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Tuesday, March 15, 2011 - Broward Health Imperial Point Medical Center Named a Quality Respiratory Care Institution by the American Association for Respiratory Care

For the third consecutive year, the American Association for Respiratory Care has named Broward Health Imperial Point Medical Center a Quality Respiratory Care (QRCR) institution.

Approximately 700 hospitals out of the 5,000 hospitals in the nation have been named a Quality Respiratory Care hospital. “The QRCR recognition means first rate respiratory care,” said Robert Carroll, RRT, RPFT, Imperial Point Medical Center (IPMC). “We are really proud of this accomplishment and our patients can be assured of receiving the highest standards of respiratory care.”

In order to receive the Association’s Quality Respiratory Care Recognition (QRCR) designation, IPMC had to meet safety and quality guidelines related to the provision of respiratory care services by qualified respiratory therapists.

For more information, please visit the AARC’s website at www.YourLungHealth.org.

Broward Health, providing service for more than 50 years, is a nationally recognized system offering world class health care services to our neighbors in South Florida. One of the 10 largest public health systems in the nation, Broward Health includes Broward General Medical Center, North Broward Medical Center, Imperial Point Medical Center, Coral Springs Medical Center, Chris Evert Children’s Hospital, Broward Health Weston and more than 30 facilities of the Community Health Services and Broward Health Physician Group. For more information visit, www.browardhealth.org.