Acuity Healthcare Announces 2015 Clinician of the Year

Acuity Healthcare, LP announced that Carla Chavez, Pharm D. was selected as Acuity Healthcare Clinician of the Year for 2015. As the Director of Pharmacy, Carla has proven herself to be an essential member of the Acuity Hospital of South Texas leadership team. Her commitment to excellence has been critical to the many successes the Hospital has experienced this past year. She was instrumental in AHST becoming the first long term acute care hospital (LTAC) in the nation to receive the Beacon Award for Excellence from the AACN.

Ms. Chavez continuously exhibits professionalism, warmth and compassion with everyone she encounters. She leads a collaborative pharmacy and participates in quality improvement and patient safety activities daily. As a member of the leadership team, she has worked nights and weekends to provide an environment of excellence for her team and the patients in their care.

Ms. Chavez’s other accomplishments include the successful implementation of the new hospital pharmacy information system and implementation of the new medication dispensing system. Carla also contributes through her leadership on several hospital committees, including her role as leader of the hospital Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee.

Carla constantly strives for the best and works closely with the interdisciplinary team to assure excellent patient care. She is a gifted teacher and she always finds time for others. Carla personifies the Acuity Healthcare guiding principles of Integrity First, Service before Self and Excellence in All We Do.

“I congratulate Carla on this recognition as the Acuity Healthcare Clinician of the Year,” said Acuity Healthcare President and CEO Ed Cooper. “I’d like to also thank each and every Employee/Owner of Acuity Healthcare for all they do every day. They make Acuity the outstanding and nationally recognized company it is today.”

About Acuity Healthcare
Acuity Healthcare is a Long Term Acute Care hospital company founded in 2001, with headquarters in Charlotte, North Carolina. Acuity currently owns and manages Long term Acute Care hospitals in New Jersey, West Virginia, Ohio and Texas. To learn more about Acuity Healthcare, please visit: www.acuityhealthcare.net.

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