July 2005

Home Health Services at St. Joseph's in Dickinson Honored

Home Health Services at St. Joseph's Hospital and Health Center, Dickinson, N.D., recently received the Above and Beyond Award for Collaboration from North Dakota Health Care Review, Inc. (NDHCRI). "Home Health Services from St. Joseph's embraced the spirit of collaboration by participating in more than 75 percent of NDHCRI-sponsored activities," said Lori Halvorson, project coordinator for NDHCRI. The award also recognized St. Joseph's Home Health Services' plan of action for improvement of dyspnea, or shortness of breath, in home health patients, which achieved statistically significant improvement. For more information, contact Dina Maas of St. Joseph's at 701/456-4285.