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Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital Receives Excellence in Healthcare Award


Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital’s Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit Ranked within Top Ten Percent of National Patient Experience Scores

Santa Rosa, Calif. April 20, 2016 – Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital’s inpatient rehabilitation unit was recently recognized with a 5-Star Overall Quality of Care award for patient experience by national healthcare research leader Professional Research Consultants, Inc. (PRC).

Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital earned this award by scoring within the top ten percent of PRC’s national database for patient experience. This award is based on the percentage of patients who rated Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital’s inpatient rehabilitation services as, “Excellent.”

“We are thrilled to receive this award,” said Todd Salnas, President of St. Joseph Health, Sonoma County. “Being recognized by our patients for the quality of care they receive in our inpatient rehabilitation unit is a testament to our clinicians’ commitment to our mission of improving the health and quality of life of people in the communities we serve. Our rehabilitation services play a crucial role in our continuum of care by maximizing our patients’ potential of returning to independent and productive lives.”

Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital offers various inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services throughout Sonoma County. Services include acute rehabilitation, neurological rehabilitation, occupational therapy, physical therapy, speech pathology, and sports injury rehabilitation. These rehabilitation services aid patients in the successful recovery from a severe injury, illness, surgery or joint replacement. Each program provides patients with comprehensive, state-of-the-art care.

“It is an honor to recognize Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital with this Excellence in Healthcare Award for their deserving work,” said Joe M. Inguanzo, Ph.D., President and CEO of PRC. “It takes true dedication and determination to achieve this level of excellence in healthcare and Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital has shown their commitment to making their hospital a better place to work, a better place to practice medicine and a better place for patients to be treated.”

Each year, PRC & The Institute for Healthcare Excellence (IHE) team up to recognize the outstanding award recipients at the annual Excellence in Healthcare Conference taking place in Miami, Florida next month.

To learn more about the 2016 Excellence in Healthcare Awards, including eligibility and criteria, visit

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