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Inspira Vineland's Surgical Acute Care Unit Recieves National Award for Nursing Excellence

Inspira Vineland's Surgical Acute Care Unit Recieves National Award for Nursing Excellence

Apr 17, 2019

Inspira Medical Center Vineland’s Surgical Acute Care Unit has been awarded the PRISM Award®, a national honor recognizing exceptional nursing practice, leadership and outcomes in hospital medical-surgical units. This is Inspira’s third PRISM Award as its Elmer hospital currently holds two. The award, which stands for “Premier Recognition In the Specialty of Med-Surg,” is co-sponsored by the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses  and the Medical-Surgical Nursing Certification Board.

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“At Inspira, our focus on clinical excellence is unwavering,” said Todd Way, executive vice president of Operations for Inspira Health. “We are proud that our Surgical Acute Care team in Vineland has earned national recognition for their dedication to providing exceptional care to our patients.”

The PRISM Award recognizes the collective achievements and contributions of the nursing unit and its staff. It is a public symbol of an acute care nursing unit’s journey to optimal outcomes and exceptional patient care. The award celebrates units that exhibit:

  • Effective leadership
  • Recruitment and retention of competent staff members
  • Evidence-based practice
  • Positive patient outcomes
  • A healthy practice environment
  • Lifelong learning by members of the staff

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About Inspira Health

Inspira Health is a charitable nonprofit health care organization and a regional leader in physician training, with approximately 160 medical residents and fellows in nine nationally accredited specialty programs. The system, which traces its roots to 1899, comprises three hospitals, a comprehensive cancer center, several multi-specialty health centers and a total of more than 150 access points. These include urgent care; outpatient imaging and rehabilitation; sleep medicine labs; cardiac testing facilities; digestive health and wound care centers; home care and hospice; and more than 30 primary and specialty physician practices in Gloucester, Cumberland, Salem, Camden and Atlantic counties.


Together with its medical staff of more than 1,100 physicians and other care providers, as well as more than 5,800 employees, Inspira Health provides evidence-based care to help each patient achieve the best possible outcome. Accredited by DNV Healthcare, the system’s clinical and support staffs are focused on providing quality care in a safe environment. For more information about Inspira Health, visit or call 1-800-INSPIRA.

Topics: Quality, Surgical Services