Mary Bird Perkins TGMC Cancer Center Receives the 2016 Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award for Patient Experience


Mary Bird Perkins TGMC Cancer Center was recognized as a 2016 Guardian of Excellence Award® winner by Press Ganey. This award recognizes top-performing healthcare organizations that have consistently achieved the 95th percentile or above of performance in patient experience. 

The Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award is a nationally recognized symbol of achievement in healthcare. Presented annually, the award honored Mary Bird Perkins TGMC Cancer Center, for consistently sustaining performance in the top 95 percentile of all Press Ganey clients for each reporting period during the course of one year.

“We are honored to be recognized by Press Ganey with this prestigious award for patient experience,” said Phyllis Peoples, president and CEO. “It is very rewarding that this recognition came directly from the voice of our patients whom we treasure tremendously as we deliver care close to home. We appreciate their trust in our team of professionals and will continue to invest in the needs of our region.”  

This award represents an important recognition from the industry’s leader in measuring, understanding and improving the patient experience. Melanie Guilbeaux, Cancer Center director is proud of the team and would like to thank all of the patients who took the time to complete their surveys to achieve this wonderful honor. Mary Bird Perkins TGMC Cancer Center values all patient input and consistently looks at feedback to ensure a positive experience.


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