‘This award is a testament to the corporation's leadership in delivering patient-centered care. By attaining and sustaining this known level of excellence, Adeptus Health demonstrates their dedication to reducing patient struggling and advancing the overall quality of healthcare.’.. Adeptus Health recognized with Press Ganey’s highest award for individual experience Adeptus Health company's leading network of freestanding emergency rooms, First Choice ER, is proud to announce it has been named a 2015 Guardian of Excellence Award winner by Press Ganey Associates, Inc. The Guardian of Excellence Award recognizes top-performing health care organizations that have consistently accomplished the 95th %ile or above of overall performance in Patient Knowledge, and Adeptus Health has maintained this rating for the last 3 years.Surgical intervention for a non-lung cancer diagnosis was uncommon – – five out of just one 1,654 patients or 0.3 %, study co-leader Bryan Walker said in a news release from The Society of Thoracic Surgeons. That incidence is related to the 0.62 % rate within the National Lung Screening Trial that helped secure screening coverage in the U.S., he described. The Lahey team said that – – if deemed suspicious – – the results of the CT screen were assessed by a multidisciplinary band of experts, which included surgeons, who gave recommendations as to next steps. Overall, 25 of the individuals screened underwent a medical procedures because of the results of the CT scan. Of those, 20 had been diagnosed as having lung cancer and 18 of them had an early stage of the cancer, where there’s a high chance of a remedy still, the researchers said.