St. Mary’s has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval™ for the following programs, demonstrating St. Mary’s meets or exceeds the highest standards in the nation for quality care.
Certified Knee Replacement Center
Advanced Inpatient Diabetes Care
Healthgrades ranks St. Mary’s as the #1 hospital in Georgia and one of America’s 100 best hospitals for stroke care in 2013. St. Mary’s is proud to have achieved this recognition two years in a row.
Healthgrades, America’s most trusted source of healthcare provider information, ranks St. Mary’s as the #1 hospital in Georgia and one of America’s 100 best hospitals for total joint replacement in 2013.
Healthgrades ranks St. Mary’s among the top 5 percent of hospitals in America for clinical excellence in 2013. Also, St. Mary’s is ranked as one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for general surgery and gastrointestinal care, and a Healthgrades 5-Star Recipient in 11 specialty areas for stroke, neurosciences, joint replacement, total knee replacement, total hip replacement, treatment of heart failure, gastrointestinal procedures and surgeries, pulmonary disease, pneumonia, respiratory failure, and gallbladder surgery.
For the third year in a row, St. Mary’s has achieved the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Get With the Guidelines Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award for stroke care, the highest level possible. This year with Target: Stroke honors, too!
St. Mary’s is proud to have earned the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline Bronze quality achievement award for heart attack care. We earned this recognition by demonstrating compliance with rigorous AHA standards of care, including fast access to emergency balloon angioplasty and stent implantation.
St. Mary’s is proud to receive the Women’s Choice Award from WomenCertified for Patient Experience, Obstetrics and Orthopedics. The awards are based on robust criteria that consider female patient satisfaction and what women say they want from a hospital.
Athens, GA – The International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners® (IBLCE®) and International Lactation Consultant Association (ILCA) have recognized St. Mary’s Health Care System for excellence in lactation care.
For the second time in four years, St. Mary’s has been named Large Hospital of the Year by the Georgia Alliance of Community Hospitals. “St. Mary’s demonstrated immense support of direct patient care through improving access for indigent populations,” GACH said…
Athens, GA – St. Mary’s Health Care System was named a Circle of Life Award® Honoree for palliative and hospice care by the American Hospital Association. Only seven organizations in the United States were recognized, three as award winners and four as recipients of citations of honor.