Southern Hills Hospital Receives 2013 Nevada Hospital Engagement Network Bright Spot in the Silver State Award
Southern Hills Hospital proudly announces that it received the 2013 Nevada Hospital Engagement Bright Spot in the Silver State Award for demonstrating excellence in patient safety. The award recognizes hospitals for demonstrating high quality patient care and excellence in performance on a select group of patient safety indicators that are reported to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Innovation Center (CMMI), as part of the Partnerships for Patients campaign sponsored by the US Department of Health and Human Services and CMMI.
“Southern Hills Hospital is deeply committed to the safety and well-being of our patients,” said Kimball Anderson, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Southern Hills Hospital. “It is imperative that each and every contact we have with our patients and their families is with keeping safety and respect as our top priorities.”
Along with high quality patient care and excellence in patient safety, Southern Hills received the award for its culture and leadership in being the first hospital in Nevada to create a Patient and Family Advisory Committee. Under the leadership of CEO Kimball Anderson, the hospital established a group of past patients and their family members who provide ongoing feedback and receive insight in order to improve healthcare services in southwest Las Vegas.
The Nevada Hospital Engagement Network recruits and provides training and technical assistance to individual Nevada hospitals to facilitate the adoption of evidence-based clinical practices that improve patient care and safety.
To learn more about the hospital and its services, visit southernhillshospital.com
Southern Hills Hospital CEO Kimball Anderson Appointed to the American College of Healthcare Executives
Southern Hills Hospital proudly announces that Kimball Anderson, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), was appointed to the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) as the interim Regent representing the state of Nevada. The American College of Healthcare Executives works towards its goal of being the premier professional society for healthcare executives dedicated to improving healthcare delivery. In this role, Anderson is responsible for representing the interests of ACHE members and is the primary local liaison with chapters and other organizations in their established relationships with ACHE. The term is effective through March 2015.
“I’m extremely honored to represent healthcare executives throughout Nevada in this role,” said Kimball Anderson, CEO, Southern Hills Hospital. “I’m grateful to the American College of Healthcare Executives for this opportunity to serve, and work through the continued healthcare challenges that face our state and nation.”
Anderson is a Fellow of the ACHE and has been the CEO of Southern Hills Hospital since December of 2009. Prior to moving to Las Vegas, he served as the Chief Operating Officer at Timpanogos Regional and Mountain View Hospitals in Utah for 12 years. He joined the HCA family of hospitals in 1988 as the Directory of Dietary at Mountain View Hospital in Payson, Utah.
His education credentials include a Bachelor of Science degree from Brigham Young University and a master’s degree in Health Care Administration from the University of Colorado. He is a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives.