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HCHC chosen outstanding rural health organization

Mar 28, 2014
Photo by: Brooks Taylor Henry County Health Center

Henry County Health Center has been selected as the recipient of the 2014 Outstanding Rural Health Organization Award. This award is given by the National Rural Health Association and recognizes a community-based group or organization that has improved access to health services and information for rural people through innovative, comprehensive approaches.

HCHC will be presented with the award at the National Rural Health Association’s 37th Annual Rural Health Conference on April 24th in Las Vegas, Nev.

Organizations considered for the award were evaluated on the following factors: outreach, preventive health and education, quality and efficiency of care, and strong community support and involvement.

HCHC was nominated for this award by external vendor, HospitalPortal.net. The nomination highlighted HCHC’s commitment to the wellness of the community, featuring the health center’s construction project, HCHC’s preventive health and education/community support and involvement programs, and the success of the HCHC Foundation’s Close to Home Campaign that demonstrates the support and positive sentiment that the community has for the health center.

“To be selected for the 2014 Outstanding Rural Health Organization Award is an enormous honor. This is a testament to Henry County Health Center’s commitment to our mission to enhance the health of individuals and our communities through high quality, effective and efficient services,” explained HCHC CEO Robb Gardner. “I would like to express my sincere appreciation to our associates, medical staff, board of trustees and volunteers who are committed to delivering personalized, quality care that patients expect and deserve. We received this award because of their dedication and commitment to delivering high quality healthcare. Their work to meet the needs of Henry County residents was instrumental in HCHC receiving this award. Our patients are fortunate to have local access to quality healthcare services, provided by professionals they know and trust.”

The National Rural Health Association (NRHA) is a national nonprofit membership organization with more than 20,000 members.The association’s mission is to provide leadership on rural health issues.NRHA membership consists of a diverse collection of individuals and organizations, all of whom share the common bond of an interest in rural health.

Henry County Health Center, health center officials said, stives to provide care you trust and compassion you deserve by combining personalized care with the latest in medical technology.

The facility’sextensive programs and services, HCHC officials continue, are staffed by highly trained and dedicated healthcare providers who are compassionate and committed to those they serve. From maternity services to our long-term care facility, emergency services to surgery, inpatient and outpatient services, HCHC offers the breadth and scope of services to treat patients of all ages and stages of life.

Visit the facility’s website at www.hchc.org to learn more about Henry County Health Center.

 

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