Claremont wins CHKS Top Hospitals Award 2016 for Data Quality
Claremont Private Hospital, part of the Aspen Healthcare Group has won the national CHKS Top Hospitals Award 2016 for Data Quality excellence. The awards were held in London on 10 May 2016 and were attended by over 200 guests including leaders from across the independent healthcare sector, Department of Health, Royal Colleges and NHS Acute Trusts.
Fighting off tough competition from other independent sector providers in this category, Claremont took the award showing an outstanding achievement for healthcare quality and continuous improvement.
CHKS uses over 25 years of experience in the analysis of hospital data to decide the indicators on which each of the Top Hospitals Awards are judged. Awards are made on the basis of an analysis of publicly available datasets and every NHS Acute Trust in England is included.
Michael Griffiths, Clinical Coder & Audit Manager at Claremont said “I am overwhelmed and honoured at receiving this prestigious award. It is so rewarding to know that my work has been recognised at this national level.”
Andy Davey, Hospital Director said “Michael has done a great job and I am incredibly proud of this huge achievement, one he truly deserves.”
Sarah Atkinson, Managing Director of CHKS, said “For staff to effectively make decisions that will affect patient care, the data held must be of the highest quality. Claremont Private Hospital has demonstrated their efforts in improving the quality of its data and are worthy winners of this award.”
Michael Griffiths (pictured left) with Julian Griggs, Group NHS Services Director (Aspen Healthcare) and Sarah Atkinson, Managing Director (CHKS)
Michael Griffiths, Clinical Coder & Audit Manager & Andy Davey, Hospital Director (Claremont)
CHKS Ltd, part of Capita plc, is a provider of healthcare intelligence and quality improvement services to the NHS and independent healthcare sector. With over 25 years’ experience and having worked with over 400 clients, CHKS has a portfolio of information products, internationally-recognised accreditation programmes and consultancy services which provide clinicians and managers with the information needed to drive improvements in patient care, financial efficiency, clinical effectiveness and quality.
The shortlisted trusts for the data quality independent award were:
Aspen Healthcare – Claremont Private Hospital, BMI Healthcare – Shirley Oaks Hospital, Circle – Reading Hospital, Nuffield Health Exeter Hospital, Ramsay Healthcare – Cobalt Hospital and Spire Healthcare – Bristol Hospital.