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11/2/2016

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Receives 2016 Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award for Outstanding Performance in Clinical Quality


Highland, IL – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital – Highland is pleased to announce it has been named a 2016 Guardian of Excellence Award® winner by Press Ganey. The Guardian of Excellence Award recognizes top-performing health care organizations that have consistently 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 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 and honored to receive the Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award for Quality,” said John Ludwig, President and CEO, St. Joseph’s Hospital. “We are dedicated to providing high quality service to all our patients. This award recognizes that dedication and the hard work of our colleagues.”
 
According to Ludwig, the award represents an important recognition from the industry’s leader in measuring, understanding and improving the patient experience.
 
"We are proud to partner with St. Joseph’s Hospital,” said Patrick T. Ryan, CEO of Press Ganey. “This award is a testament to the organization’s leadership in delivering patient-centered care. By achieving and sustaining this level of excellence, St. Joseph’s Hospital continues to demonstrate their commitment to reducing patient suffering and advancing the overall quality of health care.” 

Media Contacts

Ashley Gramann
Communications Manager
Phone: 618-651-2589
Ashley.Gramann@hshs.org
 
Terriann Tharp
Division Director, Marketing & Communications
Phone: 217-347-1275
terriann.tharp@hshs.org