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Published on July 22, 2021

Rutland Regional Medical Center Honored by the American Hospital Association

Rutland Regional leadership receiving award from American Hospital Association

The American Hospital Association (AHA) recently recognized Rutland Regional Medical Center for its 100 years of participation and leadership in the organization.

Osei Mevs, the Region 1 Regional Executive from the AHA, presented the organization with a commemorative 100-year award. Rutland Regional President and CEO, Claudio Fort, along with members of the Executive Team, graciously accepted this recognition.

The AHA was founded in 1898, two years after Rutland Regional, and is a national organization representing hospitals, health care networks, patients and communities. They first began to admit institutional members in 1919, which means Rutland Regional was one of the earliest members of the organization.

This was a nice surprise,” said Claudio Fort. “We appreciate all that the AHA does on behalf of hospitals and hospital systems and appreciate the connection between their advocacy and improved health outcomes for our community.”

About the American Hospital Association

The American Hospital Association (AHA) is the national organization that represents and serves all types of hospitals, healthcare networks, and their patients and communities. Nearly 5,000 hospitals, healthcare systems, networks, other providers of care and 43,000 individual members come together to form the AHA.

Founded in 1898, the AHA provides education for health care leaders and is a source of information on health care issues and trends.

About Rutland Regional Medical Center

Rutland Regional Medical Center, founded in 1896, is the largest community hospital and the second largest healthcare facility in Vermont. With a strong patient focus, consistent quality performance, nursing excellence and award-winning care, Rutland Regional remains dedicated to improving the health of families and individuals throughout Rutland County and beyond.

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Media Contact: Gerianne Smart, 802.747.1608 or gmsmart@rrmc.org

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