Hunt Regional receives Five Star Service Award


Hunt Regional Medical Center's health information management (HIM) department, has received the Five Star Service Award from the Texas Department of State Health Services’ vital statistics unit.

The Five Star Service award is given to only those hospitals in the state who have met a list of criteria for qualification set by the vital statistics unit. Qualifications include legal and statistical measurements on all birth registrations completed, timeliness of birth registrations of babies born at the hospital, and training standards of birth registrars at the facility.

Hunt Regional is one of only 48 hospitals in the state of Texas to receive the award.

According to the DSHS, the award acknowledges vital statistics partners who understand the importance of vital statistics and its impact on the citizens of Texas. The award honors partners who go above and beyond the duties of birth and death registration by attending trainings and keeping up with the latest legislation and trends.

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