Awards & Recognitions

Angel Medical Center

  • Angel Medical Center achieved the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's 2022 Get with the Guidelines® - Stroke GOLD PLUS with Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus and Target: Type 2 Diabetes Honor Roll
  • Angel Medical Center received a five-star rating for Overall Hospital Quality for 2022 from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
  • Angel Medical Center recognized with a Pulmonary Care Excellence Award in 2022 from Healthgrades
  • Angel Medical Center achieved and has maintained Pathway to Excellence designation since 2019 by the American Nurses Credentialing Center

Blue Ridge Regional Hospital

  • Blue Ridge Regional Hospital recognized with an Outstanding Patient Experience Award in 2018, 2020, and 2022 from Healthgrades
  • Blue Ridge Regional Hospital recognized with a Pulmonary Care Excellence Award from 2020-2022 from Healthgrades
  • Blue Ridge Regional Hospital achieved the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's 2022 Get with the Guidelines® - Stroke GOLD PLUS
  • Blue Ridge Regional Hospital named a 100 Top Critical Access Hospital in 2019 by Becker’s Hospital Review
  • Blue Ridge Regional Hospital achieved Pathway to Excellence designation in 2019 by the American Nurses Credentialing Center
  • Blue Ridge Regional Hospital recognized as a Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence (DICOE) in 2018 by the American College of Radiology

CarePartners

  • CarePartners has been recognized as a 2021-2024 Center of Excellence in Oncology Rehabilitation through the Physiological Oncology Rehabilitation Institute (PORi). This recognition exemplifies best practice in providing specialized oncology rehabilitation services for patients who have been diagnosed with any type of cancer in any phase of cancer treatment or survivorship
  • CarePartners Rehabilitation Hospital named one of Newsweek's 2021-2022 America’s Best Physical Rehabilitation Centers

Highlands-Cashiers Hospital

  • Highlands-Cashiers Hospital’s Eckerd Living Center earned a 5-star rating in 2022 from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
  • Highlands-Cashiers Hospital recognized with the 2021 Practice Greenhealth Making Medicine Mercury Free Award
  • Highlands-Cashiers Hospital certified by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR) for Cardiac Rehabilitation

Mission Hospital McDowell (formerly McDowell Hospital)

  • Mission Hospital McDowell earned an A grade for Patient Safety in Spring 2022 and Fall 2019 from the Leapfrog Group
  • Mission Hospital McDowell achieved the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's 2022 Get with the Guidelines® - Stroke GOLD PLUS with Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite and Target: Type 2 Diabetes Honor Roll
  • Mission Hospital McDowell named to Newsweek’s 2020-2022 list of Best Maternity Care Hospitals
  • Mission Hospital McDowell earned designation as a Baby-Friendly® Hospital in 2020 by Baby-Friendly USA
  • Mission Hospital McDowell is a 2019 Leapfrog Group Best Performer for pediatric head and pediatric body CT imaging
  • Mission Hospital McDowell is a 2018 Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence and ACR Certified for Breast Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Breast Ultrasound, Computed Tomography, Mammography, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Nuclear Medicine, Stereotactic Breast Biopsy and Ultrasound

Mission Hospital

  • Mission Health was named one of Forbes’ America's Best Employers by State in 2022.
  • Mission Hospital earned an A grade for Patient Safety in Fall 2022, Spring 2022, Fall 2021, and Fall 2020 from the Leapfrog Group
  • Mission Hospital recognized as one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals from 2020-2023 by Healthgrades, representing the top 1% in the nation for providing the highest clinical quality year over year
  • Mission Hospital recognized with a Patient Safety Excellence Award in 2022 from Healthgrades
  • Mission Hospital achieved the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's 2022 Get With The Guidelines® - Stroke GOLD PLUS with Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus, Advanced Therapy and Target: Type 2 Diabetes Honor Roll
  • Mission Hospital recognized as one of Healthgrades’ America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care (2020-2023), Gastrointestinal Care (2021-2023), Gastrointestinal Surgery (2021-2023), Critical Care (2020-2021, 2023), Joint Replacement (2023), Pulmonary Care (2020-2022), Spine Surgery (2022), and Stroke Care (2020-2021)
  • Mission Hospital recognized with Healthgrades’ Excellence Awards for Cardiac Surgery (2023), Surgical Care (2022-2023), Stroke Care (2023), Pulmonary Care (2023), Cranial Neurosurgery (2020-2022), Joint Replacement (2020-2022), and Neurosciences (2020-2021)
  • Mission Hospital earns prestigious Magnet® Designation in 2020 from the American Nurses Credentialing Center
  • Mission Hospital ranked as one of Watson Health’s 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals for 2020
  • Mission Women’s received the Five-Star Breastfeeding-Friendly designation in 2018 from the NC Maternity Center
  • Mission Hospital named a “Best Hospital” in 2018 by U.S. News & World Report
  • Mission Hospital Radiation Therapy Department and Mountain Radiation Oncology achieved accreditation in 2019 through the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Accreditation Program for Excellence
  • Accredited breast program through NAPBC (National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers)
  • Mission Children's Orthopedics earned a 5-Star Service Excellence award in 2017 from Professional Research Consultants (PRC)
  • Mission Heart has been named one of America’s Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospitals by IBM Watson Health/Truven in 2018, the sixth time in a row, and the 13th time total
  • Mission Heart received three-star ratings from The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) in 2017 for coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) surgery and lobectomy for lung cancer
  • Mission Health has the only heart program in the Carolinas and neighboring states to receive the highest rating in all four care categories from The Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  • Mission Heart Care earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval--Cardiac Surgery Program for meeting national standards for healthcare, as well as quality and safety in the care of patients undergoing coronary artery bypass surgery. Mission was the first program in the state of North Carolina to receive this designation.
  • Mission Hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Heart-Check mark for Advanced Certification for Comprehensive Stroke Centers in 2017
  • The Fracture Prevention Program at Mission Hospital has received the 2021 Star Performer recognition from The American Orthopaedic Association’s (AOA) Own the Bone® program
  • Mission has been designated as a Comprehensive Bariatric Center by MBSAQIP, a joint accreditation program by the ACS and ASMBS
  • Mission Weight Management is a Cigna 3-Star Quality Bariatric Center
  • OptumHealth Bariatric Surgery Network Certification
  • Mission Women’s received the Five-Star Breastfeeding-Friendly designation in 2018 from the NC Maternity Center
  • Mission Fullerton Genetics Center earned PRC 5-Star Excellence Award for Overall Quality of Care

Transylvania Regional Hospital

  • Transylvania Regional Hospital and its Transitional Care Unit (TCU) have both earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Accreditation in 2022
  • Transylvania Regional Hospital achieved the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's 2022 Get with the Guidelines® - Stroke GOLD PLUS with Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite
  • Transylvania Regional Hospital recognized with a Pulmonary Care Excellence Award in 2021 and 2022 from Healthgrades
  • Transylvania Regional Hospital named a Top 20 Top Critical Access Hospital in 2019 (six time recipient) by the National Rural Health Association’s (NRHA) Rural Health Policy Institute, iVantage Health Analytics and the Chartis Center for Rural Health
  • Transylvania Regional Hospital named a 100 Top Critical Access Hospital in 2019 (six time recipient) by Becker's Hospital Review
  • Transylvania Regional Hospital recognized as a Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence 2018-2021