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NEW: Hasbro Children’s Hospital Pediatric ICU Receives AACN Award

Monday, January 27, 2014

 

The American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN) has honored Providence's Hasbro Children's Hospital's Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) with the Silver Beacon Award for Excellence.

The three-year award recognizes Pediatric Intensive Care Units that meet or exceed national quality standards both for improved patient outcomes and for the maintenance of a healthy work environment.

The award places Hasbro in rarefied company, as their PICU joins only two others in New England to have received the honor since it was begun in 2003.

“Our PICU team worked seamlessly together to review unit outcome data and processes, and created a comprehensive view of the work that is done every day in this unit,” said clinical manager of the Hasbro Children’s Hospital PICU, Lisa Paolino, RN, BSN. “This designation reflects the excellence we achieve working together as a team, and it is beyond rewarding to know what a positive impact we have had on our young patients.” 

 

Related Slideshow: Check Out The Grades: Rhode Island Hospitals Report Card

A recent survey released by The Leapfrog Group assigns a Hospital Safety Score, using the report card system of A to F to each of the hospitals in Rhode Island. These grades are based on expert analysis of injuries, infections and errors that cause harm or death during a hospital stay.

Let's see how each of Rhode Island's hospitals were graded from highest to lowest:

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South County Hospital

Wakefield, RI

 

Fall 2013 Grade: A

Spring 2013 Grade: A

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Kent County Memorial Hospital

Warwick, RI

 

Fall 2013 Grade: B

Spring 2013 Grade: C

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Memorial Hospital of RI

Pawtucket, RI

 

Fall 2013 Grade: B

Spring 2013 Grade: Not Graded*

 

*Not graded due to lack of publicly available data

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Miriam Hospital

Providence, RI

 

Fall 2013 Grade: B

Spring 2013 Grade: B

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Newport Hospital

Newport, RI

 

Fall 2013 Grade: C

Spring 2013 Grade: B

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Rhode Island Hospital

Providence, RI

 

Fall 2013 Grade: C

Spring 2013 Grade: C

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Roger Williams Medical Center

Providence, RI

 

Fall 2013 Grade: C

Spring 2013 Grade: C

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St. Joseph Health Services of Rhode Island

Providence, RI

 

Fall 2013 Grade: C

Spring 2013 Grade: B

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Landmark Medical Center

Woonsocket, RI

 

Fall 2013 Grade: Not Graded*

Spring 2013 Grade: Not Graded*

 

*Not graded due to lack of publicly available data

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Women & Infants Hospital of RI

Providence, RI

 

Fall 2013 Grade: Not Graded*

Spring 2013 Grade: Not Graded*

 

*Not graded due to lack of publicly available data

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Westerly Hospital

Westerly, RI

 

Fall 2013 Grade: Not Graded*

Spring 2013 Grade: Not Graded*

 

*Not graded due to lack of publicly available data

 
 

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