Trinity Regional Medical Center Receives National Award



UnityPoint Health's Trinity Regional Medical Center has received an award placing it in the top 15 percent in the nation for patient experience. The medical center announced Friday that it achieved the Healthgrades 2014 Outstanding Patient Experience Award. Healthgrades evaluated more than 3,500 hospitals nationwide that submitted patient surveys to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, covering admissions from March of 2012 to April 2013. Of the 3,000 that met qualifications, the top 15%, or 447 total, received the award. Healthgrades evaluated Trinity's performance over 10 measures ranging from cleanliness and noise levels to pain management and responsiveness to needs.