December 2016 Recognitions
Several Lafayette General Health (LGH) hospitals received honors for patient experience from Press Ganey Associates, Inc., a national leader in healthcare analytics. The 2016 Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award winners were LGMC for Excellence in Patient Experience in HCAHPS; LGSH for Patient Experience in Ambulatory Surgery; SMH for Employee Engagement; and LGMD for Patient Experience in Medical Practice, CGCAHPS, Urgent Care and Employee Engagement. The 2016 Press Ganey Pinnacle of Excellence Award winners were LGMC for Excellence in Patient Experience in Inpatient Care, and LGSH for Patient Experience in Ambulatory Surgery.
Lafayette General Medical Center (LGMC) was named a 2016-17 Consumer Choice Award Winner by National Research Corporation (NRC) for its eighth-consecutive year. LGMC has won the award every year it has been given since 2002. The award identifies hospitals across the United States chosen by healthcare consumers as having the highest quality, the best doctors, nurses and image.
St. Martin Hospital (SMH) was recognized by iVantage Health Analytics and the National Organization of State Office of Rural Health (NOSORH) for overall excellence in Patient Satisfaction and Quality. The awards reflect top quartile performance among all rural acute care hospitals in the nation.