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Methodist Neuro ICU Earns Gold Beacon Award for Excellence

Houston, TX - 9/21/2012

The American Association of Critical Care Nurses has awarded its Gold Beacon Award for Critical Care Excellence to The Methodist Hospital’s Neuro Intensive Care Unit. The award is the highest level of recognition bestowed by AACN, and recognizes teams that distinguish themselves in every facet of patient care.

 Methodist Neuro ICU Earns Gold Beacon Award for Excellence

"For patients and their families, the Beacon Award signifies exceptional care through improved outcomes and greater overall satisfaction," said Ann Scanlon McGinity, Ph.D., R.N., senior vice president and chief nurse executive at The Methodist Hospital. "We are thrilled to receive this outstanding distinction from AACN that serves as a true testament to the phenomenal work of our NICU staff and the great impact they have had on patients and the families who entrust Methodist with their care. We are also extremely proud that each of our five specialty ICUs are current Beacon Award recipients, which is a tremendous honor for our institution.”