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Living the Good Life Takes Day-to-Day Commitment

08/03/2011 | Wellness

By Linda Q. Everett, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN Executive Vice President & Chief Nurse Executive At a Nurse Executive Council retreat for IU Health, we listened to each other's examples of best practices in patient care, and we heard an inspiring message from IU School of Nursing professor Dan Pesut, who reminded us that it's important to care for self as well as others. One of my primary takeaways from Pesut's talk was this: "The good life is living in the place you belong with the people…

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Hospital Earns ISO 9001-2008 Recertification


Hospital earns ISO 9001-2008 recertification Three years after becoming the first hospital in Indiana to achieve ISO certification, Indiana University Health Ball Memorial has earned re-certification by ISO 9001:2008, International Quality System Standard. The hospital was audited in its entirety and certified by Smithers Quality Assessments Inc. (SQA). IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital remains the only ISO-certified hospital in the state. “Amazing things happen every day at Indiana University…

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