Aventura Hospital and Medical Center Celebrates Patient-Centered Care Awareness Month in September
September 9, 2010, Aventura, FL – Always ahead of the curve, Aventura Hospital and Medical Center joins HCA Healthcare hospitals around the world this September to commemorate the fourth annual Patient-Centered Care Awareness Month. Patient-Centered Care Awareness Month is typically commemorated in October. At Aventura Hospital and Medical Center, patient-centered care is always the primary goal.
“Patient-Centered Care Month highlights our continuous commitment to empowering our patients while ensuring they receive the highest-quality healthcare services available to them,” said Heather J. Rohan, Aventura Hospital and Medical Center’s Chief Executive Officer.
Patient-Centered Care Awareness Month is an international awareness-building campaign that occurs every October to commemorate the progress that has been made toward making patient-centered care a reality and to build momentum for further progress through education and collaboration. Hospitals and health care organizations around the world are encouraged to celebrate by empowering patients, strengthening their patient-centered practices, and publicly proclaiming to their patients and communities their commitment to patient-centered care.
“Our staff understands the importance of delivering healthcare in a manner that works best for patients,” Rohan said. “We strive to exemplify this care model by continuously partnering with patients and their family members to identify and satisfy the patients’ needs and preferences.”