Published on July 07, 2014

Parkview Medical Center recognized for Providing Exemplary Service

Avatar Solutions, a leading provider of Patient, CAHPS, Employee, and Physician Surveys, recently announced its 2013 award-winning hospital partners. Highlighting its consistent dedication to providing a high-quality patient experience, Parkview Medical Center is being awarded “Exemplary Service – Overall Best Performer.”

“Avatar award winners show dedication to providing the excellent care experience that patients deserve,” said Lynn Ehrmantraut, Senior Vice President of Performance Improvement at Avatar Solutions. “The awards indicate these organizations are listening and responding to patient feedback and committing to provide the best experience for each individual patient.”

Mike Baxter, President/CEO of Parkview Medical Center said, “Parkview is very proud to be recognized by Avatar for this prestigious award. It is very important to recognize our exceptional medical staff, without their tremendous work this recognition would not be possible. I would also like to recognize and thank all of our exceptional employees and volunteers for their great work.”     

Avatar Solutions’ awards are meant to honor significant accomplishments in patient satisfaction and innovation in healthcare settings. The Exemplary Service- Overall Best Performer is awarded to the top facilities in Avatar’s national database with the highest overall, combined score in inpatient, outpatient, emergency department and ambulatory surgery. The award recognizes high performing facilities that demonstrate consistency of experiences by patient type throughout the organization. Being recognized with this award, puts Parkview Medical Center in an elite group of hospitals, the top 3% of Avatar’s 500 plus hospitals across the country.

About Avatar Solutions
Avatar Solutions is an innovative survey, data measurement, and performance improvement company with over 30 years of experience. Avatar provides CAHPS Surveys, Patient Satisfaction Surveys, Employee Surveys and Physician Surveys to over 500 hospitals and 13,000 clinicians nationwide. Avatar is the American Hospital Association’s exclusively-endorsed provider for Healthcare Survey Tools. Avatar works with some of the most well-known organizations in the nation. For more information, please visit

About Parkview Medical Center

Founded in 1923, Parkview Health System in Pueblo, Colorado, offers general acute healthcare and health specialty services. As a private, non-profit organization, Parkview is licensed for 350 beds and provides a full range of healthcare services including a verified Level III Trauma Center along with exceptional comprehensive cardiac and orthopedic care. Parkview Health System is the leader in all service lines in our service area. As a vital healthcare source, Parkview’s service area includes Pueblo County and 14 surrounding counties, which together represent 370,000 total lives.

Parkview Health System is the largest non-government, nonprofit, private sector employer in Pueblo County with approximately 3,000 employees and provides a skilled medical staff of over 370 physicians. The impact of our workforce triggers a strong impact on the community as Parkview’s annual payroll contributes $232 million to the economy.