Congratulations to the 14 UW Department of Family Medicine and Community Health (DFMCH) physicians and advanced practice providers, plus the team members at the UW Health Cross Plains Family Medicine Clinic and the UW Health Cottage Grove Clinic, who received UW Health Patient Experience awards in 2019.
Above, family medicine patient experience champions with their awards. From left: Christa Pittner-Smith, MD; Brian Arndt, MD; Laurie Kuhn, MD; Jessica Rasmussen, PA; Elizabeth Perry, MD; Anna Veach, DO; Michelle Bryan, MD; William Schwab, MD; Rachel Bennett; MD. Not Pictured: Kathleen Carr, MD; Ronni Hayon, MD; Trisha McCormick, DO; David Rabago, MD; Adam Rindfleisch, MD
Provider Champion Awards honor exemplary communication skills as recognized by ambulatory patients through survey feedback from 2018. Winners scored in the top 10 percent within their department for the survey item, “Provider’s effort to include you in decisions about your treatment.”
Team Award Winners
Two DFMCH teams received the Team Award: The UW Health Cross Plains Family Medicine Clinic, led by medical director Pamela Olson, MD, and clinic manager LuAnn White, and the UW Health Cottage Grove Clinic led by Christa Pittner-Smith, MD, and Lea Veltum.
Above, the team from the UW Health Cottage Grove Clinic with their award.
Above, the UW Health Cross Plains Clinic staff shows off their team spirit.
This award recognizes clinic teams that embody UW Health’s Ambulatory Service Standards through exemplary proactive behavior and positive attitudes, which are reflected in patient perceptions. Winners scored in the top 10 percent of UW Health primary or specialty clinics for the survey item, “Staff worked together to care for you.”
Congratulations to all the winners!
See more information and a list of all the UW Health Patient Experience Award winners. (PDF)
Published: January 2020