Category: Spencer Hospital

New tablets help put young Spencer Hospital patients’ minds more at ease
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New tablets help put young Spencer Hospital patients’ minds more at ease

Spencer Hospital’s younger patients now have a way to better relax when visiting. The Spencer Regional Healthcare Foundation recently approved the purchase of Amazon Kindle Fire Kids Edition tablets, each loaded with games, books, videos and movies. Kids now can play with the tablets while at the hospital for surgery and other services. “It started...

Spencer Hospital exceeds state, national averages for quality and value
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Spencer Hospital exceeds state, national averages for quality and value

For the sixth consecutive year, Spencer Hospital has achieved quality and cost efficiency outcomes which exceed both state and national averages as reported through a Medicare quality initiative. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services developed its quality initiative, called the Value Based Purchasing Program (VBP), over many years to assess hospital performance across a...