White Memorial Medical Center in Los Angeles received several Excellence in Healthcare awards from Professional Research Consultants Inc.
The recognition was based on patient and medical staff satisfaction in 2008. The awards include:
Patient Perception Awards: Based on patient satisfaction surveys. White Memorial received three PRC 5-Star Awards one for overall quality of inpatient care, one for overall quality of care in the ED, and one for overall quality of care on 6North. The 5-Star Award, PRCs second-highest honor, means these areas scored in the top 10% of all hospitals nationwide in the PRC database, for excellent patient satisfaction.
Medical Staff Perception Awards: Based on physician satisfaction surveys. White Memorial received two PRC 4-Star Awards one for laboratory services and one as a place to practice medicine. The 4-Star Award means these areas scored in the top 25% of all hospitals nationwide in the PRC database, for physicians who said laboratory services were excellent, and physicians who said the hospital was an excellent place to practice medicine.Members of laboratory services Photos courtesy of White Memorial Medical Center
Recipients of the Excellence in Healthcare awards: Members of 6North1 | Members of laboratory services2 | Members of the ED3