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8/31/16news article

Dayton Children’s receives Excellence in Healthcare award

percentage of highly engaged physicians is among top in the nation

Dayton Children’s was recently recognized with a 5 star Award for Excellent Performance in Physician Engagement and a 4 Star Award for Excellent Performance in Nursing Care and Electronic Medical Records System by national healthcare research leader Professional Research Consultants, Inc. (PRC).

The Excellence in Healthcare Awards recognize organizations and individuals who achieve excellence throughout the year by improving patient experiences, healthcare employee engagement and/or physician alignment and engagement based on surveys of their physicians.

Dayton Children’s earned the 5 Star Award in Physician Engagement by having an exceptionally high number of physicians respond in the 2015 survey that they are highly engaged, placing the hospital in the 98th percentile nationally. The 4 Star Awards in Nursing Care and Electronic Medical Records System place Dayton Children’s in the top 25th percentile in the country. In addition, the percent of positive responses increased from the previous survey completed in 2013.

“It is an honor to recognize Dayton Children’s with these Excellence in Healthcare Awards for their deserving work,” said Joe M. Inguanzo, Ph.D., President and CEO of PRC. “It takes true dedication and determination to achieve this level of excellence in healthcare and Dayton Children’s has shown their commitment to making their hospital a better place to work, a better place to practice medicine and a better place for patients to be treated.”

“We are proud to have such an engaged physician and nursing workforce, however the true winners of such awards are our patients,” says Adam Mezoff, MD, FAAP, AGAF. “When you have a staff that is this dedicated to going above and beyond, you can truly say that our patients get the very best expert pediatric care.”

About PRC
Professional Research Consultants, Inc. (PRC) is a national healthcare market research company. For more than 35 years, PRC has facilitated millions of interviews, delivered insightful reports and provided customized research solutions to hospitals and healthcare organizations. Services measure community perceptions, brand positions, patient experience, physician alignment and engagement, and employee engagement. PRC is also a certified vendor for government-mandated CAHPS surveys and has partnered with more than 400 communities across the U.S. to conduct Community Health Needs Assessments.

About IHE
The Institute for Healthcare Excellence (IHE) is a PRC company providing a collaboration of industry experts and thought leaders focused on healthcare improvement solutions to create a culture of excellence.

For more information, contact:
Stacy Porter
Public relations manager
Phone: 937-641-3666
newsroom@childrensdayton.org

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Adam Mezoff, MD

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