SPECIAL AWARD   Hamilton Hospital Administrator Mike Huff (right) presents Samantha Isbell, swing bed coordinator/QA/UR, with the Quality and Excellence
SPECIAL AWARD Hamilton Hospital Administrator Mike Huff (right) presents Samantha Isbell, swing bed coordinator/QA/UR, with the Quality and Excellence Award given to the hospital by the TMF Health Quality Institute recently. (Photo by Mindi Kimbro)

Olney Hamilton Hospital District received the Commitment to Quality and Excellence Award from TMF Health Quality Institute, the Medicare Quality Improvement Organization for Texas. 

The quality award recognizes critical access hospitals in Texas that are publicly reporting performance data to promote transparency and improve health care in their communities. 

To receive the TMF award, hospitals must report on one or more quality measures previously specified by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

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