SAN RAMON, Calif. – April 15, 2011 – Tenet Healthcare Corporation [NYSE: THC] announced today that San Ramon Regional Medical Center in San Ramon, Calif., has been named to the company’s 2011 Circle of Excellence.
The Circle of Excellence honors Tenet hospitals that have achieved the highest levels of quality, service and operational performance. Key metrics used to evaluate the hospitals were patient, physician and employee satisfaction scores, clinical quality and financial performance.
“The hard work, determination and commitment of the employees at San Ramon Regional Medical Center made 2010 a great year for the hospital,” said Stephen L. Newman, M.D., Tenet’s chief operating officer. “The staff and physicians at San Ramon Regional Medical Center continue to build on their high-quality care and outstanding patient satisfaction. I’m proud of everything they have accomplished and am delighted to honor them with Tenet’s Circle of Excellence Award.”
San Ramon Regional Medical Center CEO Gary Sloan added, “The dedication to providing high-quality care by our nurses, physicians and staff earned San Ramon this honor, and I can say without a doubt that it is well deserved.”
ABOUT SAN RAMON REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER
San Ramon Regional Medical Center, part of Tenet California, is a 123-bed general acute care hospital located at 6001 Norris Canyon Road in San Ramon. Since its opening in 1990, the hospital has continued to provide increasingly advanced inpatient and outpatient medical and surgical services. The hospital opened its newly expanded 24-hour Emergency Department in April 2011. Other services include: Cardiac Services, Blood Conservation Program, Breast Center, Cancer Services, Family Birthing Center with a Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Nursery, Joint Treatment Program, Occupational Medicine, Outpatient Therapy for children and adults, Outpatient Surgery Center, Spine Treatment Program, Sports Performance Institute, as well as Pediatric Program. A pediatrician from Children’s Hospital & Research Center in Oakland provides in-hospital pediatricians 24 hours daily at San Ramon Regional. San Ramon is fully accredited by the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. San Ramon Regional received several awards and recognitions for cardiac, spine and general quality care.
Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a health care services company whose subsidiaries and affiliates own and operate acute care hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers and diagnostic imaging centers. Tenet’s hospitals and related health care facilities are committed to providing high quality care to patients in the communities they serve. For more information, please visit www.tenethealth.com.
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