Santa Clara Valley Medical Center Honored as a 5 Star Award Winner
Professional Research Consultants Presents Awards on May 3, 2011
San Jose, CA, May 3, 2011 – The Rehabilitation Center
and Burn Center
at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center were named as 2011 Professional Research Consultants (PRC) 5-Star Award winners for excellent patient perception.
PRC is a nationally-known health care marketing research company that is headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska. PRC conducts confidential research to obtain the opinions of patients and assess perceptions of the care they received.
"We are proud of Santa Clara Valley Medical Center and are thrilled to present them with National Excellence in Healthcare Awards," said Joe M. Inguanzo, Ph.D., President and CEO of Professional Research Consultants. "These awards are proof that Santa Clara Valley Medical Center is committed to improving health care. It takes years of dedication, determination and hard work to achieve this level of success. Congratulations to the hospital and its staff for improving health care services in Santa Clara County."
Santa Clara Valley Medical Center uses research findings to continuously improve and enhance patient satisfaction.
“We are proud to receive this national recognition. The Rehabilitation and Burn Centers see some of our most serious and complicated cases,” stated Linda Smith, CEO, Santa Clara Valley Medical Center. “While providing care to some of the most complex patients can be challenging, this award shows that their patients know the care they are getting is the very best.”
The Rehabilitation Center and Burn Center at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center received their 2011 PRC 5-Star Awards for Inpatient Services - Overall Quality of Care.
About the Rehabilitation Center at SCVMC
The expert and specialized staff of the Rehabilitation Center demonstrate their excellence by providing advanced, compassionate and quality care for patients with the most complex cases. The Rehabilitation Center treats more than 550 patients every year, and for each of these patients, highly qualified physicians, nurses and therapy professionals take an all-inclusive approach to rehabilitation, helping patients develop the skills they need to get closer to independence.
The Rehabilitation Center, with Traumatic Brain Injury and Spinal Cord Injury units, as well as Stroke and General Rehabilitation Programs, provides innovative and cutting edge programs as part of a patient’s treatment plan. Outcomes for patients of the Rehabilitation Center at SCVMC far exceed the national average.
About the Burn Center at SCVMC
As one of only two Burn Trauma Centers in Northern California, the Burn Center’s treats over 250 patients a year. Teams of physicians, nurses, therapists, dieticians, social workers, and psychologists deliver the best care and achieve amazing results with some of the medical center’s most complex patients. These highly skilled and well-trained health professionals deliver quality care and advanced treatments for people with devastating burn injuries.
Every day the Burn Center sees patients who had their normal life changed by a life-altering and devastating injury. The Burn Center staff works together with patients and their families towards the goal of having each patient realize their fullest potential and live a relatively normal life.
For more information about SCVMC online go to www.scvmed.org
and find links to both centers.