Orange City Area Health System is pleased to announce it has been named a 2015 Guardian of Excellence Award® winner by Press Ganey Associates, Inc. The Guardian of Excellence Award recognizes top-performing health care organizations that have consistently achieved the 95th percentile or above of performance in 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.
According to Marty Guthmiller, CEO of Orange City Area Health System, the award represents an important recognition from the industry’s leader in measuring, understanding, and improving the patient experience. “Not only is this an ‘apples to apples’ comparison between us and our peers,” reported Guthmiller, “it represents the opinions and perspectives of those we care for. To raise the bar on the patient experience is always one of our primary goals.”
“We are proud to partner with Orange City Area Health System,” said Patrick T. Ryan, CEO of Press Ganey. “This award is a testament to the organization’s leadership in delivering of patient-centered care. By achieving and sustaining this level of excellence, Orange City Area Health System demonstrates their commitment to reducing patient suffering and advancing the overall quality of health care.”