Door County Medical Center (DCMC) today announced that it received a 2019 Excellence in Patient Care Award from Huron’s Studer Group Business. Door County Medical Center is being recognized for achieving a ranking at or above the 90th percentile in transitioning care for patients discharged in 2018.
“We congratulate Door County Medical Center on this achievement,” said Debbie Ritchie, managing director in Huron’s Studer Group business. “This recognition highlights their dedication to improving the patient experience and achieving excellence in healthcare.”
“We owe our wonderful culture to the Senior Leaders who have given us the tools, tactics and resources for success. This achievement represents the dedication to the care and safety of our patients by everyone on our team,” said Director of Inpatient Services Melody E. Hargis MSN, RN. “We are deeply honored to receive this award.”
Excellence in Patient Care Awards are presented annually to a select group of partner organizations from Huron’s Studer Group business. The results were measured by the HCAHPS (Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems) patient experience survey that is required by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Organizations received awards based on demonstrating overall improvement in areas such as patient satisfaction, and employee and physician engagement.
The awards will be presented at the 17th annual What’s Right in Health Care®
leading practices conference, which takes place Aug. 13-15, 2019, in Dallas, Texas. The conference attracts administrative and clinical healthcare professionals from the U.S., Canada and Australia.