Tuesday, July 30, 2019 - Huron-Studer Awards STPH Excellence


Huron|Studer Group Awards STPH for Excellence in Patient Care
Exceptional Employee Engagement Leads to Exceptional Patient Care

COVINGTON – Huron’s Studer Group announced today St. Tammany Parish Hospital is a 2019 recipient of the Excellence in Patient Care Award for achieving high employee engagement scores in 2018.


“We congratulate STPH on this achievement,” said Debbie Ritchie, Huron’s Studer Group managing director. “This recognition highlights their dedication to improving employee satisfaction and achieving excellence in healthcare.” 


Excellence in Patient Care Awards are presented annually to a select group of partner organizations from Huron’s Studer Group. To be eligible for an award, an organization must demonstrate 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.




ABOUT STPH: A full-service acute care facility committed to providing world-class healthcare and the latest technology, St. Tammany Parish Hospital delivers today’s life-improving procedures with the utmost care to area residents with emphasis on wellness, preventive care and disease management close to home. STPH is recognized for quality, safety and the patient experience by CareChex, Leapfrog, Healthgrades, Hospital Compare, Women’s Choice and US News & World Report. St. Tammany Parish Hospital is an independent service district in a clinically integrated partnership with Ochsner Health System. Together, the two organizations focus on aligning their healthcare offerings to best serve patients and families in west St. Tammany and surrounding areas. Under their agreement, the two organizations retain their autonomy; neither partner manages nor owns the other. STPH is a self-supporting not-for-profit community hospital; it receives no tax funding. Learn more at

ABOUT HURON: Huron is a global consultancy that helps our clients drive growth, enhance performance and sustain leadership in the markets they serve. We partner with them to develop strategies and implement solutions that enable the transformative change our clients need to own their future. Huron’s Studer Group business partners with healthcare organizations to implement effective strategies for advanced leadership, talent acquisition and cultural development. Learn more at