HealthStream Research Recognizes Porter for Patient and Physician Satisfaction

The awards recognize Porter, along with several facilities within the Centura Health family, as being among the top hospitals in the nation for these categories, underscoring Porters and Centura Healths commitment to creating systems of care to provide quality, affordable health care.

A national research provider, HealthStream analyzed feedback from physicians and patients during 2009 to evaluate quality of care based on several criteria such as patient satisfaction, competence of staff, professionalism of the organization and overall operational efficiency.

For more information on all hospitals listed, visit http://www.healthstreamresearch.com.

About Porter Adventist Hospital
Porter Adventist Hospital is a full service, Nursing Magnet designated, 368-bed acute-care referral center for complex medicine and surgery patients. In addition to being ranked No. 1 in overall cardiac care in Colorado by HealthGrades, Porter specializes in cancer care, joint replacement, spinal care and transplant. Porter is sponsored by Adventist Health System and is part of Centura Health, Colorados largest hospital and health care network delivering advanced care to more than half a million people each year, across 12 hospitals, seven senior living communities, medical clinics, Flight for Life and home care and hospice services. Porters and Centura's strength lies in the ability to offer a team of connected networks and shared resources to deliver accessible, reliable and cost-effective health care across the state. For more information about Porter Adventist Hospital, visit www.porterhospital.org or the Media Room at http://porter.mediaroom.com.