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ETMC Pittsburg earns two awards for quality care, patient satisfaction

ETMC Pittsburg was recently named the winner of two awards for excellence in patient care and satisfaction.

As a HealthStrongTM Award winner for Excellence in Patient Satisfaction, ETMC Pittsburg demonstrated top performance among hospitals, in the nation. The awards are based on The Hospital Strength IndexTM, a national ratings program developed by iVantage Health to recognize top performing hospitals based on key metrics critical to success in today's healthcare marketplace.

The index ranks more than 4,400 hospitals based on eight performance categories, measuring 56 different performance metrics.

ETMC Pittsburg also was named a 2013 winner of the Commitment to Quality and Excellence Award from the Texas Medical Foundation Health Quality Institute.

The award is presented to Texas hospitals "that are focused on providing exceptional care throughout their facility and in everyday practice," according to the TMF website. Criteria for the award include quality data reporting measures, as well as readmission measures.

"We are so pleased to receive these awards," said J. Warren Robicheaux, senior administrator at ETMC Pittsburg. "Providing excellent care in a compassionate, caring manner is our goal every day for every patient. The public recognition is especially nice for our team members who provide this outstanding care and service."