Quitman, Texas – ETMC Quitman has been named a 2013 recipient of the Commitment to Quality and Excellence Award from the Texas Medical Foundation Health Quality Institute.

The award is presented to Texas hospitals “that are focused on providing exceptional care throughout their facility and in everyday practice,” according to the TMF website. Criteria for the award include quality data reporting measures, as well as readmission measures.

“We are so pleased to receive this award,” said Jorge Leal, administrator at ETMC Quitman. “Our goal every day, for every patient is to provide excellent care in a compassionate way. This award serves as an indicator that our team members are achieving that goal through the service and care they provide.”