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Select Specialty Hospital in Zanesville receives national recognition for local excellence

Published: April 18, 2012 8:08 AM

ZANESVILLE Select Specialty Hospital Zanesville has announced that it is one of 14 national winners of Select Medicals Hospital of Excellence Award. In recognition of the hospitals outstanding patient care, Select Specialty Hospital Zanesville was honored before the leaders of all 111 specialty hospitals in Select Medicals network.

The ceremony took place March 29 in Washington, D.C.

It is very gratifying, obviously, to be recognized this way by our peers from across the country. Were proud to receive this award and were proud of our team, said Linda Supplee, CEO of Select Specialty Hospital Zanesville. Were confident that our patients and their families experience our work ethic and our passion for excellence each and every day.

Supplee noted that the hospital has won the award in four of the past five years.

Joe Gordon, president of Select Medicals hospital division, noted that the award represents both clinical and operational excellence and is only awarded after a thorough on-site validation survey.

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This award requires the hospital to have a deliberate and consistent focus on excellence. To obtain this recognition, there must be total commitment at all levels of the hospital and a consistent focus on doing the right thing each and every time in accordance with our mission and values, said Gordon.

Select Specialty Hospital Zanesville is a 35-bed facility located within Genesis Healthcare System at 800 Forest Ave., Zanesville. The hospital is designed to provide a longer acute care hospitalization to promote healing and recovery from critical and complex medical and surgical conditions. The hospital has many physicians on staff representing different specialties, as well as an experienced team of caregivers including nurses, respiratory therapists, pharmacists and rehabilitation therapists.

Select Specialty Hospital Zanesville is one of 111 long-term acute care hospitals in Select Medicals national network.

For information, call 740-588-7888 or visit www.selectmedical.com.

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