Southern Ohio Medical Center was recently recognized for its high achievements in both patient and medical staff satisfaction, winning 22 awards during the 2016 Professional Research Consultants (PRC) National Excellence in Healthcare Conference, held May 18-21 in Miami Beach, Florida.
Awards are given based on results from either the PRC national client database for medical staff satisfaction, or the PRC national client database for patient satisfaction.
Top Performer Awards are presented to each healthcare facility, healthcare provider, outpatient service line, or inpatient unit that ranks the highest among all others within PRC’s database for the prior year. 5-Star Awards are given to those who score in the top 10 percent of PRC’s national database, while 4-Star Awards are given to those who score in the top 25 percent.
Based on medical staff satisfaction results, SOMC Medical Records received a distinguished Top Performer Award, while SOMC Laboratory Services, Pathology Services, and the categories of Nursing Care, Patient Safety, Quality of Care, A Place to Practice Medicine, Administration, and Physician Engagement were recognized with 5-Star Awards.
SOMC Emergency Services, Surgical Services, Anesthesia Services, Electronic Medical Records, Hospitalist Services, and Radiology Services were recognized with 4-Star Awards.
Based on patient satisfaction results, the following medical staff members were recognized with 5-Star Awards for their overall quality of physician or provider care: Dr. Glenn Burris (SOMC Sleep Medicine Associates), Dr. Samantha Cook (SOMC Pediatric Associates), Dr. Fred Courtney (SOMC OB/GYN Associates), Dr. Vincent Scarpinato (SOMC Surgical Associates), Dr. TJ Stidham (SOMC Pediatric Associates), Dr. Jessica Suber (SOMC Surgical Associates), CFNP Angel Ali (SOMC Portsmouth Family Practice), and CNP Nathan Rider (SOMC Lucasville Family Practice).
“This is truly an honor and shows that our customers and our medical staff recognize and value the excellent care and work that our employees and providers are delivering,” Randy Arnett, president and CEO of SOMC, said. “These distinctions identify our ability to be an excellent place to work, practice medicine, and treat patients, and we’re very grateful for the recognition.”