South Shore Health Receives 7th Consecutive Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award

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Weymouth, Mass. -- South Shore Health is pleased to announce it has been named a 2019 Guardian of Excellence Award® winner by Press Ganey. The award recognizes top-performing health care organizations that have consistently achieved the 95th percentile or greater of performance in patient experience. 

This is the health system’s seventh consecutive year of being recognized. The award was won in the Medical Practice Division which includes South Shore Health’s Multi-Specialty Clinics, Breast Care Center at the Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center in Affiliation with South Shore Hospital, the Podiatry Clinic at 2 Pond Park in Hingham, Mass., and the Center for Wound Healing at 90 Libbey Industrial Parkway in Weymouth, Mass.

“South Shore Health is honored to once again receive the Guardian of Excellence Award® for Patient Experience,” said Rose DiPietro, interim President & CEO of South Shore Health.

Our patients are our number one priority. Our teams bring together like-minded people who work, as one, toward a common goal of providing exceptional care that the people of our region seek and deserve."

The Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award® is a nationally-recognized symbol of achievement in health care. Presented annually, the award honors those who consistently perform in the top five percent among all Press Ganey clients for each reporting period during the course of one year. 

The Guardian of Excellence Award® represents an important recognition from Press Ganey, the industry’s leader in measuring, understanding and improving the patient experience.

"Congratulations to South Shore Health 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.”

South Shore Health is a not-for-profit, charitable health system that provides acute care, ambulatory care, and home health services to the 700,000 residents of Southeastern Massachusetts. 

It is the parent organization of South Shore Hospital, South Shore Medical Center, South Shore Visiting Nurse Association, Hospice of the South Shore, South Shore NeuroSpine, and other not-for-profit health organizations.