Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital Respiratory Team Receives Elite Distinction

Released: 12/3/2013

We are pleased to announce that Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital's Respiratory Care Department has received national distinction as RT Magazine's Best of 2013 Respiratory Care DepartmentsRT for Decision Makers in Respiratory Care is a leading source of information for respiratory care practitioners.  RT covers clinical and current health care issues via in-depth facility profiles, case reports, and feature-length articles that address how health care issues ultimately will affect the respiratory care field. The RT Best of 2013 is a powerful recognition program that lets the respiratory care profession know which facilities are following best practices, demonstrate those practices evidenced by high quality metrics and proactively work as a team to better the treatment they provide.  The RT Best of 2013 recipients are considered leaders in the respiratory field and their practices assist in improving care received across the country.

For Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital, this means recognition that the facility is committed to best practices and excellence in respiratory care.  This recognition validates that the quality of respiratory care being delivered at Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital is top notch.   This prestigious award places Suburban’s respiratory team among a group of elite practitioners also found at top ranked healthcare facilities such as Cleveland Clinic, Kaiser Permanente Medical Centers, and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

“I am proud to be the director of such a wonderful and caring group of professionals,” said Dawn Taylor director of cardio-pulmonary and imaging services at Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital.  “Their commitment to quality initiatives such as decreasing Ventilator Associated Pneumonias (VAPS) and obtaining excellent patient satisfaction reviews allow them to standout as a high performing department serving our patients with the best respiratory care possible.”

“This recognition confirms the exemplary care the respiratory team delivers each and every day,” said Chris Lane, president of Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital.   “I thank and commend each team member for their continued pursuit of excellence and focus on delivering the best care for our patients.”