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7/29/2015 12:00:00 AM PACIFIC
Updated: 7/29/2015 8:25:09 AM PACIFIC
For more information, contact Eric Hollenbeck.
Gritman Medical Center recognized for outstanding patient experience

MOSCOW—Gritman Medical Center is a recipient of the 2015 Healthgrades® Outstanding Patient Experience Award™, a distinction that places Gritman in the top 15 percent of hospitals in the nation with the highest overall patient experience scores.

Healthgrades™ evaluates patient experience using Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAPHS) patient survey data released in
January 2015 by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), covering patients discharged between January 2013 and December 2013.

The report identifies top U.S. hospitals for their outstanding performance in delivering a positive experience for patients during their hospital stay. Other area hospitals to receive the award include Pullman Regional Hospital (Pullman, WA) and Whitman Medical Center (Colfax, WA).

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Gritman Medical Center is a non-profit, people-focused, community-driven organization that provides excellent and compassionate healthcare for the people of its communities. Gritman Medical Center has received national recognition for its leadership, patient satisfaction and customer service (www.gritman.org).

About Healthgrades
Healthgrades, headquartered in Denver, Colorado, is the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals. Today, more than one million people a day use the Healthgrades websites to search, compare and connect with hospitals and physicians based on the most important measures when selecting a healthcare provider: experience, hospital quality and patient satisfaction (www.healthgrades.com). 






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