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St. Joseph’s receives Gold Honors

Submitted photo WVHA President and CEO Joe Letnaunchyn presents Skip Gjolberg, president of St. Joseph’s Hospital, with the Gold Honors Achievement Award.

BUCKHANNON — The West Virginia Hospital Association (WVHA) recognized St. Joseph’s Hospital with the Gold Honors Achievement Award for their outstanding work in the Commitment to Excellence Honors Program and their commitment to the following topic areas:

∫ Antibiotic Stewardship

∫ Breastfeeding Initiative

∫ Care Transitions

∫ Emergency Department Information Exchange (EDIE)

∫ Hospital Improvement Innovation Network (HIIN)

∫ Influenza Vaccination

∫ Opioid Stewardship

∫ Tobacco Cessation Assistance

∫ WVHA Discharge Data Program

The WVHA is a not-for-profit statewide organization representing 63 hospitals and health systems across the continuum of care. The WVHA supports its members in achieving a strong, healthy West Virginia by providing leadership in healthcare advocacy, education, information and technical assistance, and by being a catalyst for effective change through collaboration, consensus building and a focus on desired outcomes.