William Newton Hospital is among 115 hospitals statewide being recognized for its exemplary achievements to improve patient safety. The Kansas Healthcare Collaborative recognized Kansas hospitals recently at the conclusion o a major patient safety initiative spearheaded by the American Hospital Association/Health Research & Educational Trust. William Newton Hospital has received the “Accomplishment” level recognition for working toward goals set by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to reduce hospital-acquired conditions and preventable readmissions. Since 2016, more than 115 Kansas hospitals have worked collaboratively with KHC to achieve a 20 percent reduction in hospital-acquired conditions and a 12 percent reduction in 30-day hospital readmissions from 2014 baselines. Hospitals across the state and nation have been working since 2010 to achieve national patient safety goals established by federal agencies.