BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Bakersfield Heart Hospital has been recognized with a Patient Safety Excellence Award™ for 2014 from Healthgrades, a nationwide online resource center for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals.
A spokesperson for the hospital says this distinction places BHH within the top 10 percent of all hospitals evaluated for their excellent performance in safeguarding patients from serious, potentially preventable complications during their hospital stays.
"This award is a result of the hard work and dedication our staff, nurses and doctors have put into putting our patients first, each and every day. We are all very proud to receive this and look forward to continuing this level of care," said Dave Veillette, Chief Executive Officer at BHH.
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