Whittier, CA, September 29, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- PIH Health continues to prove its commitment to the community by earning the prestigious and national NRC Picker Path to Excellence award for the fourth consecutive year. PIH Health was recognized at the 19th Annual International Patient-Centered Care Symposium in Baltimore, Maryland on Sunday, September 22, 2013.
The Path to Excellence award recognizes healthcare organizations for their dedication to improving the patient experience. PIH Health was selected from NRC Picker’s extensive database of members ranging from small specialty hospitals to large multi-hospital systems. PIH Health was recognized as a top performer in the category of hospitals with 300-plus beds when patients were asked the question “How would you rate this hospital?”
“By partnering with National Research Corporation and utilizing its measurement and quality improvement solutions, we have been able to implement changes and make the necessary adjustments to improve the patient and family care,” said Judy Pugach, vice president enterprise quality/accreditation/licensing, patient safety at PIH Health. “This improvement also gives patients and families the trust and confidence they deserve when seeking the right healthcare provider.”
Since PIH Health first opened its doors in 1959, it has been dedicated to serving the community through innovation and by providing compassionate yet high-quality healthcare.
PIH Heath President and Chief Executive Officer Jim West noted, “We are proud to receive this award for our commitment to being a patient-centered organization where the patient and providers are true partners in healthcare decisions.”
For more information on PIH Health’s stellar services, please visit PIHHealth.org and for information on NRC Picker visit www.nrcpicker.com.