and top three in the U.S.


Beacon Highlights:

All of Rochester Regional Health’s Intensive Care Units have achieved the Beacon Award for Excellence*

Rochester General Hospital (RGH): 1 of 2 telemedical cardiac units in New York State, and 1 of 17 in the nation

RGH: The only orthopaedic unit in New York State, and 1 of 4 in the nation*

RGH: The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit is 1 of 5 in New York State, and 1 of 21 in the nation*
Unity Hospital: The only Intensive Nursing Care Unit in the nation*

Each Beacon Award for Excellence is active for three years. The achievement recognizes hospital units that employ evidence-based practice to improve patient and family outcomes as well as recognizes hospital units that exemplify excellence in professional practice, patient care, and outcomes.

Beacon

* Source: American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN)    

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