Consumers Rank Froedtert Hospital Best in Milwaukee
Milwaukee, Wis. (October 28, 2010) – Froedtert Hospital is the most-preferred hospital in Milwaukee, earning the National Research Corporation’s 2010 Consumer Choice Award for the sixth straight year. The award recognizes hospitals across the United States that healthcare consumers consider to have the highest quality care and reputation. Froedtert was one of just six Wisconsin hospitals to make the list.
The organizations selected for the Consumer Choice Awards are chosen by people who live in the communities the hospitals serve. To determine the top hospitals, NRC conducts an annual Healthcare Market Guide survey of more than 450,000 consumers throughout the United States. Nationwide, the top-ranked hospitals scored highest among the 3,200 hospitals named by consumers who participated in the survey.
"As the region’s only academic medical center, setting the standard for quality care is part of our mission,” said William D. Petasnick, president and CEO of Froedtert Hospital. “Being consistently chosen for this award is a strong statement about the confidence our patients and our community have in the care we provide."
The other Wisconsin hospitals on the list are Bellin Hospital, Green Bay; Theda Clark Hospital, Appleton; Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare-All Saints, Racine; Luther Midelfort, Eau Claire; and University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison.
National Research Corporation is an industry leader in healthcare performance measurement and improvement, with more than two decades of experience in conducting performance studies for healthcare organizations. Its annual Healthcare Market Guide survey is the nation’s largest and most comprehensive study of its kind. For details, visit hcmg.nationalresearch.com.
Date: Oct. 28, 2010
Last Review Date: Nov. 9, 2010