CVMC Receives Excellent Patient Experience Award

2014-guardianaward-hiresCatawba Valley Medical Center (CVMC)  has been named a 2014 Guardian of Excellence Award winner by Press Ganey Associates, Inc. The award recognizes top-performing health care facilities that consistently achieve the 95th percentile of performance in Patient Experience metrics.

“This national award represents the outstanding commitment and patient-centric culture our staff embodies,” said Tony Rose, CVMC President and CEO. “We collaborate across the continuum of care, using regular patient feedback to make improvements in the quality, safety and efficiency of every patient’s experience whether it occurs in the hospital, a medical practice, or any clinical settings.”

CVMC sustained a top 5% performance in measuring, understanding and improving patients’ experiences during the annual reporting period tracked by Press Ganey. Partnering with more than 11,000 health care facilities, including more than half of all U.S. hospitals, Press Ganey’s mission is to improve the overall health care experience.

“We are proud to partner with CVMC,” said Patrick T. Ryan, CEO of Press Ganey. “The award is a testament to the organization’s commitment to deliver more patient-centered care. By achieving and sustaining this level of excellence, CVMC is benefiting patients and helping advance the quality of health care.”

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