Fountain Valley Regional Hospital Receives 2 Performance Excellence Awards

Sep 5, 2019
FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif. – October 24, 2016 – Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical Center has been named a 2016 Performance Excellence Award winner by The Collaborative Alliance for Nursing Outcomes (CALNOC) for its exemplary work in reducing hospital-acquired conditions.

Fountain Valley Regional Hospital was recognized for its success in two categories: preventing patient falls and preventing the hospital-acquired infection Clostridium difficile (C. diff) in the facility as a whole. CALNOC is the nation’s first registry dedicated to nursing sensitive measures at the unit level. It is a self-sustaining non-profit public benefit corporation with over 15 years’ experience in advancing the safety and quality of patient care.

“This recognition is a strong affirmation not only of the strength and professionalism of our dedicated nursing and medical staff but also of our overall commitment to patient safety and high-quality standards of care,” said Kenneth D. McFarland, CEO of Fountain Valley Regional Hospital. “Reducing and preventing hospital-acquired conditions has been and will continue to be a major focus of our clinical team.” Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and other winners of the 2016 Performance Excellence Awards were honored at CALNOC’s 20th Anniversary Conference on October 23-25 in Monterey, Calif.

About Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical Center

Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical Center (FVRMC) is a 400-bed acute care hospital and medical campus serving its diverse, Orange County communities for more than 40 years. The hospital provides general and critical care, and comprehensive, surgical treatments for heart and vascular, spine, orthopedics, neurosurgery, general and bariatric conditions. The Women’s and Children’s Wing offers routine and high-risk labor and delivery, a Level IIIb Neonatal ICU, a Pediatric Unit for sick kids and a Pediatric ICU for critically ill children. FVRMC also offers an accredited Outpatient Diabetes Program, a Wound and Hyperbaric Medicine Program, and transfusion-free medicine and surgery. The hospital’s 24-hour emergency care is a designated Orange County Cardiac Receiving Center and Stroke-Neurology Receiving Center, and a certified Primary Stroke Center. To learn more, visit

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