Piedmont Medical Center Receives Prestigious Tenet Circle of Excellence Award

Jul 6, 2015

ROCK HILL, SC – April 17, 2015 – Tenet Healthcare Corporation has named Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill, South Carolina to the company’s 2015 Circle of Excellence.

The Circle of Excellence honors Tenet hospitals that provided exceptional care and demonstrated impressive operational and financial performance in 2014.  Key metrics used to evaluate the hospitals were patient, physician and employee satisfaction scores, clinical quality and performance.

 “I am pleased to recognize Piedmont Medical Center with a Circle of Excellence Award in recognition of their outstanding performance,” said Britt T. Reynolds, Tenet’s president of hospital operations. “The commitment of the hospital’s leadership team, nurses, physicians and staff were the driving force behind their success. I am very proud of the work they do every day to ensure our patients receive high-quality care.”

 “We have an amazing team of physicians, nurses, EMS personnel, support staff and volunteers who have helped to create a culture of caring in this ever changing healthcare landscape. We are honored to have the privilege to care for our friends and neighbors each and every day with compassion and a level of excellence not seen here before. While this award certainly reinforces that we are on the right path, we come to work each and every day knowing that there is more to be done. We appreciate the support of the community, our patients and are honored that Tenet recognized our efforts with this top honor,” said Bill Masterton, CEO of Piedmont Medical Center.

 About Piedmont Medical Center

Piedmont Medical Center is a full service 288-bed hospital serving York, Lancaster and Chester counties. Piedmont has more than 350 physicians on staff, representing a broad range of over 40 medical specialties and subspecialties. The hospital’s main campus includes the Heart and Vascular Center which offers comprehensive diagnostic and treatment services, including an accredited Chest Pain center with PCI designation. This designation means Piedmont can provide emergency coronary interventions such as balloon angioplasty and stent placement. Piedmont has offered a heart surgery program to the community since 1997. Piedmont is also an Advanced Primary Stroke Center honored with a Get with the Guidelines Gold Plus Honor Roll Elite Award.

PMC has earned the SC Distinguished Hospital of the Year Award from DHEC in 2010 and 2013 and currently boasts a fourth straight semester with a Leapfrog Hospital Safety Score Grade of “A”.

Piedmont provides emergency services in our newly expanded Emergency Department, an accredited cancer program, endoscopy, a bariatric medicine program, women’s services in The Women’s Center, orthopaedics, neurosurgery and psychiatric services. The medical center has several outpatient facilities, including diagnostic services, Sleep Center and Wound Care Center.  Piedmont is affiliated with Piedmont Physician Network, a network of primary and sub-specialty physician practices (www.pmcphysiciannetwork.com).


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