Consumers Rank Froedtert Hospital Highest in Region
(September 26, 2005) – Froedtert Hospital has been named a Consumer Choice Award winner for metropolitan Milwaukee by the National Research Corporation. The award recognizes hospitals across the United States that healthcare consumers believe have the highest quality and image.
“Consumers play an increasing role in selecting their healthcare facilities and services,” NRC Chief Executive Officer Michael D. Hays said. “These organizations are selected for the Consumer Choice Awards by the community residents they serve.”
To determine the Consumer Choice Award winners, NRC conducts an annual survey of more than 200,000 American households representing 400,000 consumers.
“All of us at Froedtert Hospital are committed to providing the very best care to our community and our region,” said William D. Petasnick, president and CEO of Froedtert Hospital. “It is particularly gratifying to receive this wonderful ‘thumbs up’ from the people we serve as we celebrate a quarter century of bringing world-class healthcare to greater Milwaukee and beyond.
”National Research Corporation (Nasdaq: NCRI) is an industry leader in healthcare performance measurement and improvement, with more than two decades of experience in conducting performance studies for healthcare organizations.
Froedtert Hospital is a 424-bed academic medical center staffed by faculty of the Medical College of Wisconsin. It serves as an eastern Wisconsin referral center for advanced medical practice care in 37 specialties and subspecialties. It is a major training and research facility with more than 1,000 medical, nursing and health technical students in training and over 2,000 active clinical trials each year. Froedtert, a member of Froedtert & Community Health, operates the region’s only adult Level One Trauma Center.
For more information, contact:
Ted Bobrow, Froedtert Hospital, (414) 805-9776, email@example.com