BUSINESS BRIEFS: 2018 Healthgrade safety honor given to Jefferson Healthcare; KONP releases guest lineup

PORT TOWNSEND — Jefferson Healthcare has been named as a recipient of a Healthgrades 2018 Patient Safety Excellence Award.

The designation recognizes superior performance of hospitals which have prevented the occurrence of serious, potentially avoidable complications for patients during hospital stays, according to a news release.

The distinction places the hospital among the top 10 percent of all short-term acute care hospitals reporting patient safety data for its excellent performance as evaluated by Healthgrades.

“Improving the safety and quality of care is our highest priority and it’s great to get recognized for the progress we have made,” said hospital CMO, Dr. Joe Mattern in a news release.

Heathgrades the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals, according to the release.

For more information, visit

KONP talk guests

PORT ANGELES — Here is this week’s schedule for the

1:05 p.m. to 2 p.m. local talk show segment on KONP radio, at 1450 AM, 101.7 FM and on the internet outside the Port Angeles area.

Station General Manager Todd Ortloff hosts the Monday through Thursday segments.

This week’s scheduled lineup:

Monday: To be announced.

Tuesday: Jeff Bohman will be giving some updates on the Olympic Discovery Trail.

Sleep medicine specialist Usha Reddi, MD, of the Olympic Medical Sleep Center will discuss aging and sleep.

Wednesday: Master gardeners Jeanette Stehr-Green, Bill Wroble and Judy English will take calls from listeners.

Thursday: Seattle Mariners.

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