20 hospitals win AORN's Go Clear Gold Award for eliminating surgical smoke

The Association of Perioperative Registered Nurses annouces its 2018 AORN Go Clear Gold Award recipients.

AORN partnered with Medtronic to create the award, which is given to hospitals that successfully complete AORN's Surgical Smoke-Free Recognition Program. The program seeks to ensure a smoke-free environment for the hospital perioperative team and patients.

Here are the 20 hospital recipients recognized with the AORN Go Clear Gold Award in alphabetical order:

1. Aurora Lakeland Medical Center (Elhhorn, Wis.)

2. Aurora Health Care, Southern Lakes (Burlington, Wis.)

3. Centennial Hills Hospital (Las Vegas) 

4. CHI-Franciscan Perioperative Services (Lakewood, Wash.)

5. Dosh Memorial Hospital (Southport, N.C.)

6. Glen Cove (N.Y.) Hospital Northwell Health

7. Glendive (Mont.) Medical Center 

8. Henderson (Nev.) Hospital Procedural Services 

9. Henry Ford Wyandotte (Mich.) Hospital 

10. Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson (Anchorage, Alaska)

11. NYU Langone Health (New York City) 

12. Oregon Health & Sciences University North Operating Room (Portland)

13. OSF HealthCare Saint Paul Medical Center (Mendota, Ill.)

14. Select Specialty Hospital (Pensacola, Fla.) 

15. Southern New Hampshire Medical Center (Nashua)

16. St. Claire HealthCare (Morehead, Ky.)

17. The Emory Clinics: ASC (Atlanta)

18. The Outpatient Surgery Center at University of Virginia (Charlottesville) 

19. UPMC Horizon (Farrell, Pa.) 

20. VA North Las Vegas Medical Center 

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