News Release: FMC honored with International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners’ Care Award

Northern Arizona Healthcare celebrates every colleague who invests time and care in the amazing lactation program at Flagstaff Medical Center! The program has been awarded the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners’, or IBLCE, Care Award. 

IBLCE establishes the highest standards in lactation and breastfeeding care worldwide and certifies organizations and individuals who meet their criteria. This award means our lactation program demonstrates FMC provides training for nursing, medical and other staff who care for breastfeeding families; and have implemented special projects that promote, protect and support breastfeeding and the lactation consultant profession. 

FMC will be included in the IBCLC Care Directory for two years. 

NAH is improving health, healing people by providing always better care to every person every time across the healthcare continuum. We are committed to serving all of Northern Arizona. Flagstaff Medical Center was the busiest COVID-19 hospital in Arizona because of our commitment to serving all rural communities in need within the state. We are redesigning our future so that we can continue to be a trusted partner in health and wellness. Now, and in a post-COVID environment. Our plans include growth in many programs, as well as cost reduction opportunity. We know a “new ERA” of healthcare is coming and look forward to being ready, and partnering with those who count on us for care.      

NAH is inclusive of Flagstaff Medical Center, Verde Valley Medical Center, Verde Valley Medical Center – Sedona Campus, Northern Arizona Healthcare – Camp Verde Campus, Northern Arizona Healthcare – Village of Oak Creek, Northern Arizona Healthcare Medical Group, the Cancer Centers of Northern Arizona Healthcare, Northern Arizona Healthcare Orthopedic Surgery Center, EntireCare Rehab & Sports Medicine, Weight Management Clinic, Northern Arizona Healthcare Medical Group – Cardiology, Guardian Air and Guardian Medical Transport. We also provide comprehensive imaging, laboratory and pharmacy services throughout the region. Many of the services we provide, including The Taylor House and Valley View Care, receive major funding through the Northern Arizona Healthcare Foundation.        

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