November 17, 2022
The South Carolina Hospital Association (SCHA) has recognized the Colleton Medical Center Surgical Services Unit for its unwavering commitment to eliminating medical errors and creating a culture of high reliability. The unit earned the Zero Harm recognition for total hip and knee replacements with Dr. Larry Conley and Cesarean deliveries with Dr. Todd Allen.
“We are tremendously proud of our team’s commitment to eliminating harm and providing the highest quality of care and patient safety possible,” said Jimmy Hiott, Colleton Medical Center CEO. These awards are indicative of our commitment to caring for our community like family.”
“The Zero Harm program is a significant tool for advancing high-quality healthcare and a culture of safety in the state’s hospitals,” says Karen Reynolds, Executive Director of Innovation and Acceleration at SCHA. “South Carolina has developed a blueprint for reducing avoidable harm in our healthcare facilities by encouraging hospitals to develop a network for communicating and sharing best practices.”
All hospital data used for these awards is independently verified by the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control.