WAYNESBORO, Pa. – Press Ganey Associates, Inc. has named Waynesboro Hospital a 2013 Guardian of Excellence Award winner.

The Guardian of Excellence Award recognizes top-performing facilities that consistently achieved the 95th percentile of performance in patient satisfaction.

According to Press Ganey Associates, Inc., fewer than five percent of all of their clients reach the 95th percentile and maintain that level of performance over one year. Press Ganey partners with more than 10,000 healthcare facilities, including more than half of all U.S. hospitals, to measure and improve the patient experience.

“We are proud to partner with Waynesboro Hospital,” said Patrick T. Ryan, CEO of Press Ganey. “Achieving this level of excellence reflects the organization’s commitment to delivering outstanding service and quality. Waynesboro Hospital’s efforts benefit patients and will lead to improved patient experiences.”

“This award is more evidence of the dedication and compassion that exists in the hearts of our staff,” said Melissa Dubrow, chief operating officer of Waynesboro Hospital. “We take patient satisfaction very seriously, and will continue to focus on that as we move forward.”


Summit Health
Summit Health is a non-profit network of hospitals and physician practices dedicated to building a healthier community.

As Franklin County's leading healthcare provider, Summit Health offers family care, specialists, lab and imaging services, a fitness center, two walk-in care centers, and two award-winning hospitals.

More information is available at www.SummitHealth.org and www.facebook.com/SummitHealth.

Press Ganey Associates, Inc.
Recognized as a leader in performance improvement for nearly 30 years, Press Ganey partners with more than 10,000 healthcare organizations worldwide to crate and sustain high-performing organizations, and, ultimately, improve the overall health care experience. The company offers a comprehensive portfolio of solutions to help clients operate efficiently, improve quality, increase market share and optimize reimbursement. Press Ganey works with clients from across the continuum of care – hospitals, medical practices, home care agencies and other providers – including 50 percent of all U.S. hospitals. For more information, visit www. pressganey.com.

Wednesday, November 27, 2013