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Buffalo General Medical Center Wins Consumer Choice Award by National Research Corporation

Updated: 1/9/2017

Buffalo General Medical Center (BGMC) was named a 2016/2017 Consumer Choice Award by National Research Corporation for a third year in row. The annual award identifies hospitals across the United States that healthcare consumers choose as having the highest quality and image.

“The BGMC team continues to receive national recognition for their expertise and dedication to patient care,” said Chris Lane, president of Buffalo General Medical Center. “This Consumer Choice Award recognizes our frontline staff–those at the bedside. Our team continues to set new standards of excellence.”

This year marks the 21st anniversary of the Consumer Choice Award celebrating the power of a strong brand image in healthcare. 

“For each of the past 21 years, winning hospitals have provided outstanding experiences that have transcended their four walls to drive consumer preference, trust, and loyalty in their markets. We are honored to congratulate this year’s winners on a job well done,” said Brian Wynne, Market Insights General Manager at National Research.

Winners are determined by consumer perceptions on multiple quality and image ratings collected in the company’s Market Insights survey, the largest online consumer healthcare survey in the country. National Research surveys more than 300,000 households in the contiguous 48 states and the District of Columbia. Hospitals named by consumers are analyzed and ranked based on Core Based Statistical Areas defined by the U.S. Census Bureau, with winning facilities being ranked the highest.

A complete list of winners can be found at