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Lakeland Earns Consumer Choice Award
Nov 17, 2015 Share


(ST. JOSEPH) – Lakeland Health has been honored as one of the nation’s top hospitals by National Research Corporation’s Consumer Choice Awards. This annual award program identifies hospitals across the United States chosen by healthcare consumers as having the highest quality and image. 

Winners are determined by consumer perceptions on multiple quality and image ratings collected in the company’s Market Insights survey, the largest online consumer healthcare survey in the country. National Research surveys more than 300,000 households in the contiguous 48 states and the District of Columbia. Hospitals named by consumers are analyzed and ranked based on Core Based Statistical Areas defined by the U.S. Census Bureau, with winning facilities being ranked the highest. 

“This award has special meaning to us at Lakeland, as it reflects the opinions of the people we serve here in our community every day,” said Loren B. Hamel, MD, President and CEO, Lakeland Health. “Today, patients have more options than ever when it comes to their care, and we are grateful to all of our friends and neighbors who choose Lakeland for their health needs.” 

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Consumer Choice Award celebrating the power of a strong brand image in healthcare.

“For each of the past 20 years, winning hospitals have provided outstanding experiences that have transcended their four walls to build consumer preference, loyalty, and trust in their markets. We are honored to congratulate this year’s winners on a job well done,” said Brian Wynne, Vice President of Business Development at National Research.

A complete list of winners can be found at www.nationalresearch.com/ConsumerChoice   
 

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