Syracuse Area Health Named Recipient of Huron│Studer Group Excellence in Patient Care Award for Employee Engagement

Syracuse, NE August 19, 2019— Syracuse Area Health today announced that it received a 2019 Excellence in Patient Care Award from Huron’s Studer Group business. Syracuse Area Health is being recognized for demonstrating significant improvements in employee engagement in 2018.

“We congratulate Syracuse Area Health on this achievement,” said Debbie Ritchie, managing director in Huron’s Studer Group business. “This recognition highlights their dedication to improving employee satisfaction and achieving excellence in healthcare.” 

Michael Harvey, President and CEO of Syracuse Area Health, stated, “I could not be more proud of what the Leadership Team here at Syracuse Area Health has accomplished over the last several years. Without such a great team of Leaders, winning awards like this would not be possible”.

Excellence in Patient Care Awards are presented annually to a select group of partner organizations from Huron’s Studer Group business. To be eligible for an award, an organization must demonstrate overall improvement in areas such as patient satisfaction, and employee and physician engagement.

The award was presented at the 17thannual What’s Right in Health Care® leading practices conference, which took place Aug. 13-15, 2019, in Dallas, Texas. The conference attracts administrative and clinical healthcare professionals from the U.S., Canada and Australia.

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