Roanoke, VA (July 6, 2018) – LewisGale Imaging Center on Brambleton Avenue was recently awarded the prestigious Attributes for Patient Excellence (APEX) Quality Award for patient satisfaction, marking the fourth year in a row the facility and staff have won the award and recognizing the facility as the only imaging center in Virginia earning the distinction this year.
This national award recognizes outstanding healthcare organizations that have demonstrated the highest levels of patient satisfaction and overall care over a 12-month period. Nationally, only two other imaging centers won the award this year.
“This award is particularly impactful knowing that scoring comes solely from each facility’s patients,” explains Mike Stoots, director of diagnostic imaging for LewisGale Regional Health System. “Our patients recognize LewisGale employees’ hard work, dedication and focus to provide the highest levels of quality patient care every day.”
The Attributes for Patient Excellence (APEX) Quality Award is presented annually by SPH Analytics, a leader in healthcare analytics and population health management empowering clients to analyze and interpret their clinical, financial, and consumer experience data to maximize performance. The award is based on key performance indicators tied closely to clinical, operational, and interpersonal measures that are paramount drivers in the overall evaluation.
About LewisGale Imaging Center – Brambleton
The Imaging Center is a full-service diagnostic imaging facility, and part of the LewisGale Regional Health System, offering a range of services including digital mammography, MRI, CT and bone density scans.
About LewisGale Regional Health System
LewisGale Regional Health System’s 44 HCA-owned patient care facilities include 4 hospitals, 2 regional cancer centers, 1 freestanding ER, 6 outpatient centers and affiliations with both employed and independent physicians. With nearly 3,000 employees, its annual payroll is $262 million. The system also paid $36 million in taxes and provided more than $82 million in uncompensated care to those most in need in 2017 alone. LewisGale is also part of HCA Virginia, the largest and most comprehensive healthcare provider in the Commonwealth with nearly 15,000 employees. For more information see www.lewisgale.com.