RMH Earns Recognition for Quality for Second Straight Year

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November 28, 2018 (Ottawa, Ks.) – Ransom Memorial Health is pleased to announce it has been named a 2018 Guardian of Excellence Award® winner by Press Ganey. The Guardian of Excellence Award recognizes top-performing health care organizations that have achieved the 95th percentile or above of performance in Clinical Quality.

The Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award is a nationally-recognized symbol of achievement in quality within 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.

Our consistent Inpatient and Outpatient Quality Measures as well as Value-Based Purchasing (Pay for Performance) data assisted RMH in achieving this award.

“We are proud to partner with Ransom Memorial Hospital to support their mission to provide safe, high-quality, patient-centered care,” said Patrick T. Ryan, CEO of Press Ganey. “They are truly dedicated to delivering exceptional care in the communities they serve, and their commitment to capturing and acting on patient experience feedback is a very powerful demonstration of this.”

According to Matt Heyn, President/CEO of Ransom Memorial Health, the award represents an important recognition from the industry’s leader in measuring, understanding and improving quality and patient experience. Heyn states “the high scores that RMH continues to receive for our quality is a testament to the level of remarkable care we provide. We are incredibly proud of this award and salute our team for their hard work.”

About Ransom Memorial Health
Ransom Memorial Health is a 44-bed acute care and outpatient care hospital offering a range of health services to Franklin County and surrounding areas. RMH strives to have a positive impact on the lives of patients, their families, and their healthcare partners no matter what their needs may be. Key services include cardiology, obstetrics, emergency medicine, gynecology, urology, pediatrics, pulmonology, oncology, nephrology, neurology, occupational medicine, otolaryngologist, sleep medicine, wound care, express care, orthopedics, diagnostic imaging with digital mammography, general surgery, physical, occupational, speech therapy, family/internal medicine and much more. For more information call Call785-229-8200.

About Press Ganey
Press Ganey pioneered the health care quality improvement movement more than 30 years ago. Today, Press Ganey offers an integrated suite of solutions that enable enterprise transformation across the patient journey. Press Ganey addresses safety, clinical excellence, patient experience and workforce engagement. The company works with more than 33,000 health care facilities in its mission to reduce patient suffering and enhance caregiver resilience to improve the overall safety, quality and experience of care.

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