Akron -  Cleveland Clinic Akron General was recently recognized as a Four-Star Top Performer for Physician Engagement in Laboratory Services and Nursing Care by national healthcare research leader Professional Research Consultants, Inc. (PRC).

The departments scored in the top 25 percent nationally based on physician engagement surveys. Akron General was honored with the award during the 2016 Excellence in Healthcare Conference in Miami, Florida, May 18-21.

This competitive national award recognizes organizations who achieve excellence throughout the year by improving patient experiences, healthcare employee engagement and/or physician alignment and engagement based on surveys of their physicians.

To learn more about the 2016 Excellence in Healthcare Awards, including eligibility and criteria, visit www.ExcellencInHealthcareEvents.com.