Award winning Quality at GVMH

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Golden Valley Memorial Healthcare named recipient of the 2016 Missouri Quality Award

 COLUMBIA, Mo. – The Excellence in Missouri Foundation announces Golden Valley Memorial Healthcare, located in Clinton, MO as the 2016 recipient of the Missouri Quality Award. This marks the second time that the organization has received the award.

A not-for-profit healthcare delivery organization, Golden Valley Memorial Healthcare (GVMH) consists of a 56-bed hospital, a home health service, outpatient services, and four physician clinics located in west central Missouri. GVMH also operates provider and outpatient clinics in Warsaw, Windsor, and Osceola, Missouri.

A 2013 recipient of the Missouri Quality Award, GVMH is guided by the Golden Path to Success, or “GPS”. GVMH uses a robust strategic planning process to align its goals and action plans around 5 Pillars of Excellence: People, Service, Quality, Financial, and Growth. A focus on performance excellence and organizational learning is embedded in the GVMH culture, and is reinforced through a series of processes designed to assure the achievement of its mission, “to provide exceptional health and wellness services with friendliness and compassion” to Henry County and the surrounding areas.

Located near Truman Lake, Golden Valley Memorial Healthcare provides rural residents with big city services, while living up to the community slogan, “Great People, by Nature.” Specialty clinics, state-of-the-art medical equipment, nationally recognized food “room service”, walk-in clinics, and Home Health services ranked among the best in the nation, and complement excellent inpatient, outpatient, emergency and rehabilitation services. GVMH provides a great place for patients to receive care, a great place to work, and a great place for physicians to practice.

 About the Missouri Quality Award (MQA): The MQA is the official state recognition for excellence in quality leadership. Modeled after the prestigious Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, the MQA is recognized as one of the strongest state-level quality award programs in the country.

About Craig Thompson

I am a young professional with two great sons, and I work in the healthcare setting. I am employed in hospital administration and serve as Chief Executive Officer at Golden Valley Memorial Healthcare in Clinton, Missouri. At GVMH we care for our families, friends and neighbors. We're committed to providing the safest, friendliest and most compassionate care to all we serve.
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