April/May 2005

Memorial in Chattanooga Receives QSource Award for Quality Improvement


Memorial Health Care System, Chattanooga, Tenn., received the QSource 2004 Beacon Award as the top hospital in Tennessee for quality improvement. QSource is an independent, non-profit health care quality improvement organization in Tennessee, which is contracted by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Memorial was recognized for improvement in responding to acute myocardial infarction indicators and treatment of pneumonia.