Rose Medical Center
September 22, 2017



Julie Hogan
Director of Marketing & Public Affairs
Rose Medical Center
Office: 303.320.2694
Mobile: 303.408.8039

Rose Medical Center Wins Coveted Studer Group® "Excellence in Patient Care" Award

Denver, Colo. – September 22, 2017 – Rose Medical Center has been awarded the Studer Group® Excellence in Patient Care Award in recognition of exemplary results related to care transitions as measured by the HCAHPS (Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems) survey.

“In today’s market, every aspect of the patient experience must be approached with a passion for excellence and an eye toward efficiency and effectiveness,” explained Rose Medical Center CEO Ken Feiler. “Every department of our hospital—from the surgeons and nursing staff to our many support departments—are dedicated to the care and well-being of each patient. It’s an honor to have our dedicated recognized by the Studer Group’s Excellence in Patient Care Award.”

Organizations receiving this award achieved a ranking at or above the 90th percentile for patients discharged in 2016 as measured by the HCAHPS patient experience survey required by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

Excellence in Patient Care Awards are presented annually to a select group of organizations from Studer Group’s partner base of hospitals, health systems, and physician organizations. To be eligible for an award, an organization must demonstrate outstanding performance and achievement in patient care, employee engagement, or physician engagement.

The awards were presented at the 15th annual What’s Right in Health Care® best practices conference in August in Chicago, Illinois. What’s Right in Health Care aims to improve healthcare for patients, physicians, and staff through peer-to-peer sharing of leading practices. Presenters will share the strategies and tactics contributing to their top results in areas such as patient safety, emergency department wait times, and employee satisfaction.

“We are so proud of all the healthcare organizations that are receiving awards for their outstanding results on this survey,” says Debbie Ritchie, president of Studer Group. “Excellent HCAHPS performance is a true reflection of their commitment to engage with patients and provide them the absolute best possible care. We are grateful to work with such passionate, purpose-driven organizations.”

About Rose Medical Center

Well known as a Denver institution and a 9th Avenue landmark for nearly 70 years, Rose Medical Center has earned its reputation as Denver's "Baby Hospital" while becoming a leader in comprehensive women's care, orthopedics and total joint replacement, heart and vascular care, weight-loss treatment, cancer care, surgical services, internal medicine and emergency care. With origins in Jewish teachings, traditions and community, Rose’s founders built this hospital to “serve the need of every creed.” By offering a high level of expertise and service across all disciplines, Rose has truly become a destination hospital, attracting patients from throughout Colorado and around the world. Learn more at

About Studer Group®, a Huron solution

Studer Group is an outcomes-based healthcare performance improvement firm that works with healthcare organizations in the United States, Canada, and beyond, teaching them how to achieve, sustain, and accelerate exceptional clinical, operational, and financial results. To learn more about Studer Group, a Huron solution, visit