HIGHLAND – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital – Highland has been named a 2016 Guardian of Excellence Award winner by Press Ganey.
The award recognizes top-performing health care organizations that have consistently achieved the 95th percentile or above of performance in Clinical Quality.
The Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award is a symbol of achievement in health care. Presented annually, the award honors clients who consistently sustained performance in the top 5 percent of all Press Ganey clients for each reporting period during the course of one year.
Press Ganey is a nation health-care consultant that aims to help clients improve the patient experience.
“We are proud and honored 1o receive the Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award for Quality,” said John Ludwig, president and CEO, St. Joseph’s Hospital. “We are dedicated to providing high quality service to all our patients. This award recognizes that dedication and the hard work of our colleagues.”
According to Ludwig, the award represents an important recognition from the industry’s leader in measuring, understanding and improving the patient experience.
“We are proud to partner with St. Joseph’s Hospital,” said Patrick T. Ryan, CEO of Press Ganey. “This award is a testament to the organization’s leadership in delivering patient-centered care. By achieving and sustaining this level of excellence, St. Joseph’s Hospital continues to demonstrate their commitment to reducing patient suffering and advancing the overall quality of health care.”