2011 HealthStream, Inc “Excellence Through Insight” Patient Satisfaction Award
Officials at Good Shepherd Medical Center announced today the recent recognition of their A600 Progressive Care Unit by HealthStream, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSTM) with an Excellence Through Insight award for “Overall Patient Satisfaction of an Inpatient – Step-Down Unit.” A formal presentation of the award will be made during HealthStream’s customer Summit 2012 to be held on March 8, 2012 in Nashville, Tennessee.
Good Shepherd was awarded this honor for their commitment to excellence in patient care. To qualify for an Excellence Through Insight award, a hospital must have been a patient satisfaction-tracking client of HealthStream in 2011, scored in the 75th percentile or higher and surveyed a minimum of 100 patients. Good Shepherd’s Progressive Care Unit was chosen for receiving the highest patient satisfaction ratings for an Inpatient – Step-Down Unit amongst HealthStream’s clients, as well as for exceeding industry standards.
HealthStream CEO, Robert A. Frisk, Jr., said, “We applaud Good Shepherd Medical Center’s high-level commitment to excellence in healthcare—and we are pleased to recognize their achievement through our presentation of an Excellence through Insight award.”
This honor joins Good Shepherd’s numerous national recognitions awarded to the medical center in recent years. Good Shepherd previously announced in October of 2011 the presentation by CareChex of eight Top 100 national rankings for Medical Excellence as well as four Top 100 national rankings for Patient Safety.
“Good Shepherd is extremely grateful to HealthStream for giving us this opportunity to again recognize our hard-working staff. We are immensely proud of all the team members on our A600 Progressive Care Unit for working tirelessly to consistently deliver quality, compassionate care to our patients daily,” said Ed Banos, President and CEO of Good Shepherd Medical Center.
For more information about Good Shepherd Medical Center and our services, please contact the Healthy Hotline at (903) 315-GSHS (4747).
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