Sacred Heart wins 12th consecutive Consumer Choice Award
Sacred Heart Medical Center is once again the consumer’s choice. National Research Corporation recently recognized the nation’s top hospitals as 2012/2013 Consumer Choice Award winners. The award identifies hospitals that healthcare consumers have chosen as having the highest quality and image in over 300 markets throughout the United States.
Winners are determined by consumer perceptions on multiple quality and image ratings collected in the company’s Market Insights/Ticker survey. This study surveys more than 250,000 households representing more than 450,000 consumers in the contiguous 48 states and the District of Columbia. From the households surveyed, 3200 hospitals named by consumers are analyzed and ranked based on their Core Based Statistical Areas (CBSAs) as defined by the U.S. Census Bureau, with the winning facilities being ranked the highest.