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Monday, December 09, 2013 - Broward Health Medical Center Wins National Commitment to Excellence Award
Broward Health Medical Center is only hospital in U.S. awarded for clinical quality

Fort Lauderdale, Fla. – Broward Health Medical Center is the national winner of Press Ganey’s Commitment to Excellence Award under the large hospital category for clinical quality continuous improvement. This award recognizes a single large hospital in the country making the most improvements over two years in clinical quality and core measure scores in acute myocardial infarction, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical prevention infection.

The Press Ganey Commitment to Excellence Awards highlight hospitals’ outstanding work improving the patient experience and raising the bar on annual performance. Press Ganey awards a select group, recognizing efforts to improve the quality and safety of patient care, provide a positive and collaborative environment for employees and physicians, and ultimately to deliver exceptional patient experiences. 

"We are proud to partner with Broward Health Medical Center,” said Patrick T. Ryan, CEO, Press Ganey. “Achieving this level of excellence in clinical quality reflects the organization’s commitment to delivering outstanding service and quality. Broward Health Medical Center’s efforts benefit patients throughout the community and will lead to improved patient experience."

“We are truly honored to be recognized as the only hospital in the United States to be awarded for clinical quality in the large hospital category,” said Calvin Glidewell, Chief Executive Officer for Broward Health Medical Center. “I am extremely proud of our staff, physicians and nurses who are committed to providing excellent medical care and personalized service. Our patients’ satisfaction remains a top priority and a pillar of our values as an organization”.

Broward Health, providing service for more than 75 years, is a nationally recognized system in South Florida that offers world-class healthcare to all. Broward Health includes Broward Health Medical Center, Broward Health North, Broward Health Imperial Point, Broward Health Coral Springs, Chris Evert Children’s Hospital, Broward Health Weston, Broward Health Community Health Services, Broward Health Physician Group, Broward Health International, Broward Health Urgent Care and Broward Health Foundation. For more information, visit BrowardHealth.org.

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