Touro Receives National Award Exceeding Patient Expectations
Avatar International, an industry leader in healthcare quality
improvement services recognized its award winning hospital
partners in 2012. Touro has been awarded Avatar International’s
Exceeding Patient Expectations award. The national award is based on the
three critical survey items gauging patient expectation about quality
care, reliability, and customization before the visit.
Touro Recognized as a 2013 Gold Fit-Friendly Company by the American Heart Association
Touro has been recognized as a gold level award recipient for
recognizing the importance of a healthy workplace for employees and
taking steps to create a culture of physical activity in the workplace.
Touro is committed to promoting a wellness culture by providing support to employees and implementing physical, nutritional and cultural changes. Touro’s annual Fittest Loser at Work Contest, indoor walking trail, monthly healthy lifestyles classes and accessibility to the Touro Wellness Center give staff access to tools to stay active and healthy.
Touro’s Cancer Program Receives 2011 Outstanding Achievement Award
Touro Infirmary’s Cancer Program has received the 2011 Outstanding Achievement Award and a three-year Accreditation with Commendation by the Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACoS). Touro is the only New Orleans area hospital to receive the 2011 OAA Award.
A facility receives a three-year Accreditation with Commendation following the on-site evaluation by a physician surveyor during which the facility demonstrates a commendation level of compliance with one or more standards that represent the full scope of the cancer program.
Touro Imaging Center Receives ACR Accreditation for MRI and CT
Touro Infirmary’s Imaging Center has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and computed topography (CT) as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR).
The ACR gold seal of accreditation represents the highest level of image quality and patient safety. It is awarded only to facilities meeting ACR Practice Guidelines and Technical Standards after a peer-review evaluation by board-certified physicians and medical physicists who are experts in the field.
Touro Recognized as Blue Distinction® Center for Knee and Hip Replacements
Touro's Blue Distinction® helps you identify Touro as a medical facility that has demonstrated a commitment to providing quality care and better overall outcomes for knee and hip replacement procedures.
Blue Distinction Centers for Knee and Hip Replacement® demonstrate an expertise in quality care, resulting in better overall outcomes for patients, by meeting objective clinical measures developed with input from expert physicians and medical organizations.
Touro Infirmary’s Women’s Imaging Center Designated a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology
By awarding facilities the status of a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence, the ACR recognizes breast imaging centers that have earned accreditation in mammography, stereotactic breast biopsy, and breast ultrasound, including ultrasound-guided breast biopsy. Peer-review evaluations by board-certified physicians have determined that the Touro Women’s Imaging Center
has achieved high practice standards in image quality, personnel qualifications, facility equipment, quality control procedures and quality assurance programs.
The ACR is a national professional organization serving more than 34,000 diagnostic/interventional radiologists, radiation oncologists, nuclear medicine physicians and medical physicists with programs focusing on the practice of medical imaging and radiation oncology and the delivery of comprehensive health care services.
Touro Receives National Award Exceeding Patient Expectations
Avatar International, an industry leader in healthcare quality improvement services today recognized its award winning hospital partners in 2010. Touro has been awarded Avatar International’s Exceeding Patient Expectations award. The national award is based on the three critical survey items gauging patient expectation about quality care, reliability, and customization before the visit.
Touro and Touro at Home Receive 2010 Louisiana Capstone Quality Awards
Touro and Touro at Home have received 2010 Louisiana Capstone Quality Awards for Hospital and Home Health categories. The awards are presented by eQHealth Solutions, the Medicare Quality Improvement Organization for Louisiana.
The 2010 Louisiana Capstone Quality Awards recognize Touro as one of only 38 hospitals in the state and Touro at Home as one of 17 home health agencies in the state for achieving certain improvements in the quality of health care given to their patients. The awards are based on Appropriate Care Measures (ACM) providers were monitoring and improving upon during the first and second quarters of 2010.
Touro Recognized 2011 Start! Fit-Friendly Company by the American Heart Association
Touro has been recognized a 2011 Gold Start! Fit-Friendly Company! Gold Level Award recipients are recognized for fostering a healthy workplace for employees and taking important steps to create a culture of physical activity in the workplace. Touro's walking trail and accessibility to the Touro Wellness Center give our staff access to tools to stay active and healthy. In addition, the first annual Touro Biggest Loser at Work Contest promoted a culture of wellness by providing support to employees in implementing physical and nutritional changes.
Touro Infirmary is accredited by the Joint Commission for Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO).
In 2010, the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities
(CARF) presented Touro Rehabilitation Center
with a three-year accreditation for the following programs:
- Brain Injury Rehabilitation Programs – Hospital (Adults)
- Brain Injury Rehabilitation Programs – Hospital (Children and Adolescents)
- Inpatient Rehabilitation Programs – Hospitals (Adults)
- Spinal Cord System of Care (Adults)
- Spinal Cord System of Care (Children and Adolescents)
Touro's Family Birthing Center
has been named NOLA Baby & Family magazine's Best Place To Have a Baby for 2009 -2011.
Touro Infirmary is honored to have been named one of America's Best Hospitals
by U.S. News and World Report
New Orleans City Business
recently ranked Touro ninth among the Top 25 Best Places to Work
in New Orleans.
Touro Infirmary has also received numerous awards over the years for its advertising and marketing campaigns from the Pelican Awards
presented by the Louisiana Society for Hospital Public Relations and Marketing