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Fremont-Rideout Health Group Earns Quality Respiratory Care Recognition from the American Association for Respiratory Care

Only 700 out of 5,000 Hospitals in the U.S. have been named a Quality Respiratory Care Institution.

        Rideout Health Group has earned Quality Respiratory Care Recognition (ORCR), under a national program aimed at helping patients and families make informed decisions about the quality of the respiratory care services available in hospitals.

        The ORCR program was started by the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) in 2003 to help consumers identify those facilities using qualified respiratory therapists to provide respiratory care. Hospitals earning the QRCR designation ensure patient safety by agreeing to adhere to a strict set of criteria governing their respiratory care services.

        To qualify for the recognition, Rideout Health Group provided documentation showing it meets the following conditions:

•              All respiratory therapists employed by the hospital to deliver bedside respiratory care services are either legally recognized by the state as competent to provide respiratory care services or hold the CRT or RRT credential

•              Respiratory therapists are available 24 hours a day

•              Other personnel qualified to perform specific respiratory procedures and the amount of supervision required for personnel to carry out specific procedures must be designated in writing

•              A doctor of medicine of osteopathy is designated as medical director of respiratory care services.

•              Hospital policy prohibits the routine delivery of medicated aerosol treatments utilizing small volume nebulizers, metered dose inhalers, or intermittent positive pressure treatments to multiple patients simultaneously. Circumstances under which this practice is permitted is defined by policy.

        Hospitals that meet the QRCR requirements provide a level of respiratory care consistent with national standards and guidelines, and should be commended for their commitment to quality care. A list of QRCR hospitals is maintained at the association's website for consumers, YourLungHealth.org.

        Respiratory therapists are specially trained health care professionals who work under physician's orders to provide a wide range of breathing treatments and other services to people with asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, cystic fibrosis, lung cancer, AIDS and other lung or lung-related conditions. They also care for premature infants and are key members of lifesaving response teams charged with handling medical emergencies.

                The AARC is a membership organization representing more than 46,000 health professionals involved in respiratory care nationwide.
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