Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center earns national award

National Research Corporation (NRC), has selected client Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center of Brooklyn, NY, as a recipient of its 2016 Excellence award. Kingsbrook was recognized at the 22nd Annual NRC Picker Patient-Centered Symposium in San Diego on Sunday, Aug. 28.

NRC selected Excellence award recipients based on their achievement within categories that patients have identified as being most important to the quality of their care. The award is only bestowed upon those organizations that are ranked by patients as being a top performer in one of the following categories: Overall Hospital Rating, Overall Provider Rating, Improvement Planner Champion, Value-Based Purchasing Champion, and Patient-Centered Care Champion.

The winners were selected from the extensive database of NRC hospital clients for their performance over the last four quarters. Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center was selected out of 133 hospitals and is the only medical center in the tri-state area to receive this recognition.

“Implementing improvement processes are difficult and require large amounts of time and resources, so when organizations make the commitment to look past those constraints, it really defines who the winners are,” said Helen Hrdy, senior vice president of Client Service at NRC. “We congratulate Kingsbrook for truly defining patient-centered care.”

As a 2016 award recipient, Kingsbrook is among a select group of healthcare innovators leading the way on the path to patient-centered care.

“This recognition demonstrates our level of commitment to patient satisfaction and quality care, both of which are extremely important to our advancement here at Kingsbrook,” said Dr. Burney, chief medical officer, Sr. VP Quality Effectiveness. “As such, we are very proud of our dedicated team of medical specialists who have helped us reach this important milestone.”

About National Research Corporation

For more than 30 years, National Research Corporation (NASDAQ: NRCIA and NRCIB) has been at the forefront of patient-centered care. Today, the company’s focus on empowering customer-centric healthcare across the continuum extends patient-centered care to incorporate families, communities, employees, senior housing residents, and other stakeholders.

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