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Covington emergency department wins patient care award

MultiCare Covington Medical Center has been recognized for providing excellent patient care in its emergency department.

The firm Studer Group, which works with health care organizations worldwide to improve clinical outcomes, will present the award at a conference to be held next month.

“We are honored to receive this award,” said Linda Dean, emergency services clinical director at Covington and MultiCare Auburn Medical Center, said in a statement. “Our team of nurses and physicians is focused on providing the highest quality, most compassionate care for our community in Covington and the surrounding areas. We strive to exceed the expectations of our patients and want to be the premier emergency department in this area.”

Covington Medical Center, which opened its emergency department in 2012, won the award for achievements, improvements and overall outstanding performance in 2012-13 and 2013-14.

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