Tahoe Forest Hospital Recognized for Serving our Community with High Rates of Patient Satisfaction

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Achieving 95th Percentile in Patient Satisfaction for Inpatient Care

Tahoe Forest Hospital was recently recognized for its excellence in Patient Experience in Inpatient Care. Press Ganey Associates, Inc has named it a 2014 Guardian of Excellence Award winner. The Guardian of Excellence Award recognizes top-performing facilities that consistently achieved the 95th percentile of performance in Patient Satisfaction.

“The staff at Tahoe Forest Hospital strives daily to provide excellent patient care,” says Ginny Razo, Chief Operating Officer of Tahoe Forest Health System. “Having our efforts recognized in a formal way lets us know we are achieving our goal to provide quality patient-centered care to the Truckee/Tahoe community.” According to Razo, the award represents an important recognition from the industry’s leader in measuring, understanding and improving the 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.

"We are proud to partner with Tahoe Forest Hospital,” 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, Tahoe Forest Hospital is benefiting patients and helping advance the quality of health care.”