Western Missouri Medical Center received the Outstanding Patient Experience Award from Healthgrades for the second year in a row. According to WMMC, they are one of 434 hospitals nationwide to receive the recognition from Healthgrades.

“We’re honored to have received this recognition for the past two years,” says Darinda Reberry, President and CEO of WMMC. “This is a testament to our efforts of putting patients first. Our community can feel confident that Western Missouri Medical Center is their partner for quality care, with top doctors and services. Patient satisfaction is a top priority at our medical center and we continually work to ensure our quality initiatives result in an outstanding patient experience.”

Healthgrades evaluated hospital performance by scoring nine patient experience measures, taken from a 32 question survey of the hospital's own patients. This according to healthgrades.com.

Eight other Missouri hospitals received Outstanding Patient Experience Awards including Capital Region Medical Center and SSM Health - St Mary's Hospital in Jefferson City and St. Luke's East in Lee's Summit, St. Luke's and St. Luke's North in Kansas City. To look at the complete list and learn more about how Healthgrades determined which hospitals received the awards click here.