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Awards & Recognition

  • Named one of America’s 100 Top Hospitals, for the third year in a row, by Truven Health Analytics, the Nation’s leading independent organization that evaluates nearly 3,000 U.S. hospitals. The only hospital in the Virginia/Washington DC/Baltimore region to be included this year – 2015

  • Named one of the Nation’s 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals, for the second year in a row, by Truven Health Analytics. The only hospital in the Washington, DC Metropolitan region and the state of Virginia – 2014-2015

  • Received Magnet® Recognition granted by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). The ANCC’s Magnet Recognition Program® is the highest level of acknowledgement of a healthcare organization’s quality patient care, nursing excellence and innovations in professional nursing practice – 03.10.2014

  • Granted the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC) designation administered by the American College of Surgeons (ACS)  – 2015-2018

  • Achieved a Comprehensive Center accreditation granted by the American College of Surgeons (ACS) Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP), in partnership with the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) – 2015-2018

  • American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer and Accreditation by the American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer (COC) and Recipient of the COC Outstanding Achievement Award – 2014-2017

  • Awarded a three-year accreditation in Radiation Oncology by the American College of Radiology (ACR) and the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) – 2012-2015

  • The Joint Commission has granted the Hospital Advanced Certification in Palliative Care Program – 2015-2017

  • The Joint Commission has granted the Hospital Advanced Certification in Inpatient Diabetes – 2014-2016

  • The Pathology Department at Virginia Hospital Center earned the American Association of Blood Banks (AABB) accreditation for Transfusion Services – 2014-2016

  • Recognized as one of America’s Top 100 “Best Value” Hospitals – Hospital Value Index™

  • The Inpatient Rehabilitation Center at Virginia Hospital Center has been accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) International for both the Inpatient Rehab Hospital Program and the Rehab Stroke Specialty Program – 2013-2016

  • A designated Aetna Institute of Quality® Cardiac Care – Cardiovascular Surgery, Cardiac Medical Intervention and Cardiac Rhythm Disease Diagnosis & Treatment – 2013-2015

  • Cardiac Specialty Designation: CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield’s Blue Distinction Center for Cardiac Care® and UnitedHealthcare Premium® Cardiac Specialty Center. The Premium designation reflects cardiac programs that offer “quality, cost-effective cardiac procedures and cardiac care services.”

  • American College of Radiology Center of Excellence for: Breast Imaging (Mammography, Stereotactic Breast Biopsy, Breast Ultrasound & Ultrasound-Guided Breast Biopsy); CT & Ultrasound

  • Undersea & Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS) Clinical Hyperbaric Facility Accreditation

  • NICU achieved Level III B status

  • Arlington Pediatric Center received certification as a Level III Patient-Centered Medical Home by the National Committee on Quality Assurance (NCQA)

  • Recognized as an Emergency Center of Excellence, a national designation that has only been awarded to eight hospitals in the Nation

  • Senior Health Department received the Philips Lifeline Certificate of Achievement award, as well as, the “Elderly Services Award” from the Board of Directors at Culpeper Gardens

  • Named by the Washington Business Journal/United Healthcare as one of Greater Washington's Healthiest Employers.

  • Respiratory Care awarded “Quality Respiratory Care Recognition Status” for meeting strict safety and quality standards.
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