Maury Regional Medical Center in Columbia has been recognized as one of the best hospitals in the nation for the second year in a row.
Featured in Modern Healthcare magazine, Thomson Reuters named Maury Regional among the top hospital in 2010 and 2011.
“Providing our patients with quality care drives everything we do and I applaud the employees, physicians and volunteers for this recognition,” hospital CEO Robert Otwell said in a release. “From utilizing treatment methods proven to result in positive patient outcomes to constantly looking for ways to improve the patient experience, their continuous efforts make a difference in the lives of those we serve.”
Other accolades for MRMC include being one of only 23 hospitals in the nation to receive the 2009 Premier Award for Quality and being recognized as a 2009 Excellence Award winner by the Tennessee Center for Performance Excellence.
Maury Regional was also named one of America's Best Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report in 2010 for its leadership in bone health and fragility fracture prevention.
Maury Regional is the largest hospital between Nashville and Huntsville, Alabama and is the second largest employer in the region.
Along with a surgery center and neonatal intensive care unit, the hospital features accredited heart, cancer, neurological and orthopedic centers and a new outpatient pavilion and is working on renovating its patient rooms.
Read more at MauryRegional.com.