Navigation Links
Press Ganey Partners With Health Management Associates

Quality Improvement Effort Encompasses Patients, Employees, and Physicians

South Bend, Ind. (PRWEB) October 14, 2009 -- Press Ganey Associates, Inc. today announced a broad partnership with Health Management Associates, Inc. (NYSE:HMA) to help measure and improve satisfaction and engagement among patients, employees, and physicians. The company started working with HMA on October 1, 2009.

HMA owns and operates more than 50 general acute-care hospitals, with approximately 8,000 licensed beds, in non-urban communities located throughout the United States.

"This agreement is a sign of our continued commitment to focus on the care and well being of all the communities we serve: our patients, employees, and physicians," said Scott Campbell, vice president, physician and customer development, HMA. "The knowledge gained through this partnership will help us understand how to best align our organization to improve the experiences of each of these important groups."

"We're honored to collaborate with HMA on a comprehensive initiative that will enhance the company's longstanding commitment to delivering outstanding patient care, and developing a rewarding workplace for its employees and physicians," said Richard Siegrist, Press Ganey CEO. "HMA clearly understands the benefits of involving all stakeholders in a successful quality improvement program."

Press Ganey Associates, Inc.
For more than 20 years, Press Ganey has been committed to providing insight that allows health care organizations to improve the quality of care they provide. The company offers the largest comparative customer feedback databases, actionable data, solution resources, and unparalleled consulting and customer service. Press Ganey currently partners with more than 10,000 health care facilities--including more than 40% of U.S. hospitals--to measure and improve the quality of their care.

Health Management Associates, Inc. (NYSE:HMA)
Founded in 1977, Health Management Associates is a premier operator of non-urban acute-care hospitals throughout the United States, primarily located in key markets in the Southeast and Southwest. HMA's mission is to deliver compassionate and high quality health care services that improve the quality of life for the patients, physicians and communities they serve. The company has a consistent track record of transforming underutilized hospitals into regional medical centers. HMA currently operates more than 50 hospitals in 15 states with approximately 8,000 licensed beds.

Media Contact:
Kate Van Vlack
Ketchum for Press Ganey

# # #

Read the full story at

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2009 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved  

Related medicine news :

1. New Brain Stimulation Treatment May Offer Hope For Those With Treatment Resistant Depression
2. New brain stimulation treatment may offer hope for those with treatment resistant depression
3. Organized phone therapy for depression found cost-effective
4. Authoritative Report on Home Health Care Experiences Released By Press Ganey
5. Recession Adds to Ranks of Americans With Depression
6. Elseviers Health Sciences Division and Peking University Medical Press cooperate on book donation
7. STEMCELL Technologies Inc. Introduces MethoCult Express for Cord Blood Banks and Transplant Centers
8. The American Society of Human Genetics to Host Press Briefing on 'Personalized Medicine and the Future of Health Care Practice' at 59th Annual Meeting
9. ACPM recommends primary care have systems in place for screening and treating depression
10. Local Medicare Advantage Plan Scores High on Diabetic Care and Blood Pressure Control
11. Teens With ADHD, Depression Risk Internet Addiction
Post Your Comments:
Related Image:
Press Ganey Partners With Health Management Associates
(Date:11/27/2015)... ... November 27, 2015 , ... Consistent with the ... 2016 Building Better Radiology Marketing Programs meeting will showcase some of ... 6, 2016, at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas with a pre-conference session on ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... ... November 27, 2015 , ... The moment you stop ... not only fulfilling the needs of advisers and clients but going above and ... providing top-tier customer service. However, there's always room for improvement, which is why ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... November 27, 2015 , ... ... the largest, most successful and prominent nonprofit healthcare organizations in the country. They ... involvement with various organizations, and helped advance the healthcare industry as a whole ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... ... 2015 , ... Indosoft Inc., developer and distributor of the ... LTS (Long Term Support) into its Q-Suite 5.10 product line. , Making the ... a version of Asterisk that will receive not only security fixes, but feature ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... ... November 26, 2015 , ... CognisantMD ... for diagnostic imaging in the Waterloo region. Using the Ocean Platform, family physicians ... directly from their electronic medical record (EMR) without the need for redundant patient ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:11/26/2015)... , November 26, 2015 ... Juntendo universitetssjukhus ser potential att använda ... magnetresonansbilder (MR-bilder) för patienter med multipel ... ett forskningsavtal med SyntheticMR AB för att ... forskningsprojekt på sjukhuset. Med SyMRI kan man ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... , Nov. 26, 2015 Research ... addition of the "2016 Future Horizons and ... (TDM) Market: Supplier Shares, Country Segment Forecasts, Competitive ... --> --> ... analysis of the Italian therapeutic drug monitoring market, ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... Nov. 25, 2015  Amgen (NASDAQ: AMGN ) ... (BLA) with the United States ... a biosimilar candidate to Humira ® (adalimumab). Amgen ... submitted to the FDA and represents Amgen,s first BLA ... E. Harper , M.D., executive vice president of Research ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: