Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – College Station receives Guardian of Excellence Award

COLLEGE STATION, Texas – Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – College Station is a 2016 Guardian of Excellence Award® winner by Press Ganey. The Guardian of Excellence Award recognizes top-performing health care organizations that have consistently performed in the top five percent of hospitals in patient experience.

"This recognition is a testament to the Baylor Scott & White team's commitment to delivering quality patient experience, one patient at a time," said Jason Jennings, president of Baylor Scott & White – College Station Region. "We truly put the patient first in all that we do. Our team's approach is to treat each patient as if they are part of our family – the Baylor Scott & White family."

The Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award is a nationally-recognized symbol of achievement in health care. Presented annually, the award honors clients who consistently sustained performance in the top five percent of all Press Ganey clients for each reporting period during the course of one year.

"We are proud to partner with Baylor Scott & White – College Station," said Patrick T. Ryan, CEO of Press Ganey. "This award is a testament to the organization's leadership in delivering patient-centered care. By achieving and sustaining this level of excellence, Baylor Scott & White continues to demonstrate their commitment to reducing patient suffering and advancing the overall quality of health care."

Press Ganey announced the winners of this year's awards in a ceremony in Orlando, Florida on November 3.

"This recognition solidifies our team's commitment to continually improve the quality and safety of patient care, to provide a positive and collaborative environment for employees and physicians, and ultimately to deliver positive patient experiences," Jennings said.

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About Baylor Scott & White Health
As the largest not-for-profit health system in the state of Texas, Baylor Scott & White promotes the health and well-being of every individual, family and community it serves. It is committed to making quality care more accessible, convenient and affordable through its integrated delivery network, which includes the Baylor Scott & White Health Plan, Baylor Scott & White Research Institute, the Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance and its leading digital health platform – MyBSWHealth. Through 51 hospitals and more than 1,100 access points, including flagship academic medical centers in Dallas, Fort Worth and Temple, the system offers the full continuum of care, from primary to award-winning specialty care. Founded as a Christian ministry of healing more than a century ago, Baylor Scott & White today serves more than three million Texans. For more information, visit: