Awards & Recognitions
NGH ranked #1 in Tennessee for Health Equity and Inclusion by Lown Hospital Institute.
Nashville, Tenn. (TN Tribune)- Nashville General, a national leading public safety net hospital, announced today they have been ranked #1 in the State of Tennessee for Health Equity and Inclusion. This award was given by the Lown Hospital Institute honoring general hospital public safety for income, racial and Health education inclusivity.
Nashville General Hospital earned The Tennessee Center for Performance Excellence (TNCPE) 2021 Achievement Award
The TNCPE follows the Baldrige Performance Excellence framework and recognizes organizations that demonstrate a commitment to and practice of seven critical management and performance improvement principles: Leadership, Strategy, Customers, Measurement/Analysis, Workforce, Operations and Results. NGH is the only hospital in the Middle Tennessee region to be recognized this year.
NGH is proud to announce that we have received our American College of Radiology (ACR) Accreditation for CT/US, MRI, Nuclear Medicine, Breast Ultrasound, and Mammogram.
ACR Accreditation assures patients and providers that imaging modalities provide the highest level of image quality and safety. ACR Accreditation also documents that NGH meets equipment, clinical personnel, and quality assurance requirements. Since 1987, the ACR has accredited more than 38,000 facilities in 10 imaging modalities. We are proud NGH is now on that list.
Nashville General Hospital Earned 3 Year Full Accreditation by the Commission on Cancer
The Commission on Cancer (CoC), a program of the American College of Surgeons (ACoS), recognizes cancer care programs for their commitment to providing comprehensive, high-quality, and multidisciplinary patient centered care. Nashville General Hospital is pleased to announce that it has again earned reaccreditation from The American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer (CoC). Accredited for 80 consecutive years, Nashville General Hospital is the second-oldest accredited cancer program in Nashville.
Nashville General Hospital’s Radiologic Technology Program Receives Highest Accreditation Award
Nashville General Hospital’s radiologic technology program recently received a maximum eight-year accreditation award from the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT). This radiologic technology programmatic accrediting agency is the only one recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. The program, which has been accredited since 1969, received a perfect score during the Review Committee’s February 2016 site visit.
Nashville General Hospital Earns the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval®
Nashville General Hospital has been recognized with The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Laboratory Services Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. This seal is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing safe and effective patient care, and was awarded as a result of a rigorous, unannounced on-site survey by a Joint Commission expert surveyor in March 2021.
NGH’s Nashville Healthcare Center Internal Medicine Clinic Earns the Highest Recognition for Patient-Centered Care
The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) has recognized the Nashville Healthcare Center (NHC) Internal Medicine Clinic as a Level 3 Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH). The NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home is a model of primary care that combines teamwork and information technology to improve care, improve patients’ experience of care, and reduce costs. To earn this highest level of recognition, the NHC Internal Medicine clinic met the program’s highest standards in embodying the characteristics of a medical home.
NGH’s Nashville Healthcare Center Internal Medicine Clinic Earns the Highest Recognition for Diabetes Care
The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), a private, non-profit organization dedicated to improving health care quality, has recognized the Nashville Healthcare Center (NHC) Internal Medicine Clinic for Diabetes. The NCQA recognizes providers that use evidence-based measures to provide quality care to their patients with diabetes. To earn this recognition, the NHC Internal Medicine clinic met the program’s highest standards in six clinical performance measures outlined in the Diabetes Recognition Program.