National recognition means patients have easy access to quality care
North Carolina Center for Hospital Quality Recognition
Novant Health Brunswick Medical Center was recognized by the North Carolina Center for Hospital Quality (NC Quality Center) as Most Improved for Pneumonia Care and Surgical Infection Prevention Care in 2008 and as a Most Reliable Hospital in Surgical Infection Prevention in 2009. The North Carolina Center for Hospital Quality and Patient Safety's mission is to foster a culture of quality and safety within North Carolina hospitals through education, collaboration, and measurement.
Quality Respiratory Care Recognition
Brunswick Medical Center has received Quality Respiratory Care Recognition for Cardiopulmonary Services from the American Association for Respiratory Care consecutively for the past four years. This program recognizes hospitals that promote patient safety by providing access to respiratory therapists and adhering to specific respiratory care standards.
Excellence in MRSA Reduction Award
Brunswick Medical Center was presented a 2009 Excellence in MRSA Reduction Award from VHA, Inc., for reducing hospital-acquired MRSA infections by more than 50 percent per 1,000 patient-days in 2009 as compared to 2008.