Hilton Head Hospital Awarded Two CIGNA Quality Designations 
September 2008

Hilton
Head Hospital announced that it has received two CIGNA quality designations.  These designations mean that the hospital has met rigorous quality criteria based on nationally recognized medical standards and expert advice.

Hilton Head Hospital received the following quality designations;

  • Angioplasty
  • Total Hip Replacement.

“We are pleased that our hospital has been recognized by CIGNA for the high quality care that we provide,” said Elizabeth Lamkin, chief executive officer of Hilton Head Hospital “Our physicians and staff work very hard to provide quality patient care, and these designations are evidence of the high standard of care we deliver every day.”

The CIGNA designations are based on the hospital’s effectiveness in treating the selected condition or performing the procedure. The designation measures and weighs complications, mortality and The Leapfrog Group Patient Safety Index.