Cordova Community Medical Center’s long-term care facilities have been recognized for excellence by Mountain-Pacific Quality Health, the Medicare quality innovation network, quality improvement organization for Alaska.
Mountain-Pacific awards three different levels of recognition, and Cordova was one of seven Alaska long-term care facilities to be honored.
Heritage Place in Soldotna and Sitka Community Hospital’s long-term care facility also received quality excellence awards.
The four facilities recognized for quality achievement were Denali Center long-term care in Fairbanks, PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center New Horizons Traditional Care, Petersburg Medical Center long-term care and Wrangell Medical Center long-term care.
All seven facilities participate in the Centers for Medicare &Medicaid Services National Nursing Home Quality Care Collaborative through Mountain-Pacific Quality Health.
Awards are based on each facility’s composite score, their licensure with Alaska’s state survey agency and their certification with CMS.
Mountain-Pacific is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation holding federal and state contracts that allow them to oversee the quality of care for Medicare and Medicaid members in Alaska, Hawaii, Montana and Wyoming.