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Hardin Memorial Hospital has been chosen to receive an Excellence in Patient Care award given by outcomes firm Studer Group®. The hospital will receive the award—which will be presented at the 11th annual What’s Right in Health Care® conference— for their exemplary “Pain was always well controlled” results on the HCAHPS patient survey.

Studer Group® gives its Excellence in Patient Care awards to select partners based on various categories. Hardin Memorial Hospital was selected for their HCAHPS composite results for 3Q11-2Q12 for the “pain well controlled” composite. Hardin Memorial Hospital’s outstanding results ranked them among the highest from a database of over 850 organizations coached by Studer Group.

The What’s Right in Health Care® conference will take place October 21-23, 2013, in Atlanta, Georgia. What’s Right in Health Care® offers the latest insights and best practices from industry experts, speakers, authors and top-performing organizations across the nation. Attendees learn how to address the hard-hitting topics and concerns faced by healthcare organizations today, including how to create a viable future in these challenging times. For more information about the conference, visit

We are proud of the Hardin Memorial Team and their commitment to making patient care even better. Through Hourly Rounding®; follow up phone calls and nurse leader rounding on patients Hardin Memorial has been successful in demonstrating their commitment to delivering excellent patient care.

About Studer Group®: 

Studer Group’s mission is to change the face of healthcare by creating a better place for employees to work, physicians to practice medicine, and patients to receive care. A recipient of the 2010 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, Studer Group is an outcomes-based healthcare performance improvement firm that works with over 850 healthcare organizations in the U.S. and beyond, teaching them how to achieve, sustain, and accelerate exceptional clinical, operational, and financial results. Studer Group has a scaled approach that is proven to be effective from large healthcare systems, academic medical centers, emergency departments, stand-alone community healthcare organizations to rural hospitals. Working together, we help to get the foundation right—using aligned goals, behaviors and processes as building blocks—so organizations can build a sustainable culture that promotes accountability, fosters innovation, and consistently delivers a great patient experience and the best quality outcomes over time. To learn more about Studer Group, visit

Hardin Memorial Hospital. 913 N. Dixie Ave. Elizabethtown KY 42701.
Phone (270) 737-1212
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