5 East Med-Surg Services earns PRISM Award

5 East Med-Surg Services earns PRISM Award

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

UI Health's 5 East Med-Surg Unit recently received the AMSN PRISM Award. The award — which stands for Premier Recognition In the Specialty of Med-Surg — is a prestigious honor recognizing the collective achievements and contributions of the nursing staff of this unit. Presented by the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses and Medical-Surgical Nursing Certification Board Boards of Directors, it exemplifies the qualities that define excellence in medical-surgical nursing and is a public symbol of the unit's journey to optimal outcomes and exceptional patient care.

The PRISM Award reviews standards related to leadership; recruitment and retention; use of evidence-based practice; excellent patient outcomes; a healthy practice environment; and examples of lifelong learning.

The University of Illinois Hospital was the only hospital in Illinois to achieve this status. UI Health is now a two-time recipient.

Congratulations to all who made this achievement possible!