Sky Ridge Named Region’s Best Hospital for Patient Experience by WomenCertified

LONE TREE, Co (Aug. 14, 2012) - WomenCertified®, the collective voice of the female consumer and a trusted referral source for top businesses and brands identified among women, is recognizing Sky Ridge Medical Center as the Region’s Best Hospital for Patient Experience based on female patient satisfaction.

Hospitals are selected for this prestigious annual list based on a proprietary scoring process that incorporates Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) scores along with a higher level of analysis that weighs criteria identified as the most important to women for patient satisfaction. Additionally, it takes into consideration WomenCertified’s in-depth research on customer satisfaction among women, including a joint study on customer satisfaction by gender conducted with the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

"Sky Ridge strives to go beyond expectations for our patients and their families every day. Being recognized by WomenCertified as one of the Top 100 Hospitals for Patient Experience is a testament to the exceptional healthcare team at Sky Ridge," says Maureen Tarrant, President & CEO of Sky Ridge Medical Center. "We are both honored and humbled by this recognition, and look forward to continuing to provide high-quality, patient-centered care to our community."

As the Region’s Best Hospital for Patient Experience, and because of its high patient satisfaction scores, WomenCertified is delighted to further honor Sky Ridge Medical Center with the Women’s Choice Award. Women are empowered to make better choices by having a Seal that represents the collective opinion of women who highly recommend that brand, service or hospital.

“Women make or influence more than 85 percent of all healthcare decisions for themselves and their families,” said Delia Passi, CEO and founder of WomenCertified and former publisher of Working Mother and Working Women magazines. “Recognizing the top hospitals nationwide that are women-friendly and align with women’s identified preferences is important to our mission at WomenCertified, where we are women helping women make smart choices.”

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