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Saint Agnes Hospital Honored as 2014 PRC Achievement Award Winner

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Professional Research Consultants, Inc. awarded Saint Agnes Hospital for its Emergency Department/RME Implementation


St. Louis, MO – Saint Agnes Hospital was named as a 2014 PRC platinum Achievement Award winner in emergency care for its Emergency Department/RME Implementation during an awards celebration held today at the Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch. Healthcare leaders from across the United States gathered to participate in the 2014 PRC Excellence in Healthcare Conference hosted by Professional Research Consultants, Inc. (PRC).
PRC award winners are recognized annually for their achievements in improving patient experiences, healthcare employee engagement and/or physician alignment based on perceptions obtained through surveys of patients. Saint Agnes was honored for its excellent work to improve emergency department services.
"We are so proud of Saint Agnes and are thrilled to present them with this National Excellence in Healthcare Award," said Joe M. Inguanzo, Ph.D., President and CEO of Professional Research Consultants. “This award is proof that Saint Agnes is committed to improving healthcare. It takes years of dedication, determination and hard work to achieve this level of success. Congratulations to Saint Agnes and its staff for improving healthcare services throughout the Greater Baltimore area.”
To be a PRC Achievement Award winner, hospitals are judged against all other healthcare organizations in similar categories within PRC’s nationwide databases. This award recognizes organizations at the hospital, facility, department or unit level that have enhanced their patients’ experience by focusing on their Key Drivers of Excellence. More specific awards criteria and information is available online at
About Saint Agnes Hospital
Founded by the Daughters of Charity in 1862, Saint Agnes Hospital is a 276-bed hospital that recently completed a $200 million-plus expansion emphasizing patient safety in a high quality healthcare environment. Saint Agnes is the oldest Catholic hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, and is a full-service teaching hospital with residency programs in medicine and surgery. The hospital’s key institutes include the: Cancer Institute; Cardiovascular Institute; Maryland Metabolic Institute; Orthopedic & Spine Institute; Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery; and The Bunting Health Institute for Women & Children. Saint Agnes opened the first Chest Pain Emergency Department in the world more than 30 years ago, and continues to expand and grow its Emergency Services. Learn more at
About PRC
Professional Research Consultants, Inc. (PRC) is a nationally-known healthcare market research company headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska. For more than 30 years, PRC has facilitated millions of interviews, delivered insightful reports, and provided customized research solutions to hospitals and healthcare organizations.  In addition to being a certified vendor for government-mandated CAHPS surveys, PRC also provides research services that measure patient experience, physician engagement and employee engagement, as well as Community Health Needs Assessments. Learn more about PRC at
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To learn more about this recognition, please contact:
Vitamin on behalf of Saint Agnes Hospital
Amanda Karfakis

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Please direct all media inquiries to our PR firm, Vitamin.

Amanda Karfakis
(410) 732-6542

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