Excellence in Patient Care

Lake Health Physicians Win Studer Group Excellence in Patient Care Award

CONCORD TWP., OH, Aug. 8, 2017 – For consistently providing higher-quality care at lower costs while approaching every aspect of the patient experience with an eye toward efficiency and effectiveness, the Lake Health Physician Group has won the Studer Group’s Excellence in Patient Care AwardStuder Group Excellence in Patient Care Award

The Lake Health Physician Group is being recognized in the physician category for significant achievement across all Clinician and Group Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CG CAHPS) survey composites during 2016.

“We just couldn’t be happier to receive this honor,” said Dr. John Baniewicz, chief medical officer for Lake Health, and vice president of the Lake Health Physician Group. “We are very excited that our patients recognize our physicians and offices, not only for the excellent patient care, but also for the excellent communication, service, and compassion they provide every day.”

LHPG is a network of more than 120 physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners in northeast Ohio that includes both primary care providers and a variety of specialists, including obstetrics and gynecology, orthopedics, cardiology, weight-loss surgery, sports medicine, general surgery and more. LHPG provides services at more than 31 locations across Lake County and surrounding areas.

Excellence in Patient Care Awards are presented annually to a select group of organizations from Studer Group’s partner base of hospitals, health systems, and physician organizations. To be eligible for an award, an organization must demonstrate outstanding performance and achievement in patient care, employee engagement, or physician engagement.

The awards were presented this month at the 15th annual What’s Right in Health Care® best practices conference, in Chicago, Illinois. What’s Right in Health Care aims to improve health care for patients, physicians, and staff through peer-to-peer sharing of leading practices.

“CG CAHPS results are a good indicator not just of patient experience but also of clinical quality,” says Debbie Ritchie, president of Studer Group. “We applaud our award winners and we’re grateful to work with so many passionate, purpose-driven people.”