Excellence in Nursing
Brandon "Kit" Bredimus, 33
Director of emergency services, Midland (Texas) Memorial Hospital
As director of emergency services, Bredimus has worked to build a culture of teamwork and ownership among caregivers in Midland's emergency department. To improve communication among staff members, he created a Facebook page to help foster collaboration.
He frequently shares data on outcomes and the patient experience, including stories about service excellence. During his tenure, patient satisfaction scores have soared, as has nursing staff satisfaction. The ER also has among the lowest rates of employee turnover in the hospital.