DALLAS, July 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Institute for Surgery (TIS) was recently recognized with an Excellence through Insight award for "Overall Inpatient Patient Experience" for small hospital's by HealthStream, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSTM).
TIS was awarded this honor for its commitment to excellence in patient care. This is the second consecutive year that TIS has received this honor. To qualify for an award, a hospital must have been a patient experience-tracking client of HealthStream in 2014, scored in the 75th percentile or higher, and surveyed a minimum of 100 patients. TIS was chosen for receiving the highest ratings in inpatient patient experience from among HealthStream's clients, as well as exceeding industry standards.
"We are honored to have been named for this important award on behalf of all of the patients whom have entrusted our caregivers and support staff to serve them," said David A. Helfer, FACHE, CMPE, President, Texas Institute for Surgery.
HealthStream CEO Robert A. Frist, Jr. said, "We applaud Texas Institute for Surgery's high-level commitment to excellence in healthcare and are pleased to recognize their achievement through our presentation of an Excellence through Insight award."
Texas Institute for Surgery
The Texas Institute for Surgery at Texas Health Presbyterian Dallas (TIS) is a Joint Commission Accredited, acute-care licensed hospital whose primary focus is on surgery. We employ nearly 200 talented healthcare and health-services caregivers. For more information, visit our website at www.texasinstituteforsurgery.com.
HealthStream (NASDAQ: HSTM) is dedicated to improving patient outcomes through the development of healthcare organizations' greatest asset: their people. Our unified suite of solutions is contracted by, collectively, over 4.4 million healthcare employees in the U.S. for workforce development, training & learning management, talent management, credentialing, privileging, provider enrollment, performance assessment, and managing simulation-based education programs. Our research solutions provide valuable insight to healthcare providers to meet HCAHPS requirements, improve the patient experience, engage their workforce, and enhance physician alignment. Based in Nashville, Tennessee, HealthStream has additional offices in San Diego, California, Laurel, Maryland, Brentwood, Tennessee, Pensacola, Florida, and Jericho, New York. For more information, please call 1-800-933-9293.
SOURCE Texas Institute for Surgery