Largo Medical Center
November 11, 2021

Inpatient behavioral health program earns national distinction as a top-performer in patient experience

Largo, FL – Largo Medical Center today announced it has been named a 2021 Guardian of Excellence Award® winner by Press Ganey, the national leader in healthcare consumer and workforce engagement. Press Ganey recognizes Largo Medical Center as a top-performing healthcare organization achieving the 95th percentile or above for performance in patient experience for Inpatient Behavioral Health.

“We believe that the behavioral health team places the utmost importance on ensuring the most efficient and empathetic patient experience. By receiving the Press Ganey’s Guardian of Excellence Award®, our patients are telling us just that,” shared Adam Rudd, Chief Executive Officer at Largo Medical Center.

The Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award® is a preeminent, competitive achievement for leading healthcare organizations. Presented annually, the award applauds hospitals and health systems that consistently sustained performance in the top 5% of all Press Ganey clients.

“Press Ganey is honored to recognize Largo Medical Center as one of the nation’s leaders in patient experience,” said Patrick T. Ryan, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Press Ganey. “This award reflects an unwavering commitment to earn the trust and loyalty of patients throughout unimaginable challenges. We are humbled by Largo Medical Center’s incredible efforts, and their ability to adapt to imperatives of COVID-19 on top of the increasing demand for consumerism in healthcare.”