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University Health Care System Chosen Area’s Hospital of Choice for the Eighth Consecutive Year September 24, 2006

University Health Care System has been named the Consumer Choice Award winner for best overall quality and image in the Augusta region for the eighth consecutive year.

The Consumer Choice Award is based on an independent survey of consumers conducted by National Research Corporation (NRC) to recognize the most preferred hospitals in metropolitan areas across the country. University is one of an elite group of hospitals nationwide, and the only one in the Augusta region, to win the award each year since 1999.

“While honored to receive this award, we know that we won because of our employees, physicians, volunteers and board members who work hard every day to make a difference in the lives of our patients,” said J. Larry Read, president/CEO of University Health Care System. “It is a tremendous pleasure to work in an organization that is committed to continuing this tradition of caring.”

This year, University was a clear leader above all area hospitals in most categories, including the following:

  • Best Overall Quality
  • Best Image/Reputation
  • Best Nurses
  • Best Doctors
  • Heart Care
  • Highest Patient Safety
  • Hospital Emergency Room
  • Hospital Inpatient Stay
  • Women’s Health/Gynecology
  • Outpatient/Same-Day Surgery
  • Imaging Services
  • Physical Therapy
  • Most Personalized Care
  • Best Community Health
  • Bariatric Weight Loss
  • Web Site Usage

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