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2017 Press Ganey Award

The Proven Success of Putting Patients First

Our patients drive everything we do. In the beginning, you rallied us to open The Ghosh Center. You inspired our mission statement that puts patients first. Over the years, you’ve chosen us for your...

Dr. Ghosh 2017

A Conversation with Dr. Ghosh

What sets The Ghosh Center apart from other cancer treatment centers? Cindy Hadish of The Corridor Business Journal sat down with Dr. Ghosh to find out. Read on to learn what motivates us to always g...

Mindy and Becca at Press Ganey Awards

Human Kindness in Healthcare

Last month, Mindy and Becca traveled to the annual Press Ganey conference to receive an award for excellence in patient experience. We’re proud of this honor, as you can see by the smiles on Mind...

2016 Press Ganey Award Banner

Top One Percent – Twice in a Row

Today, we accepted the highest award we could hope for. And once again, we find ourselves honored and humbled to have earned your trust and raised the standard of excellence for cancer care. We’r...

Laurie, Mindy and Dr. Ghosh with Ryan Patrick, Press Ganey CEO

First Among the Best

Excellence in patient experience is something we practice every day. And it’s nice to see our efforts recognized by the patients and families we serve. Our Guardian of Excellence Award®, based o...

99% for Patient Experience

99% Excellence in Patient Experience

99%. This is our Press Ganey Score for Excellence in Patient Experience. It means we’ve achieved the highest possible score for patient satisfaction compared to hospitals and healthcare practices ac...

Educating & Empowering Patients

As we turn page to 2016, this guest column by Dr. Ghosh in the Cedar Rapids Gazette speaks to our ongoing commitment to patient advocacy and empowerment. A cancer diagnosis can be devastating ph...

Humility in Healthcare

“What’s Humility Got to Do with It?” So begins a recent blog post from Press Ganey, the organization that recognized us with a Guardian of Excellence Award for ranking in the top 1% nationally f...

We’d Like to Thank…

An awards ceremony wouldn’t be complete without thanking the people who made it possible. Our own Mindy Martin and Laurie Plante accompanied Dr. Ghosh to the Press Ganey Leadership Conference last w...

Barbara’s Perspective: Our Award

We interviewed Barbara Fuchs, a long-time patient, to learn about her experience with The Ghosh Center. Barbara has also been a hospice volunteer and received recognition from President George H. W. B...

Cancer, What Now?