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Wissota Health and Regional Vent Center Receives Bronze National Quality Award

June 27, 2013Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin - Wissota Health and Regional Vent Center has been recognized as a 2013 recipient of the Bronze - Commitment to Quality award for its dedication to improving the lives of residents through improved quality care. The award is the first of three distinctions possible through the National Quality Award program, presented by the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL). The program honors facilities across the nation that have demonstrated their commitment to improving quality care for seniors and individuals with disabilities.

"In an age of changing health care, Wissota Health and Regional Vent Center has remained committed to prioritizing quality care above all else," said Mark Parkinson, President and CEO of AHCA/NCAL. "This facility is an example of the great things that can be accomplished when we commit to person-centered care."

Implemented by AHCA/NCAL in 1996, the National Quality Award Program is centered on the core values and criteria of the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program. The program assists providers of long term and post-acute care services in achieving their performance excellence goals.

"Wissota Health and Regional Vent Center is blessed to have awesome caregivers, a strong leadership team, and a generous owner," said Jeremy Kiley, Administrator of Wissota Health and Regional Vent Center.  "We are honored and humbled to receive this award, and look forward to the challenge and pursuit of the Silver-Commitment to Quality Award.  We appreciate all the support given to us by our customers and community partners over the past seven years."

The award will be presented to Wissota Health and Regional Vent Center during AHCA/NCAL's 64th Annual Convention and Exposition, October 6-9, 2013, in Phoenix, AZ.