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UNC Health Care has been recognized as a leader in quality by the following national organizations:

                          

 
ACTION Registry® - GWTGTM Gold performance Award
This NCDR®  Performance Acheivement Award recognizes participating hospitals that have maintained a rate of performance of 85% or better.
 
 
 
     
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American Hospital Association-McKesson Quest for Quality Prize
UNC Hospitals was recognized as a finalist for the coveted American Hospital Association-McKesson Quest for Quality Prize, which recognizes our culture for quality care and our approach to continuous quality improvement.
     
     
ANCC Magnet Designation
 
American Nurses Credentialing Center Magnet Recognition
UNC Hospitals has achieved Magnet designation for excellence in nursing services. UNC Hospitals is one of 378 facilities in the world, and among only 6 percent of all U.S. hospitals, that have earned Magnet designation.
 
 
 
     
CV Award
 
Community Value Leadership Award
UNC Hospitals has been recognized as one of the top 100 hospitals for community value in America by Cleverley + Associates as part of its "Community Value Leadership Awards." UNC Hospitals is one of five North Carolina hospitals to make this list.
Cleverley ranks the top 100 hospitals each year based on its Community Value Index (CVI), which considers financial viability and plant reinvestment; hospital cost structure; hospital charge structure; and hospital quality performance.
 
 
 
     
UNC Health Care and Rex Healthcare Given Top Grades for Patient Safety in National Report
 
Hospital Safety Grade
UNC Health Care and Rex Healthcare both received "A" grades from a national report that rates hospitals across the country according to how safe their hospital is for the patients. Both UNC and Rex have made an institutional commitment to providing safe and high quality care to their patients.
 
 
 
     
 
Leapfrog Group Top Hospital 2011
UNC Hospitals has been named one of 65 'Top Hospitals' for patient safety and quality. UNC Hospitals is the only hospital in North Carolina that made the Leapfrog Group 2011 Top Hospitals list. 
 
 
 
     
 
The Best Doctors in America 2014
260 UNC physicians were listed in The Best Doctors in America 2014.
 
 
 
     
TJC Gold Seal 
 
The Joint Commission Accreditation
UNC Hospitals earned accreditation through 2014. UNC Stroke Center earned accreditation through 2010. Learn more about the Stroke Center here.
 
 
 
     
  US News Best Hospitals
 
U.S. News & World Report: Best Hospitals 2012-13 - Three adult medical specialties offered at UNC Hospitals rank among the top 50 programs of their kind nationwide in U.S. News & World Report's 2012-13 publication of America's Best Hospitals.
     
     
US News Best Regional Hospitals   U.S. News & World Report: Best Regional Hospitals 2012 - 13- UNC Hospitals is ranked the #2 hospital in the Raleigh-Durham metro area by U.S. News & World Report in the 2012-2013 publication.
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