Fla., — December 16, 2019 (Tarpon Springs, FL) – AdventHealth Palm Harbor ER, a service of AdventHealth North Pinellas, has been named a Guardian of Excellence Award® winner by Press Ganey for the second consecutive year. The Guardian of Excellence Award recognizes top-performing health care organizations that have achieved the 95th percentile or above of performance in patient experience.
The Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award is a nationally-recognized symbol of achievement in health care. Presented annually, the award honors clients who consistently sustained performance in the top 5% of all Press Ganey clients for each reporting period during the course of one year. Award measures for emergency rooms include likelihood to recommend, overall rating and teamwork.
"Congratulations to AdventHealth Palm Harbor ER for receiving the Guardian of Excellence Award,” said Patrick T. Ryan, Executive Chairman of Press Ganey. “This honor reflects their unwavering commitment to improving the safety, quality, and experience of care. Their hard work and dedication are inspiring, and we are proud to partner with them on our shared mission to reduce patient suffering.”
According to Jason Dunkel, AdventHealth North Pinellas President and CEO, the award represents an important recognition from the industry’s leader in measuring, understanding, and improving the delivery of care. “We are honored to receive the Guardian of Excellence Award for the second consecutive year. Receiving this award is a reflection of our team’s dedication to ensuring our patients have the best possible experience while in our care.”
About AdventHealth North Pinellas
AdventHealth North Pinellas, located in Tarpon Springs, is a 168-bed, full-service hospital specializing in cardiovascular medicine, emergency medicine, orthopedics and spine care, wound healing, sleep medicine, women’s care, and general surgery including minimally invasive and robotic-assisted procedures. AdventHealth North Pinellas has been nationally recognized by the American Heart Association, the American Stroke Association, The Joint Commission, and The Leapfrog Group, for excellence in providing quality patient care. AdventHealth North Pinellas serves both the Pinellas and Pasco communities of West Central Florida. For more information, visit www.AdventHealthNorthPinellas.com.
About Press Ganey
Press Ganey pioneered the health care performance improvement movement more than 30 years ago. Today, Press Ganey offers an integrated suite of solutions that enables enterprise transformation across the patient journey. Delivered through a cutting-edge digital platform built on a foundation of data security, Press Ganey solutions address safety, clinical excellence, patient experience, and workforce engagement. The company works with more than 41,000 health care facilities in its mission to reduce patient suffering and enhance caregiver resilience to improve the overall safety, quality, and experience of care.