LEWISVILLE, Texas, Nov. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Adeptus Health (NYSE: ADPT) is proud to announce that its network of freestanding emergency rooms has been named a 2016 Guardian of Excellence Award® winner by Press Ganey. The Guardian of Excellence Award recognizes top-performing health care organizations that have consistently achieved the 95th percentile or above of performance in patient experience, and Adeptus Health has maintained this rating for the last four years.
Adeptus Health's freestanding emergency rooms' recognized include First Choice Emergency Rooms and the newly rebranded Texas Health Resource Emergency Rooms including Texas Health Hospital in Carrollton, as well as UCHealth Emergency Rooms in Colorado.
"We are honored to be recognized with Press Ganey's highest award for patient experience for the fourth year in a row," said Graham B. Cherrington, President and Chief Operating Officer of Adeptus Health. "As we work to fulfill our mission to provide access to the highest quality emergency care to the communities we serve, it is especially rewarding to know our patients rank us among the 'best of the best' in the nation."
Adeptus Health's freestanding emergency rooms are revolutionizing the delivery of emergency medical services for adult and pediatric emergencies by offering patients convenient, neighborhood access to emergency medical care. The facilities are innovative, freestanding, and fully equipped emergency rooms with state of the art diagnostic technology (CT Scanners, Ultrasound, and Digital X-ray) and on-site labs. Furthermore, each facility is staffed with board-certified physicians and emergency trained registered nurses.
"We are proud to partner with Adeptus Health," 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, Adeptus Health continues to demonstrate their commitment to reducing patient suffering and advancing the overall quality of health care."
About Adeptus Health Inc.
Adeptus Health (NYSE:ADPT) is a leading patient-centered healthcare organization expanding access to the highest quality emergency medical care through its network of freestanding emergency rooms and partnerships with premier healthcare providers. Adeptus Health owns and operates First Choice Emergency Room, the nation's largest and oldest network of freestanding emergency rooms and owns and/or operates hospitals and freestanding facilities in partnership with Texas Health Resources in Texas, UCHealth in Colorado, Dignity Health in Arizona, Ochsner Health System in Louisiana and Mount Carmel Health System in Ohio. All Adeptus Health freestanding facilities are fully equipped emergency rooms with a complete radiology suite of diagnostic technology, on-site laboratory, and staffed with board-certified physicians and emergency trained registered nurses. For the last four years, Adeptus Health has exceeded the 95th percentile in patient satisfaction according to patient feedback collected nationwide by Press Ganey Associates Inc. Adeptus Health also was named a 2016 Best Workplaces in Healthcare by Great Place to Work® and Fortune Magazine. For more information, please visit www.adhc.com.
About Press Ganey
Press Ganey is a leading provider of patient experience measurement, performance analytics and strategic advisory solutions for health care organizations across the continuum of care. With over 30 years of experience, Press Ganey is recognized as a pioneer and thought leader in patient experience measurement and performance improvement solutions. Our mission is to help health care organizations reduce patient suffering and improve clinical quality, safety and the patient experience. As of January 1, 2016, Press Ganey served more than 26,000 health care facilities. For more information, please visit www.pressganey.com.
SOURCE Adeptus Health Inc.