PacMed Wins Warren Featherstone Reid Award for Excellence in Healthcare
Pacific Medical Centers is proud to announce that it has been given the 2016 Warren Featherstone Reid Award for Excellence in Healthcare. This distinguished award recognizes and honors healthcare providers in Washington who go above and beyond in providing the highest-quality care for its patients. This honor exemplifies the commitment Pacific Medical Centers makes to its community in providing expansive healthcare access, quality clinic care and innovative, creative health services.
The Warren Featherstone Reid Award recognizes Pacific Medical Centers’ efforts to champion change in removing hurdles for underinsured patients. Pacific Medical Centers was a founding member of Project Access Northwest, which established core programs specifically committed to helping patients navigate their diverse healthcare needs ranging from medical to dental, regardless of coverage status.
This esteemed award recognizes the high-quality care benchmarks that Pacific Medical Centers sets for the community. For instance, Pacific Medical Centers was rated by the National Committee for Quality Assurance in the 90th percentile for six diabetic measures, and above the 75th percentile for preventative cancer screening measures. Additionally, Pacific Medical Centers has provided nearly 24,000 medical referrals over the past ten years, and has changed hospital policies to expand care to a greater number of Charity Care-eligible patients.
Pacific Medical Centers is dedicated to expanding access to patient-centric, quality and affordable medical care to ensure everyone has a chance to lead a healthier life. Please join us in congratulating our dedicated teams across 11 clinics and our inspirational leader, CEO Linda Marzano, on receiving the Warren Featherstone Reid Award for Excellence in Healthcare. Our team’s tireless efforts will continue to bring impactful change to Puget Sound healthcare access and quality of care.