TOMBALL, Texas, Nov. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Once again, Emerus Hospitals has received the prestigious Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award, a nationally recognized symbol of achievement in healthcare.
The 2016 recipient is Emerus Community Hospital, 24429 Tomball Parkway in Tomball, Texas. The Guardian of Excellence Award recognizes top-performing healthcare organizations that have consistently achieved the 95 th percentile or above for performance in patient experience. Presented annually, the award honors clients who consistently sustained performance in the top 5 percent of all Press Ganey clients for each reporting period during the course of one year. Emerus Hospitals, the preferred partner to leading health systems across the nation, has received this honor for the past four consecutive years. Mike Kohler, CEO of Emerus Hospital Systems, Houston Region, said the award represents an important recognition from the industry's leader in measuring, understanding and improving the patient experience. "At Emerus Community Hospital, we're committed to treating our patient's emergencies with the same swift and expert attention we would expect for our own families," Kohler said. "Not only is this a reflection of our hospital culture, it is a testament to the quality of care our clinical team provides to Tomball residents every day." "We are proud to partner with Emerus," 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, Emerus Community Hospital in Tomball demonstrates its commitment to reducing patient suffering and advancing the overall quality of healthcare."