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Nursing Services at Putnam County Hospital provides services for patients needing procedures such as injections, transfusions, IV antibiotics and hydration therapy. It provides a warm caring atmosphere close to home to receive the treatment needed without having to travel. Our nursing services are staffed by our acute care nursing staff who are trained in these procedures.
Putnam County Hospital recognizes that you have choices regarding where you receive your health care services. We strive to ensure that when you give us the privilege to serve you, it will be the best possible experience. Part of our service excellence is ensuring that you receive high quality and safe care. For this reason, Putnam County Hospital continuously works to improving our delivery of care.
Your safety is our primary concern. We are continually looking at manners to enhance a safe environment. Putnam County Hospital voluntarily participates in national programs which serve to improve safety and decrease risk for harm while you or your loved one is in our care. Some of our initiatives include, but are not limited to:
- Infection Prevention
- Fall Prevention
- Elimination of Medication Errors
- Proper Patient Identification
- Improved Communication
Putnam County Hospital knows it is important for you to have useful and accurate information when selecting a provider for your healthcare. We believe in being transparent, open and honest about the quality of care we provide our patients and our continuous efforts to improve that care.
Putnam County Hospital voluntarily gathers and reports data in accordance to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Hospitals participating in this initiative report data in several areas, including acute myocardial infarction (heart attack), congestive heart failure, pneumonia and surgical infection prevention. CMS has established criteria to help hospitals improve the quality of care provided to patients with these diagnoses. This information allows us to evaluate how we can continuously improve to better serve you.
Every member of the Putnam County Hospital team contributes and is committed to continuously improving the safe delivery of quality care you receive. We appreciate the opportunity to serve as your health care provider of choice and partner with you knowing that at Putnam County Hospital, we will never cease in pursuit of delivering health care with the highest level of excellence.