Written by The Business Journal Staff
Fresno Surgical Hospital (FSH), which is physician-owned hospital, is a multi-specialty surgical hospital that serves more than 17,000 patients annually. Since 2005, it has been awarded The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval, and in 2015 was recognized by The Joint Commission as a top performer hospital for both surgical care and immunization.
The Hospital of the Year award recognizes a PHA-member hospital that best demonstrates the highest quality of nationally recognized patient safety and care as well as service to its community.
FSH is the only hospital in the Central Valley to earn a 5-star patient satisfaction rating for two consecutive years and it also recently earned an overall 5-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
The hospital’s service to the community is noted by participation in food drives, Toys for Tots, coat drives, blood drives and the California Moves Miles program, which encourages Californians to adopt healthy lifestyles.
“We are honored to be the recipient of PHA’s 2016 Hospital of the Year award,” Kristine Kassahn, the CEO of FSH, said in a statement. “Our entire staff works hard every day to deliver quality care and the best patient experience. This award is a testament to their dedication.”