Syracuse Area Health Recognized with Guardian of Excellence Award® in Two Categories by Press Ganey

Syracuse, Neb. (January 9, 2024) Syracuse Area Health (SAH) has been recognized with the 2023 Guardian of Excellence Award® in two categories – Employee Experience in the Community and Employee Experience in All Hospitals - by Press Ganey, the leading healthcare surveying company in the US. This award is part of Press Ganey’s annual ranking of the top hospitals and health systems in the country. 

As a winner of this Press Ganey award, SAH is in the top 5% of healthcare providers in delivering an excellent employee experience in 2023. 

“These Guardian of Excellence® recognitions are given to healthcare facilities that have consistently reached the top 95th percentile of their respective sector and database,” shared Mike Harvey, CEO at Syracuse Area Health. “It is a true honor for our hospital to be granted with these award categories, and it’s a testament to the work our teams at SAH do every day.” 

Press Ganey works with more than 41,000 healthcare facilities, including hospitals, payers and the life sciences, to reduce patient suffering and enhance caregiver resilience through analytics, human experience expertise, datasets and unprecedented insights. 

“This award symbolizes Syracuse Area Health’s commitment to raising the bar for healthcare standards, inspiring a culture of continuous improvement and innovation across the human experience,” said Patrick T. Ryan, CEO and Chairman at Press Ganey. “It underscores the importance of placing patients, healthcare professionals and industry partners at the core of this work, fostering a future where exceptional healthcare experiences are not just goals, but tangible achievements. 

About Syracuse Area Health  

Syracuse Area Health (SAH) is proud to serve Southeast Nebraska and is committed to providing compassionate, qualitycare. SAH is dedicated to growing to fit the needs of friends, family and neighbors. The organization plans to continue building healthy communities for years to come. Visit www.syracuseareahealth.com to learn more about SAH’s hospital, clinics and services.  

About Press Ganey  

Press Ganey, the leading Human Experience (HX) healthcare performance improvement company, offers an integrated suite of solutions that address safety, clinical excellence, patient experience and workforce engagement. The company works with more than 41,000 healthcare facilities in its mission to reduce patient suffering and enhance caregiver resilience to improve the overall safety, quality and experience of care. Press Ganey is a PG Forsta company.