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Barton Health Earns State Recognition for Excellence in Safety and Quality

(South Lake Tahoe, Calif.) – California Awards for Performance Excellence (CAPE) awarded Barton Memorial Hospital its prestigious Prospector Recognition for performance in quality and safety practices. CAPE authorizes this industry recognition to organizations that demonstrate high standards, leadership and performance management framework throughout the state.

"Prospector Recognition is validation of Barton's mission to provide safe, quality care and implement best practices that ensure we continue to deliver consistently exceptional care," said Julie Clayton, Chief Nursing Officer at Barton Health.

CAPE is administered by the California Council for Excellence, which facilitates a framework to empower organizations to accomplish their mission, improve results, and become more competitive.

More information about Barton Health’s safety and quality standards in care as well as hospital performance is available at