October/November 2005

Four Hospitals Tops in Quality and Image


Four of Catholic Health Initiatives’ hospitals were named winners of the 2005/2006 Consumer Choice Award for Quality and Image by National Research Corporation. These organizations were chosen by health care consumers as having the highest quality and image in their markets. National Research Corporation annually presents the awards to the mostpreferred hospitals in 180 U.S. markets. This year’s winners include:
  • Memorial Hospital, Chattanooga, Tenn.
  • Penrose-St. Francis Health Services, Colorado Springs, Colo.
  • Mercy Medical Center-Des Moines, Des Moines, Iowa
  • St. Joseph Medical Center, Tacoma, Wash.