November 2002

Three Market-based Organizations
Named as Consumer Favorites

Three Catholic Health Initiatives hospitals have won the 2002 Consumer Choice Award from the National Research Corporation. Consumers named Memorial Hospital of Chattanooga, Tenn., Mercy Medical Center of Des Moines, Iowa, and St. Joseph Medical Center of Tacoma, Wash., as the best hospitals for overall quality and image in their markets. The National Research Corporation’s Healthcare Market Guide study surveys nearly 140,000 consumers in 150 markets each year.