Baptist Golden Triangle receives Human Experience Guardian of Excellence Award


COLUMBUS, Miss. –Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle is a recipient of Press Ganey’s Human Experience Guardian of Excellence Award for Employee Experience and Physician Engagement.

This award recognizes hospitals and clinics that perform in the top 5% of health care organizations for patient experience, patient or physician engagement or clinical quality performance during a year’s time.

“This recognition a clear indication of our staff’s commitment to excellence and consistently providing a great experience and quality care for patients,” said Paul Cade, CEO and administrator of Baptist Golden Triangle. “We are proud of both our physician and employee engagement scores that have been in the top percentile rankings of hospitals in our system for the past two years. When your employees and physicians are satisfied, it shows in the high quality of care you give your patients.”

Press Ganey, the leading Human Experience (HX) healthcare performance improvement company, offers an integrated suite of solutions that address safety, clinical excellence, patient experience and workforce engagement. The company works with more than 41,000 healthcare facilities in its mission to reduce patient suffering and enhance caregiver resilience to improve the overall safety, quality and experience of care. Press Ganey is a PG Forsta company.

With 323 beds, Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle is one of the largest regional hospitals affiliated with Baptist Memorial Health Care. More than 100 physicians and surgeons, representing almost every medical specialty, practice at the hospital that offers a full range of comprehensive medical care to patients of all ages. In addition to the Baptist Cancer Center in Columbus and Starkville, the hospital offers a variety of other services to the community, including Baptist Behavioral Health Care, for those with behavioral and mental health problems; an extensive rehabilitation department; and free community education programs for the public. Baptist Golden Triangle is the only hospital in Mississippi and one of only 22 in the U.S. to have achieved Straight ‘A’s in Leapfrog’s Hospital Safety Score since 2012. For more information, please call 662-244-1000 or visit or follow us on Facebook at