For release: June 5, 2013|
Amy Kilgore 330.344.6014, firstname.lastname@example.org
Kelly Ward-Smith 330.344.1681, email@example.com
Akron General has named Margaret Sovacool, MSN, BSN, RN, as Director of Quality Improvement and Patient Safety. She has served as the Interim Director of Quality Improvement and Patient Services for the past several months.
Sovacool holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Akron and Master of Science in Nursing from Kent State University. She also volunteers for Akron General Hospice of Visiting Nurse Service and Cleveland Catholic Charities/Summit County.
She resides in Cuyahoga Falls.
About Akron General Health System
Akron General Health System is a not-for-profit health care organization with the mission of improving the health and lives of the people and communities it serves. Akron General Health System includes: Akron General Medical Center, a 532-registered-bed teaching and research medical center, and Edwin Shaw Rehabilitation Institute, the area’s largest provider of rehabilitation services; Akron General Partners, which includes Partners Physician Group, the Akron General Health & Wellness Centers, Lodi Community Hospital, Community Health Centers and other companies; Akron General Community Health Ventures, which includes Visiting Nurse Service and Affiliates, the largest and most comprehensive provider of home healthcare services in Ohio; and Akron General Foundation. Recently, U.S. News & World Report ranked Akron General Medical Center as the seventh best hospital in Ohio. In 2013, the American Nurses Association bestowed the prestigious “Magnet” status on the more that 1,000 nurses from Akron General Medical Center, Edwin Shaw Rehabilitation Institute and the Health System’s Health & Wellness Centers. For more information about Akron General Health System, visit www.akrongeneral.org.