La PORTE | The La Porte Health System has earned Quality Respiratory Care Recognition.
The national program was started by the American Association for Respiratory Care in 2003 to help consumers identify those facilities using qualified respiratory therapists to provide respiratory care.
Hospitals earning the designation ensure patient safety by agreeing to adhere to a strict set of criteria governing their respiratory care services.
About 700 hospitals or approximately 15 percent of hospitals in the United States have applied for and received this award. For more information, call (219) 326-2635 or visit www.laportehealth.org.