AdventHealth South Overland Park ER Receives 2019 Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award®
South Overland Park ER is
pleased to announce it has been named a 2019 Guardian of Excellence Award®
winner by Press Ganey. The Guardian of Excellence Award recognizes
top-performing health care organizations that have 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
AdventHealth South Overland Park, located at 165th
Street and Antioch in the BluHawk Development, opened in 2017. The 24/7
emergency department brings fast, specialized emergency care for the entire
family to south Johnson County. In October, AdventHealth South Overland Park
began construction on a 193,000 square-foot, 85-bed inpatient hospital designed
to provide patients with access to a full suite of hospital and emergency
services. Construction is expected to be complete in late 2021.
"Congratulations to AdventHealth South Overland Park for receiving the Guardian of Excellence Award,” said Patrick T. Ryan, Executive Chairman of Press Ganey. “This honor reflects their unwavering commitment to improving the safety, quality, and experience of care. Their hard work and dedication are inspiring, and we are proud to partner with them on our shared mission to reduce patient suffering.”
According to Sheri Hawkins, chief
nursing officer of AdventHealth Shawnee Mission, the award represents an
important recognition from the industry’s leader in measuring, understanding,
and improving the delivery of care.
“This recognition is a testament to our commitment to
provide safe and quality care as we continue our focus on whole person care –
for each patient’s body, mind and spirit,” said Hawkins.
AdventHealth Shawnee Mission
With a sacred mission of Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ, AdventHealth is a connected system of care for every stage of life and health. A focus on whole-person health and commitment to caring for the body, mind and spirit unify the system's nearly 50 hospital campuses and hundreds of care sites in diverse markets throughout almost a dozen states. AdventHealth in Kansas City includes AdventHealth Shawnee Mission in Merriam, KS; AdventHealth Lenexa; AdventHealth South Overland Park, AdventHealth Centra Care and AdventHealth Medical Group. AdventHealth Shawnee Mission is the only certified member of MD Anderson Cancer Network®, a program of MD Anderson Cancer Center, in Kansas City. Visit AdventHealthKC.com
for more information.
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