Tahoe Forest Health System Receives 2021 Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award

Guardian of Excellence Award Plaque

Tahoe Forest Health System is pleased to announce it has been named a 2021 Guardian of Excellence Award® winner by Press Ganey, the national leader in healthcare consumer and workforce engagement. Press Ganey recognizes Tahoe Forest Health System as a top-performing healthcare organization achieving the 95th percentile or above for performance in patient experience.

The Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award® is a preeminent, competitive achievement for leading healthcare organizations. Presented annually, the award applauds hospitals and health systems that consistently sustained performance in the top 5% of all Press Ganey clients.

Tahoe Forest Health System specially recognizes the Emergency Departments of Tahoe Forest Hospital and Incline Village Community Hospital, who have each reached the 95th percentile in Patient Experience contributing to the achievement of the award.

“Press Ganey is honored to recognize Tahoe Forest Health System as one of the nation’s leaders in patient experience,” said Patrick T. Ryan, chairman and chief executive officer, Press Ganey. “This award reflects an unwavering commitment to earn the trust and loyalty of patients throughout unimaginable challenges. We are humbled by Tahoe Forest Health System’s incredible efforts, and their ability to adapt to imperatives of COVID-19 on top of the increasing demand for consumerism in healthcare.”

The Guardian of Excellence Award® achievement is an example of how Tahoe Forest Health System honors the community we serve by striving to provide high quality healthcare delivery every day,” says Harry Weis, President and CEO of Tahoe Forest Health System. “It demonstrates that our Truckee/North Lake Tahoe community can receive top-rated care close to home,” he added.