Kim Gleason, VP of Quality,
Risk & Patient Safety,
Gulf Coast Regional Medical Center
How do You Define "Quality Healthcare"?
Gulf Coast Regional Medical Center is a 218-bed acute care hospital located in Panama City, FL. Its 250-member medical staff and more than 800 employees work hard to ensure its patients receive the highest quality of care every day. Their efforts have resulted in national accreditations for Chest Pain Center, Peripheral Vascular Disease, Stroke and Wound Care. The hospital was named a Top 100 Hospital® by Truven Health Analytics for the second consecutive year and was awarded an A rating by The Leapfrog Group, an independent organization that rates hospitals on performance, national standards of safety, quality and efficiency, and patient satisfaction. The hospital is also an affiliate of the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Cancer Care Network and earned the Advanced Accreditation for Oncology Care (ACOS). For the third consecutive year, Gulf Coast Regional Medical Center earned the Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® from the Joint Commission. Gulf Coast Regional Medical Center also unveiled a 42-bed critical care wing, adding a new Intensive Care Unit, and the region's only Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.
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