2010 Louisiana Hospital Capstone Quality Recipient


Elaine Hurme, Chad Olinde, and Maggie Jarreau showcase PCGH’s Louisiana Hospital Capstone Quality award.


Pointe Coupee General Hospital has received the 2010 Louisiana Hospital Capstone Quality Award presented by eQHealth Solutions, the Medicare Quality Improvement Organization for Louisiana. PCGH was presented this award during the Spring of 2011 for improving the quality of health care for patients in the clinical areas of congestive heart failure and pneumonia. Only three out of twenty-seven Critical Access Hospitals in Louisiana received this award.

Previously titled “the Louisiana Hospital Quality Awards” with platinum, gold, silver, and bronze levels, the Louisiana Hospital Capstone Quality Awards are aligned with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ inpatient quality initiatives and recognize hospital achievement in appropriate care for patients with diagnoses of:

  • Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI)

  • Heart Failure (HF)

  • Community Acquired Pneumonia (PN)

  • Improvements in care related to measures outlined in the Surgical Care Improvement Project (SCIP)

Pointe Coupee General Hospital is the previous recipient of the: