Fredericksburg, Virginia. (November 16, 2017) – Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center has been recognized by Press Ganey as a 2017 Guardian of Excellence Award® winner for its Outpatient Oncology department. The Guardian of Excellence Award recognizes top-performing health care organizations that have consistently achieved the 95th percentile or above of performance in Patient Experience.

The Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award is a nationally-recognized symbol of achievement in health care. Presented annually, the award honors hospitals who consistently sustained performance in the top 5% of all Press Ganey hospitals for each reporting period during the course of one year.

“This award demonstrates the dedication of our Cancer Center team and represents an important recognition from the industry’s leader in measuring, understanding and improving the patient experience,” said Michael Clark, Chief Executive Officer for Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center.

"We are proud to partner with Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center,” said Patrick T. Ryan, CEO of Press Ganey. “This award is a testament to the organization’s leadership in delivering patient-centered care. By achieving and sustaining this level of excellence, Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center continues to demonstrate their commitment to reducing patient suffering and advancing the overall quality of health care.”

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