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Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital Receives Excellence in Healthcare Awards


Two Outpatient Services Receive 5 Star Awards, Rank in the Top 10% for Overall Quality of Care

Santa Rosa, Calif. (May 12, 2017) – St. Joseph Health, Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital’s Outpatient Wound Care clinic and the Outpatient Physical Therapy office on Dutton Avenue were recently recognized with Excellence in Healthcare Awards for being in the top 10% in overall quality of care.

Given by national healthcare research leader Professional Research Consultants, Inc. (PRC), these awards are based on the percentage of patients who rated the outpatient service lines as “Excellent” for the overall quality of care question. Both the Outpatient Wound Care clinic and the Outpatient Physical Therapy office on Dutton Avenue received a 5 Star Award for ranking in the top 10% in overall quality of care in calendar year 2016.

“It is an honor to recognize these outpatient services at Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital 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; this shows their commitment to ensuring patients receive the best care.”

“It is an honor to be the recipient of these awards. Our patients are at the forefront of everything we do; these awards reflect not only the talent of our caregivers, but also the compassion with which they serve all members of our community,” said Todd Salnas, President for St. Joseph Health, Sonoma County.

For more information about the Outpatient Would Care clinic, click here. To learn more about the Physical Therapy office on Dutton Avenue, click here.

About St. Joseph Health, Sonoma County
St. Joseph Health, Sonoma County is a not-for-profit provider of integrated health care, sponsored by the St. Joseph Health Ministry. Its mission is to extend the healing ministry of Jesus in the tradition of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange by improving health and quality of life in the communities it serves. Entities include the 338-bed Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital (the region’s Level II Trauma Center), the 80-bed Petaluma Valley Hospital, Memorial Hospice, Hospice of Petaluma, North County Hospice, St. Joseph Urgent Care centers, and St. Joseph Home Care Network. The organization’s more than 2,000 local employees offer residents of California’s North Coast a spectrum of healthcare services. These include Family Birthing, Neonatal Intensive Care supported by an affiliation with UCSF, pediatrics, preventive care and health promotion, outpatient behavioral health care, palliative care, rehabilitation, and community benefit programs. Visit to learn more.

About PRC

Professional Research Consultants, Inc. (PRC) is a national healthcare market research company. For more than 35 years, PRC has facilitated millions of interviews, delivered insightful reports and provided customized research solutions to hospitals and healthcare organizations. Services measure community perceptions, brand positions, patient experience, physician alignment and engagement, and employee engagement. PRC is also a certified vendor for government-mandated CAHPS surveys and has partnered with more than 400 communities across the U.S. to conduct Community Health Needs Assessments.

Media Contacts

St. Joseph Health

Christina Harris, Marketing & Communications


Professional Research Consultants, Inc.

Megan Belt, public relations

(402) 829-8051

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