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HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital receives national recognition for employee experience

February 01, 2024 

Recipient of 2023 Press Ganey Human Experience Guardian of Excellence Award

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. – HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital in Sheboygan has been named a 2023 Human Experience (HX) Guardian of Excellence Award® winner by Press Ganey, the global leader in health care experience solutions and services. 

This award is part of Press Ganey’s annual ranking of the top hospitals and health systems in the country, according to performance in employee experience. As a winner of the Press Ganey Human Experience Guardian of Excellence Award®, HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital is in the top 5% of health care providers in delivering exceptional employee experience within ambulatory care services in the last year. 

“We are deeply privileged to receive recognition for the outstanding employee experience we provide, as our colleagues are our most valuable resource,” said Justin Selle, President and CEO, HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital. “It is truly satisfying to know our colleagues feel a strong sense of support from our organization, and we take immense pride in the exceptional care they deliver to the Sheboygan community.”

Press Ganey works with more than 41,000 health care facilities in its mission to enhance caregiver resilience to improve the overall safety, quality and experience of care.

"In prioritizing the well-being of both their patients and dedicated staff on a daily basis, HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital exemplifies dedication to their workforce and the communities they impact," said Patrick T. Ryan, CEO and chairman at Press Ganey. "We applaud HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital’s compassion, empathetic approach, and the genuine human connections they forge within the clinical health care landscape. It's a privilege for us to collaborate with them as we applaud their remarkable accomplishments." 

HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital’s sister hospital in Oconto Falls, HSHS St. Clare Memorial Hospital, is the recipient of a 2023 Human Experience Guardian of Excellence Award for delivering exceptional physician experience. 



About HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital
HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital has been delivering high quality health care to Sheboygan and its surrounding communities since 1890. HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital provides a comprehensive range of services that include cancer care, women’s services, 24-hour emergency care, digestive health, orthopedics, cardiac, home health and hospice care. The hospital’s primary purpose is to continue Christ’s healing love through the delivery of high quality and compassionate health care in an environment sensitive to the needs of all people. HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission of Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations.  An affiliate of Hospital Sisters Health System, we draw on the history of St. Francis of Assisi as we move to continue serving the health care needs of our area in Christ’s healing ministry, caring for all people. To learn more, visit www.stnicholashospital.org.

About Hospital Sisters Health System 
Hospital Sisters Health System’s (HSHS) mission is to reveal and embody Christ’s healing love for all people through our high quality, Franciscan health care ministry. HSHS provides state-of-the-art health care to our patients and is dedicated to serving all people, especially the most vulnerable, at each of our Local Systems and physician practices in Illinois and Wisconsin. HSHS is sponsored by Hospital Sisters Ministries. For more information about HSHS, visit www.hshs.org.  For more information about Hospital Sisters of St. Francis, visit www.hospitalsisters.org.
HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital receives national recognition for employee experience
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