November 16, 2006
Tops in the Nation — Press Ganey Announces 2006 Health Care Award Winners
NEW YORK, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Press Ganey Associates, Inc. officially announced today its elite class of 2006 award-winning health care organizations; including the unveiling of the prestigious Summit Award, which recognizes those organizations that have achieved and sustained the highest level of excellence. Press Ganey is the industry's leading satisfaction measurement and improvement firm, and partners with more than 7,000 health care facilities to improve the quality of health care delivery.
During a ceremony Monday evening at the Press Ganey National Client Conference in New York City, Dr. Melvin F. Hall, president and chief executive officer of Press Ganey, stated, "We are proud to partner with organizations that place a premium on patient, employee, and physician satisfaction. These organizations live their mission, vision, and values every day. In an industry filled with passion and dedication, it is important to pay tribute to those organizations that are leading the charge to improve quality -- the Press Ganey Awards recognize these leaders."More than 2,100 health care leaders were onsite at the conference to congratulate the winning organizations.
The following is the list of recipients of each of the three awards given by Press Ganey.
The Summit Award is presented to top performing organizations that have not only achieved the highest level of customer satisfaction -- within the top 5% of health care organizations -- but have also sustained this level of excellence consistently for a minimum of three years. The Press Ganey Summit Award is the health care satisfaction industry's most prestigious symbol of achievement. This honor has been awarded to 61 organizations in the categories of Ambulatory Surgery, Emergency Department, Inpatient, Medical Practice, and Outpatient Services.
Affinity Medical Center, Massillon Campus Massillon OH Emergency Department Aurora Health Center in Mishicot Mishicot WI Medical Practice Baptist Health Rehabilitation Institute Little Rock AR Outpatient Baptist Hospital Pensacola FL Inpatient, Outpatient Baptist Medical Park Pensacola FL Ambulatory Surgery Boone County Hospital Boone IA Emergency Department Calvary Hospital Bronx NY Inpatient Clinton Hospital Clinton MA Outpatient E.J. Schuck Pediatrics, LLC State College PA Medical Practice Eastside Endoscopy Center St. Clair Shores MI Ambulatory Surgery Elliot 1-Day Surgery Center Manchester NH Ambulatory Surgery Genesis Medical Center, DeWitt DeWitt IA Emergency Department Goshen Health System, The Retreat Women's Health Center Goshen IN Outpatient Greenwich Hospital Greenwich CT Inpatient Gulf Breeze Hospital Gulf Breeze FL Ambulatory Surgery, Emergency Department, Inpatient Gundersen Lutheran, Inc. LaCrosse WI Emergency Department Hamilton Ambulatory Surgery Center, Inc. Dalton GA Ambulatory Surgery Hampshire Internal Medicine, Elliot Physician Network Manchester NH Medical Practice Jay Hospital/Atmore Community Hospital Jay FL Inpatient Kansas University Dental Associates Westwood KS Medical Practice Lancaster General Women & Babies Hospital Lancaster PA Inpatient Lexington Medical Center, Irmo West Columbia SC Ambulatory Surgery Lexington Medical Center, Lexington Lexington SC Ambulatory Surgery Lodi Community Hospital Lodi OH Emergency Department McConnell Heart Health Center, OhioHealth Columbus OH Outpatient Memorial Regional Breast Care Center South Bend IN Outpatient Methodist Medical Group, Perinatology Peoria IL Medical Practice, Outpatient Middlesex Hospital Marlborough Medical Center Marlborough CT Emergency Department Middlesex Hospital Shoreline Medical Center Essex CT Emergency Department Mississippi Baptist Medical Center Jackson MS Inpatient New Albany Surgical Hospital New Albany OH Inpatient Oklahoma Heart Hospital Oklahoma City OK Inpatient OSF Medical Group - Cullom Cullom IL Medical Practice OSF Medical Group - Dwight Dwight IL Medical Practice OSF Medical Group - Williamsfield Williamsfield IL Medical Practice Pekin Hospital Pekin IL Home Health Petrucci Family Health Care, UPMC University of Pittsburgh Physicians Hermitage PA Medical Practice Sacred Heart Hospital Eau Claire WI Inpatient Sharp Coronado Hospital Coronado CA Emergency Department Shriners Burns Hospital Boston MA Outpatient Shriners Hospitals for Children Cincinnati OH Outpatient Southwestern Vermont Medical Center Bennington VT Emergency Department, Inpatient St. John's Medical Center Jackson WY Emergency Department St. Joseph Hospital/ Full Circle Midwifery Nashua NH Medical Practice St. Vincent Surgery Center Erie PA Ambulatory Surgery The Cancer Institute of New Jersey Hamilton Hamilton NJ Medical Practice The John and Mary E. Kirby Hospital Monticello IL Emergency Department The Office of Bernard Adukaitis, DO Frackville PA Medical Practice The Office of Christopher Justofin, DO, Integrated Medical Group West Hazleton PA Medical Practice The Office of John McGeehan, MD Scranton PA Medical Practice The Office of Malcolm S. Thaler, MD Villanova PA Medical Practice Thibodaux Regional Medical Center Thibodaux LA Inpatient Virginia Baptist Hospital Lynchburg VA Inpatient Warren Clinic, Pediatric Hematology/ Oncology Clinic at St. Francis Children's Hospital Tulsa OK Medical Practice Warren Clinic, St. Francis Health System Tulsa OK Medical Practice Wright Medical Center Clarion IA Inpatient
The Compass Award recognizes organizations that have shown the most improvement over two years in overall patient and resident satisfaction. A commitment to improvement characterizes recipients of the Compass Award.
Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital Downers Grove IL Outpatient Greater than 75K Procedures Avera McKennan Home Care Sioux Falls SD Home Health Betsy Johnson Regional Hospital Dunn NC Inpatient 100-299 Beds Brian Center Health & Rehabilitation Center/Spruce Pine Spruce Pine NC Nursing Home Central Peninsula Hospital Soldotna AK Ambulatory CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Rehabilitation Hospital San Antonio TX Inpatient Rehabilitation Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center Ogdensburg NY Emergency Department Less than 30K Visits Falls Memorial Hospital International MN Ambulatory, Inpatient Less Falls than 100 beds FirstHealth Richmond Memorial Hospital Rockingham NC Emergency Department Less than 30K Visits, Inpatient 100-299 beds Floyd Primary Care Rome GA Medical Practice Foote Health System Jackson MI Inpatient 300-449 Beds Galion Community Hospital Galion OH Outpatient Less than 75K Procedures Grandview Medical Center Dayton OH Inpatient 300-449 Beds Grossmont Hospital, Sharp HealthCare LaMesa CA Inpatient Rehabilitation Heritage Valley Medical Center, Beaver Campus Beaver PA Inpatient 300-449 Beds Iberia Medical Center New Iberia LA Outpatient Less than 75K Procedures John Muir Medical Center Walnut Creek CA Oncology Lakeland Regional Medical Center Lakeland FL Inpatient 450+ Beds Lexington Memorial Hospital Lexington NC Outpatient Greater than 75K Procedures Little Company of Mary Hospital Evergreen Park IL Home Health Mercy Memorial Hospital Urbana OH Inpatient Less than 100 Beds Methodist Hospital Philadelphia PA Emergency Department Less than 30K Visits Moore County Hospital District Dumas TX Ambulatory Newport Hospital Behavioral Health Unit Newport RI Inpatient Behavioral Health Norton Southwest Medical Center Louisville KY Outpatient Less than 75K Procedures Ochsner Health System New Orleans LA Inpatient 450+ Beds Pipestone County Medical Center, Avera Health Pipestone MN Nursing Home Prince William Hospital Manassas VA Outpatient Greater than 75K Procedures Saint Clare's Behavioral Health Hospital Denville NJ Inpatient Behavioral Health Saint Mary's Nell J. Redfield Health Centers Reno NV Medical Practice San Jacinto Methodist Hospital Houston TX Emergency Department Greater than 30K Visits Sioux Center Community Hospital & Health Center/ Royal Meadows Sioux Center IA Nursing Home Springfield Hospital Springfield PA Inpatient 100-299 Beds St. Anthony Hospital Oklahoma City OK Inpatient 450+ Beds St. Anthony Medical Center Crown Point IN Inpatient Rehabilitation St. John Macomb Hospital Warren MI Emergency Department Greater than 30K Visits Tuomey Healthcare System Sumter SC Emergency Department Greater than 30K Visits University of Virginia Health System Charlottesville VA Inpatient Behavioral Health Valley Regional Hospital Claremont NH Inpatient Less than 100 Beds Washington Cancer Institute at Washington Hospital Center Washington DC Oncology Women and Infants Hospital of Rhode Island Providence RI Oncology Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation Bethel AK Medical Practice
The Success Stories Award recognizes organizations that have demonstrated leadership, overcome challenges, and implemented organizational change to successfully increase customer satisfaction.
-- Baptist Health South Florida Coral Gables, FL -- The Emory Clinic, Inc. Atlanta, GA -- Hudson Valley Hospital Center Cortlandt Manor, NY -- McKee Medical Center Loveland, CO -- OhioHealth Columbus, OH -- Spectrum Health Grand Rapids, MI About Press Ganey
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