News Release Date : 06/10/2010
Congratulations Dr. Forsyth!
The patients of Dr. Douglas Forsyth of Chesaning think heís the best and on Thursday, June 24 The Saginaw News will publish their sentiments for everyone to read in its Best of the Best Readerís Choice Awards section.
For Dr. Forsyth to receive this honor, his patients went to mlive.com and voted. This was the first year for online voting in this competition. Anyone with an email address and access to the Internet was able to vote. In the past, those who wished to vote had to fill out an entry form found in The Saginaw News and place it in the mail.
The voting took place during a 10-day time period. The top three vote getters in 100 different categories are announced in the paper. Dr. Forsyth, a St. Maryís of Michigan physician since 1996, received the First Choice Award in the Physician category.
"Dr. Forsythís commitment to his patients, his community and St. Maryís makes all of us proud to be associated with him," says Steve Walters, Primary Care Network Executive Director. "He is truly deserving of this recognition."
This isnít the first time Dr. Forsyth has been recognized for his commitment to his patients; in 2009 he was honored with the Patientsí Choice recognition award. Of the nationís 720,000 active physicians, less than 5% are recognized with a Patientsí Choice designation.
Congratulations Dr. Forsyth and thank you for giving such great care!