The Medical Center of Southeast Texas Awarded Press Ganey 2007 Compass Award
PORT ARTHUR, Texas. December 5, 2007 – The Medical Center of Southeast Texas is proud to announce it has been named the Press Ganey Associates 2007 Compass Award winner for outstanding performance improvement in both the Inpatient and Outpatient categories. The Compass Award recognizes top performing hospitals that sustain the highest level of patient satisfaction for two consecutive years. The Press Ganey Compass Award is the health care satisfaction industry’s most coveted symbol of achievement. This year, only 34 hospitals nationwide were presented the Press Ganey Compass Award. The Medical Center is one of them, and The Medical Center of Southeast Texas is the only hospital in the state of Texas to receive two Compass Awards.
“Receiving this national award is a special honor to the employees and doctors of The Medical Center of Southeast Texas, who each day, dedicate themselves to providing the best in care for our patient,” said Michael Landry, Chief Executive Officer. “As a hospital that is continuously improving, this award exemplifies our commitment to excellence; yet, it compels us to work harder, and to seek opportunities that would allow us even higher standards of excellence for our staff and our patients.”
For more than twenty years, Press Ganey Associates, Inc. has been committed to providing insight that allows health care organizations to improve the quality of care they offer. The company provides the largest comparative customer feedback databases, actionable data, solution resources, and unparalleled customer service. Press Ganey currently partners with more than 7,000 health care facilities – including nearly 40% of U.S. hospitals – to measure and improve the quality of their care.
The Medical Center of Southeast Texas is a 224-bed hospital providing a full range of hospital services to Port Arthur and the surrounding communities. The hospital is part of IASIS Healthcare® LLC, a leading owner and operator of hospitals with facilities in Arizona, Florida, Louisiana, Nevada, Texas and Utah.