Blake Medical Center April 23, 2015

Bradenton, FL – Recognizing and commending efforts to positively impact the patient experience, Blake Medical Center is celebrating the second annual Patient Experience Week April 27 – May 1, 2015.

“The Patient Experience Week allows us to take a moment and celebrate how much of a positive impact we are able to make in the lives of many individuals and families in our community.  Those we care for will remember our impact to their lives and we don’t take that lightly.  We as a team create the patient experience so as a team we strive to create positive memorable moments,” said Chase Bennion, Director of Patient Experience at Blake Medical Center.

Patient Experience Week provides a focused time for organizations to celebrate achievements, reenergize efforts and honor the people who impact patient experience every day. From nurses and physicians, to support staff and executive professionals, to patients, families and the communities served, the event hopes to bring together healthcare organizations across the globe to observe Patient Experience Week.

“By sharing the joy of Patient Experience Week, we believe that we are showing our employees that we appreciate not only their hard work, but we encourage them to continue their efforts on behalf of patients,” said Daniel Friedrich, CEO of Blake Medical Center. “This is another way that we are demonstrating our commitment to our mission of providing exceptional care to every patient, every time.” he added.

Patient Experience Week was brought to our healthcare community by The Beryl Institute, the global community of practice and premier thought leader on improving patient experience in healthcare. Patient Experience Week is an annual event to celebrate healthcare staff impacting patient experience every day.

Blake Medical Center will be engaged in a variety of activities including a presentation by Marcus Engel titled “The Other End of the Stethoscope- an unforgettable tribute to healthcare professionals.” Staff will have the opportunity to attend this presentation at the Tampa Convention Center.