Beaufort Memorial Hospital Wins Safety Award

CHARLESTON, SC – Beaufort Memorial Hospital in Beaufort, South Carolina was one of seven South Carolina healthcare organizations recognized as winners of a Palmetto Hospital Trust (PHT) Safety Award at the PHT Worker Safety Symposium.  Healthcare professionals from around the state attended the two day event, held last month in Charleston, SC.

Safety Awards are presented each year to Palmetto Hospital Trust members with the lowest loss ratios in their respective categories.  Beaufort Memorial Hospital was the winner in the category of hospitals with 101-500 beds.  

Palmetto Hospital Trust (PHT) was founded in 1977 by South Carolina healthcare executives as a group workers’ compensation self-insurance pool.  The Trust members include hospitals, continuing care retirement centers, organizations dealing with special needs individuals, and other healthcare organizations.  

PHT is a leading provider of workers’ compensation coverage to the state’s healthcare industry. Workers’ compensation services are provided to PHT members under a contract with PHT Services, Ltd., and through business alliances with other best practices companies.

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