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Monday, November 18, 2019 - Press Ganey Confers Award for Excellence

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – November 18, 2019 


Sustained Excellence Warrants National Honor for Local Hospital
Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Conferred Upon St. Tammany Parish Hospital

COVINGTON – St. Tammany Parish Hospital is among the 95th percentile nationally for sustained excellence, earning distinction as a 2019 Guardian of Excellence, the Press Ganey award for top-performing health care organizations.

The Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award is a nationally-recognized symbol of achievement in health care. Presented annually, the award honors clients who consistently sustained performance in the top 5% of all Press Ganey clients for each reporting period during the course of one year.

“Congratulations to St. Tammany Parish Hospital for earning 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.”

The Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence represents an important recognition from the industry’s leader in measuring, understanding, and improving the delivery of care.

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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 stph.org.

ABOUT PRESS GANEY: Press Ganey pioneered the health care performance improvement movement more than 30 years ago. Today, Press Ganey offers an integrated suite of solutions that enables enterprise transformation across the patient journey. Delivered through a cutting-edge digital platform built on a foundation of data security, Press Ganey solutions address safety, clinical excellence, patient experience, and workforce engagement. The company works with more than 41,000 health care facilities in its mission to reduce patient suffering and enhance caregiver resilience to improve the overall safety, quality, and experience of care. pressganey.com