DETROIT, Oct. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the second consecutive year, the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Center has been chosen as the most preferred hospital for cancer care in southeast Michigan, according to the 2008 Cancer Treatment Preference Profile Survey conducted by the National Research Corporation.
The annual survey, conducted via an internet questionnaire in May 2008, was sent to nearly 200,000 households throughout the United States, including 3,504 homes in Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, Washtenaw, Livingston, St. Clair and Monroe counties. The respondent was the individual in the household who is most often the primary healthcare decision-maker. The survey results showed that the Karmanos Cancer Center was the preferred hospital for cancer care with respondents from southeast Michigan's seven-county area, as well as with respondents from Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties.
Respondents who preferred Karmanos for cancer care also preferred Karmanos for its personalized care, latest technology and equipment, best doctors, best overall quality and the best image or reputation.
"We have an exceptional staff made up of brilliant researchers and physicians, compassionate and caring nurses, technicians and other professionals who are all committed to provide cancer patients with the highest quality of care, the latest treatment options and education, as well as innovative state-of-the- science research," said John C. Ruckdeschel, M.D., president and chief executive officer, Karmanos Cancer Institute.
Ruckdeschel added, "We have only been an independent cancer center
since December 2005 and we realize there are many choices when it comes to
health care services. We are honored to be selected as the most preferred
hospital for cancer care ag
|SOURCE Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Center|
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