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CHI St. Vincent Morrilton designated “Pathway to Excellence” hospital

Published January 24, 2023

CHI St. Vincent Morrilton was designated for the third time as a “Pathway to Excellence” hospital, maintaining its distinction as the first and only hospital in Arkansas to receive the “Pathway to Excellence” recognition for its exceptional nursing care. The designation awarded by the American Nurses Credentialing Center recognizes a heath care organization for quality nursing standards and patient care.The designation must be renewed every four years. 

The Morrilton hospital first received the designation in 2014. The hospital retained the status after an evaluation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. The ANCC also uses a confidential nurses survey to determine whether the hospital maintains the designation. The survey demonstrates the professional satisfaction of nurses at CHI St. Vincent Morrilton.