NORFOLK, Neb. – A northeast Nebraska medical provider is being recognized as a leader in the healthcare industry.

Faith Regional Health Services announced Wednesday that was named a 2022 Human Experience Guardian of Excellence Award winner by Press Ganey.

This award is part of Press Ganey’s annual ranking of the top hospitals and health systems in the country, according to performance in patient experience.

Award organizers say the honor places Faith Regional is in the top five percent of healthcare providers in delivering patient experience in the past year.

Press Ganey says it 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.

“By putting their patients and workforce first each and every day, Faith Regional Health Services is demonstrating their unwavering commitment to their employees and to the communities they serve,” said Patrick T. Ryan, chairman and chief executive officer, Press Ganey.

“The caregivers at Faith Regional have inspired us with the compassion, empathy and human connection they bring to the clinical healthcare setting. We are honored to partner with them as we celebrate their achievement.”

According to Kelly Driscoll, Faith Regional’s President and CEO, the award represents an important recognition from the industry’s leader in measuring, understanding, and improving the delivery of care.

“This award demonstrates just how dedicated our organization is to providing exemplary patient care,” said Driscoll. “Our entire Faith Regional team has a patient-first mindset. It is an honor to be recognized by Press Ganey for this dedication.”