MANHASSET, NY – The North Shore-LIJ Health System announced today that North Shore University Hospital has been recognized by Press Ganey for its high level of physician engagement with the 2013 Press Ganey Commitment to Excellence in Physician Engagement Award.
To receive this distinction, North Shore University Hospital showed continuous improvement in its quarterly Press Ganey scores over the last two years.
“Engaging our physicians and maintaining that level of involvement is critical to giving our patients the best care possible,” said Susan Somerville, the hospital’s executive director. “Many of our physicians go above and beyond for their patients and we are pleased to see that.”
Press Ganey, based in South Bend, Ind., partners with more than 10,000 health care organizations worldwide to create and sustain high-performing organizations, with the goal of improving the overall health care experience.
For more information about North Shore University Hospital, call 516-562-0100.