Dunes Surgical Hospital Receives Excellence Award

Dunes Surgical Hospital is pleased to announce it has been named a 2016 Guardian of Excellence Award ® winner by Press Ganey.   The Guardian of Excellence Award recognizes top-performing health care organizations that have consistently achieved the 95th percentile or above of performance in Patient Experience for Inpatient Care and HSCHPS (Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems, also known as the CAHPS Hospital Survey).

The Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award is a nationally-recognized symbol of achievement in health care.  Presented annually, the award honors clients who consistently sustained performance in the top 5% of all Press Ganey clients for each reporting period during the course of one year.

“This recognition is a testament to our patient-focused staff at Dunes Surgical Hospital and that of our physician partners,” said Greg Miner, Dunes Surgical Hospital CEO. “From the initial phone call to the patient’s follow up care, our goal at DSH is to provide a five star healthcare experience.”

“We are proud to partner with Dunes Surgical Hospital,” said Patrick T. Ryan, CEO of Press Ganey.  “This award is a testament to the organization’s leadership in delivering patient-centered care.  By achieving and sustaining this level of excellence, Dunes Surgical Hospital continues to demonstrate their commitment to reducing patient suffering and advancing the overall quality of health care.”


600 Sioux Point Rd., Dakota Dunes, S.D., 57049

www.dunessurgicalhospital.com    605- 232-3332

Operating in Dakota Dunes, S.D., the 66,000-square foot facility features 14 surgical suites, licensed for 40 beds featuring 20 private rooms, numerous pre-op and recovery rooms, a consultation room, and a pharmacy.

Surgical specialties include oral surgery; gastroenterology; general surgery; gynecology; orthopedics; neurosurgery; otolaryngology; pain management; pediatric dentistry; plastic, cosmetic and reconstructive surgery; podiatry; urology; anesthesiology; pathology; and radiology.

Dunes Surgical Hospital (DSH) is staffed by 140 physicians in addition to registered nurses, certified registered nurse anesthetists, anesthesiologists, certified surgical technicians, pharmacists, a registered dietician, a licensed nutritionist, a radiology technologist, and certified nursing assistants.

DSH is a partner with Mercy Medical Center – Sioux City, a 238-bed regional center that provides residents in a 33-county tristate region an entire continuum of preventive, primary, acute and tertiary healthcare services.

About Press Ganey

Press Ganey is a leading provider of patient experience measurement, performance analytics and strategic advisory solutions for health care organizations across the continuum of care. With over 30 years of experience, Press Ganey is recognized as a pioneer and thought leader in patient experience measurement and performance improvement solutions.  Our mission is to help health care organizations reduce patient suffering and improve clinical quality, safety and the patient experience.  As of January 2, 2016, Press Ganey served more than 26,000 health care facilities.  For more information, visit www.pressganey.com .