Medical City McKinney has earned the 2022 HCA Healthcare Unit of Distinction Award for Perinatal Services. The hospital’s newborn nursery and postpartum units have been recognized as exemplary nursing units at HCA Healthcare facilities. HCA Healthcare is the parent company of Medical City Healthcare and has 182 hospitals and more than 2,300 sites of care, in 20 states and the United Kingdom.
The “Unit of Distinction” designation is achieved through measurable, exemplary performance in the strategic areas of advocacy and leadership, staffing and care team support, education and academic partnerships and elevating nursing excellence through professional practice. In 2021, more than 2,000 HCA Healthcare nursing units participated in the Unit of Distinction program.
“It’s a great honor to be recognized as the top-ranking Perinatal unit in the company, placing us in the top 5 percent of nursing units within HCA Healthcare,” said Cassidi Summers, Chief Nursing Officer for Medical City McKinney. “Our nurses are focused on advancing their profession and developing innovative care plans that support our patients and our care team.”
The Unit of Distinction program recognizes nurses across HCA Healthcare that achieve top outcomes and execute the nursing strategy that unites nurses across units and the company.