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Quality & Awards

UNC Health Care

  • Ranked number 50 on Forbes' list of America’s Best Employers.
  • Received the 2014 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award, the Department of Defense’s highest recognition, given to employers for exceptional support of Guard and Reserve Employees.

UNC Hospitals

  • Eight clinical specialties at UNC Hospitals were nationally ranked, with four
 specialties ranked best in the state, including the #1 adult cancer 
program in North Carolina by U.S. News & World Report in its 2016 “America’s Best Hospitals” ranking.
  • Received the 2014 Mission: Lifeline® Gold Receiving Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association for the treatment of patients who suffer severe heart attacks.
  • Recognized by Becker’s Hospital Review as one of its 2014 "100 Great Hospitals in America."

UNC School of Medicine

  • Ranked 2nd in Primary Care and 22nd in Research by US News & World Report Best Medical School rankings.
  • Ranked by the Association of American Medical Colleges in the 86th percentile of colleges whose graduates go on to practice in traditionally underserved areas, in the 71st percentile for practicing medicine in rural communities, in the 63rd percentile for in-state practitioners and in 44th percentile for primary care practitioners.

N.C. Children's Hospital

  • Recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals” in the publication’s 2014-15 rankings. This marked the 7th consecutive year that N.C. Children's has been ranked among the nation’s preeminent pediatric facilities by the publication.
  • Recognized as an American College of Surgeons-verified Level I pediatric trauma center, joining the ranks of only 40 other ACS-verified pediatric trauma centers across the country.
  • Home to one of the only pediatric airway centers in the country.

N.C. Women's Hospital

  • Received the North Carolina Maternity Center Breastfeeding-Friendly Designation from the North Carolina Division of Public Health.
  • Received prestigious international recognition as a Baby-Friendly® birth facility.

UNC REX Healthcare

  • UNC REX is ranked #3 overall in the Triangle and #10 overall in North Carolina by U.S. News & World Report in its 2016 “America’s Best Hospitals” ranking.

  • Named 2015 Best Hospital in the State by Business North Carolina, the third consecutive year that UNC REX has received this distinction.

  • Received an “A” grade from the Leapfrog Group on its Hospital Safety Score.

Chatham Hospital

  • Received a five-star rating from Hospital Compare, a consumer-oriented website administered by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Chatham was one of only three North Carolina hospitals to receive a five-star rating.

Pardee Hospital

  • Received an “A” grade from the Leapfrog Group on its Hospital Safety Score.
  • Identified as a HEALTHSTRONG Hospital, a network of top performing hospitals rated as a part of iVantage’s Hospital Strength Index.
  • Recognized with the Commission on Cancer's Outstanding Achievement Award.

Caldwell Memorial Hospital

  • Received an “A” grade from the Leapfrog Group on its Hospital Safety Score.
  • Recognized as a 2013 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission.

High Point Regional Health

  • High Point Regional was ranked #16 overall in North Carolina
    by U.S. News & World Report in its 2016 “America’s Best Hospitals” ranking.
    Identified as a HEALTHSTRONG Hospital, a network of top performing hospitals rated as a part of iVantage’s Hospital Strength Index.
  • Received the American Heart Association's Get With The Guidelines®–Resuscitation Bronze Quality Achievement Award.

Johnston Health

  • Recognized as a 2013 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission.
  • Received the American Heart Association's Mission: Lifeline® Silver Referring Quality Achievement Award.
  • Awarded the prestigious American Diabetes Association Education Recognition Certificate for its diabetes self-management education program.

Nash Health

  • Designated as a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology.
  • Accredited by the Commission on Cancer.
  • Recognized by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as part of their Pathway to Excellence Program.
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