South Shore Health System receives Guardian of Excellence Award

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Guardian of Excellence

South Shore Health System is pleased to announce it has been named a 2018 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 sixth consecutive year of being recognized. The award was won in the Medical Practice Division which includes South Shore Health System’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.

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.

“South Shore Health System is honored to once again receive the Guardian of Excellence Award for Patient Experience,” said Dr. Gene E. Green, President & CEO of South Shore Health System

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

"We are proud to partner with South Shore Health System,” said Patrick T. Ryan, CEO of Press Ganey. “This award is a testament to the organization’s leadership in delivering patient-centered care. By achieving and sustaining this level of excellence, South Shore Health System continues to demonstrate their commitment to reducing patient suffering and advancing the overall quality of health care