McKinney, Texas – Medical City McKinney is pleased to announce that its Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) has been named a 2019 Guardian of Excellence Award® winner by Press Ganey. The Guardian of Excellence Award recognizes top-performing health care organizations that have achieved the 95th percentile or above in patient experience performance.

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.

“Congratulations to Medical City McKinney for receiving the Guardian of Excellence Award,” said Patrick T. Ryan, Executive Chairman of Press Ganey. “This honor reflects their unwavering commitment to improving the safety, quality and experience of care. Their hard work and dedication are inspiring, and we are proud to partner with them on our mission to reduce patient suffering.”

The award represents an important recognition from the industry’s leader in measuring, understanding, and improving the delivery of care.

“We are thrilled that our Neonatal Intensive Care Unit received this distinguished award,” said Ernest C. Lynch, III, Medical City McKinney CEO. “This award is a testament to our mission to care for and improve human life.”