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
  • Angel Medical Center recognized as a Healthgrades Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Heart Failure in 2024

Blue Ridge Regional Hospital

  • Blue Ridge Regional Hospital received a five-star rating for Overall Hospital Quality for 2023 from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
  • 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

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

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

  • Mission Hospital McDowell received a five-star rating for Overall Hospital Quality for 2023 from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
  • Mission Hospital McDowell earned an A grade for Patient Safety in Spring 2023, Fall 2022 and Spring 2022 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 recognized as a Healthgrades Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Pneumonia from 2017-2024 and for Treatment of Respiratory Failure from 2023-2024

Mission Hospital

  • Mission Health was named one of Forbes’ America's Best Employers by State in 2022 and 2023.
  • Mission Hospital earned an A grade for Patient Safety in for five consecutive survey periods from Fall 2023 to Fall 2021 from the Leapfrog Group
  • Mission Hospital recognized as one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals from 2020-2024 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 (2020-2024), Coronary Intervention (2024), Surgical Care (2024), Gastrointestinal Care (2021-2024), Gastrointestinal Surgery (2021-2024), Critical Care (2020-2021, 2023), Joint Replacement (2023), Orthopedic Surgery (2024), Prostate Surgeries (2024), Pulmonary Care (2020-2022), Spine Surgery (2022), and Stroke Care (2020-2021)
  • Mission Hospital recognized with Healthgrades’ Excellence Awards for Cardiac Care (2014-2024), Cardiac Surgery (2023-2024), Coronary Intervention (2024), Surgical Care (2022-2024), Prostate Surgery (2024), Gastrointestinal Care (2021-2024), Gastrointestinal Surgery (2021-2024), Stroke Care (2023-2024), Pulmonary Care (2011-2024), Critical Care (2023-2024), Cranial Neurosurgery (2020-2022), Orthopedic Surgery (2024), 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 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 Health has the only heart program in the Carolinas and neighboring states to receive three-stars in CABG and CABG/AVR, the highest rating in all 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 Hospital has been designated as a Best Hospital for Bariatric Surgery by Leapfrog and Money Magazine
  • 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 received a five-star rating for Overall Hospital Quality for 2023 from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
  • 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
  • Transylvania Regional Hospital recognized as a Healthgrades Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Pneumonia in 2024 and for Treatment of Respiratory Failure from 2021-2024