Avatar International Announces National Award Recipients for
Overall Best Performer
Orlando, Florida (June 29, 2011) – Avatar International, an industry leader in healthcare quality improvement services today recognized its top performing hospital partners in 2010. Acknowledging consistently high standards of patient care across multiple services lines the following facilities are being awarded Avatar International’s Overall Best Performer award.
Mount Desert Island Hospital
Phelps Memorial Health Center
North Valley Hospital
St. Luke's Wood River Medical Center
Aspen Valley Hospital
Yampa Valley Medical Center
Northwestern Medical Center
Redington-Fairview General Hospital
Medical Center of the Rockies
Macon County General Hospital
Gonzales Healthcare Systems
In making the announcement, David Medvedeff, PharmD, MBA, CEO of Avatar said, “Delivering top rate service means an organization values the patient and provides meaningful service consistently. This effort made by our partners indicates strong levels of effectiveness and added value to a patient’s experience. I congratulate each of our partners for winning Avatar’s Overall Best Performer Award.”
About the Award
The Overall Best Performer award is based on the results of the hospital’s 2010 patient surveys. This national award is presented to the top facilities in Avatar’s national database with the highest overall combined score for Inpatient, Outpatient, Emergency Department, and Ambulatory Surgery.
The Overall Best Performer Award recognizes high performing facilities that demonstrate consistency of experiences by patients throughout the organization for care. The award represents the top 5% in Avatar’s National Database.
Avatar (www.avatar-intl.com), a research and consulting company based in Orlando, FL, specializes in Evidence Based Intelligent Surveys™ and Innovative Strategies™ to transform information into significant quality and efficiency of care improvement for the healthcare industry. In addition to conducting surveys, Avatar also actively engages healthcare providers in process improvement, including training in service quality. Avatar serves healthcare organizations nationally, including small community hospitals, academic medical centers, large regional medical centers, integrated healthcare systems, long-term care and behavioral health organizations.
Avatar International can be reached at 1-800-282-8274.
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