Monday, January 28, 2013
UHS Chenango Memorial Hospital employee earns quality certification
Wendy White, Manager of Quality Improvement at UHS Chenango Memorial Hospital,
recently received CPHQ (Certified Professional of Healthcare Quality)
certification by NAHQ (National Association for Healthcare Quality).
This credential signifies professional and academic achievement by
individuals in the field of healthcare quality management. The comprehensive
body of knowledge necessary to pass the accreditation test includes quality
management, quality improvement, case/care/disease/utilization management and
Preparing for and successfully completing the
qualifying test for this certification demonstrates a strong commitment to Ms.
White’s profession. She is in her 13th year of employment at UHS Chenango
Memorial Hospital, and has worked in Quality twelve of those years. She stated,
“The field of healthcare quality management has changed over the years I have
worked in this field and it continues to change and evolve.” She acknowledged
the value of preparing for certification and the re-certification process
required every two years. “Through this process I will continue to be informed
about the latest information, standards and best practices in healthcare
quality, which I will apply to the work we do here at Chenango Memorial.”
UHS Chenango Memorial Hospital is a member of UHS, a locally owned,
not-for-profit, 916-bed hospital and healthcare system serving Greater
Binghamton and surrounding counties. Founded in 1981, UHS provides a full range
of medical, surgical, rehabilitative and long-term care services from more than
60 locations around New York’s Southern Tier.