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HealthONE’s Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center Receives the 2018 Women’s Choice Award® as One of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Patient Experience


HealthONE’s Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center Receives the 2018 Women’s Choice Award® as One of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Patient Experience
Denver, CO, October 11, 2018 --(PR.com)-- HealthONE’s Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center has been named one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Patient Experience by the Women’s Choice Award®, America’s trusted referral source for the best in healthcare. The award signifies that Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center has been ranked within the top 100 hospitals of similar size based on number of beds.

The methodology used to select HealthONE’s Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center as one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Patient Experience is unique in that it evaluates specific Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) survey results along with primary research about women’s healthcare preferences.

The Women’s Choice Award collects the data for the following HCAHPS survey measures and uses a weighted average to award the best hospitals for patient experience:

· Effective communication with nurses and doctors
· Responsiveness to requests for help
· Pain management
· Explanation about medications before being administered
· Bathroom and room cleanliness
· Patient recommendation rating

According to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, good patient experience positively correlates to disease management, adherence to treatment plans and health outcomes.

“This hospital was awarded because it is one of the best at treating their patients the way their patients want to be treated,” said Delia Passi, founder and CEO of the Women’s Choice Award. “Hospital choice is a critical decision, particularly for women, who make over 80% of healthcare decisions. Our designation makes it easier for them to choose a hospital where they and their families are more likely to have a better experience and outcome.”

HealthONE’s Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center is one of 400 award recipients representing the hospitals that have met the highest standards for patient experience in the U.S. by the Women’s Choice Award.

“Delivering world-class healthcare right in the heart of Denver, patient experience is always a top priority at Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center (P/SL),” states Maureen Tarrant, President & CEO at P/SL. “From the moment the patient walks through our doors to the time they leave, our team is dedicated to delivering safe, comfortable, well-informed care to every patient, every time. We are proud to earn the designation as one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Patient Experience.”

For more information on America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Patient Experience, please visit https://www.womenschoiceaward.com/best-hospitals/.

About HealthONE’s Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center
For more than 135 years, Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center (P/SL) has been meeting the healthcare needs of patients and their families from across the Rocky Mountain and Great Plains regions, and from around the world. With more than 80 specialties, 1,200 specialists and primary care physicians and 1,800 employees, P/SL and Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children is the only tertiary/quaternary combined pediatric and adult hospital in this region. Leading comprehensive services include the Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery, Cardiovascular Services, Cancer Care, Blood & Marrow Transplant, Labor & Delivery/Mom & Baby, Maternal-Fetal Care, Orthopedics, Spine, Kidney/Liver Transplant, Hyperbaric Medicine, Wound Healing, Infectious Disease and more. For more information, please visit www.pslmc.com.

About The Women’s Choice Award®
The Women’s Choice Award® is a trusted referral source, empowering women to make smart healthcare choices by identifying the country’s best healthcare institutions based on robust criteria that consider female patient satisfaction and clinical excellence. The Women’s Choice Award was recently honored by the INC 5000 List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies in 2017 for a third consecutive year. Visit http://www.womenschoiceaward.com/ to learn more.

The information contained in this release is not permitted to be used in a non-press related context without the express prior written consent of the Women’s Choice Award.
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