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2021 Raise the Roofs Chairs Announced
After the global pandemic caused Friends of Franklin Parks’ annual “Raise the Roofs” fundraiser to be a drive-through event last year, the organization is set to hold the 10th Annual edition of the summer’s best party in its full form on August 21st at the Park at Harlinsdale Farm. Lisa and Bob Ravener, along with Jennifer and Jamey Parker, will bring their unique expertise and perspectives to the event as the 2021 Chairs. A twilight polo event on Friday, August 20th will kick off the celebration, with the main event to be held on Saturday, August 21st from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Stay tuned for ticket details in the coming weeks. For sponsorship information and other details visit our website: friendsoffranklinparks.org or contact FOFP Executive Director Torrey Barnhill at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (615) 674-5388
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Debbie Henry Receives Caroline J Cross Award
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Williamson Medical Center Receives Five-Star Rating from CMS
Hospital is among three five-star hospitals in Tennessee
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced Williamson Medical Center (WMC) received a five-star rating in 2021. The rating methodology, refreshed this year, uses scores for five measure groups: safety of care, readmission, mortality, patient experience and timely and effective care. WMC is among only three five-star hospitals in the state of Tennessee, and one of only 455 nationwide. The overall star rating is awarded from data collected across the following measure groups.
- Safety of Care evaluates infections and complications in the bloodstream, urinary tract, surgical sites, and serious complications, among others.
- Readmission denotes returning patients following specific surgeries or illnesses, as well as unplanned admissions following outpatient surgery, emergency department visits and patients receiving outpatient chemotherapy.
- Mortality measures include death rate for cardiac and stroke patients, complications from pneumonia and treatable complications following surgery.
- The Patient Experience category focuses on patient reports discussing communication, cleanliness, an understanding of care and medication instructions and willingness to recommend to friends and family.
- Timely and Effective Care spans a variety of measures, including but not limited to, the percentage of healthcare workers receiving the influenza vaccine, the speed patients are evaluated during an emergency room visit, patients receiving recommended follow-up care, and more.
For a comprehensive list of WMC services, visit williamsonmedicalcenter.org.