Awards & Recognitions
Nashville General Hospital Nationally Recognized with an ‘A’ Hospital Safety Grade
Nashville General Hospital earned an “A” grade from The Leapfrog Group, a national patient safety watchdog, during the Fall 2019 release of the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades. This grade designates Nashville General Hospital as one of the safest hospitals in the country. This safety grade is a direct reflection of the dedication of our physicians and staff, and a result of strict adherence to comprehensive quality and safety programs.
Nashville General Hospital Awarded Silver Level Recognition 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. The Cancer Program at Nashville General Hospital has been accredited by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons since 1941.
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 January 2016.
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.