In addition, Riverview Medical Center did well in the area of overall emotional support. In particular, it demonstrated its greatest difference from the national norm with respect to the confidence and trust in the venipuncture personnel's and nurses' skill level.
Patients were also asked to rate their level of trust and confidence in the hospital after their emergency department visit. Fifty-seven percent of patients indicate they have more or much more trust and confidence in the hospital after their most recent visit. Furthermore, the proportion of patients who have much more trust and confidence in the hospital following their experience is notably higher among Riverview patients as compared to the patients of the norming study.
Non-government, acute-care hospitals throughout the nation are eligible for the J.D. Power and Associates Distinguished Hospital recognition for inpatient, emergency department, outpatient, and maternity services. Distinction is valid for one year, after which the hospital may reapply for this recognition.
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