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Awards & Recognition

  • Named one of America’s 100 Top Hospitals, for the second year in a row, by Truven Health Analytics, the Nation’s leading independent organization that evaluates nearly 3,000 U.S. hospitals. One of only two hospitals in the Virginia/Washington DC/Baltimore region to be so named – 03.03.2014

  • 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

  • Fitch Ratings upgraded Virginia Hospital Center Virginia Hospital Center to a “AA-“ rating – 02.20.2014

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

  • Named one of the Nation’s 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals by Truven Health Analytics. The only hospital in the Washington, DC Metropolitan region – 11.05.2013

  • Named one of the Nation’s 100 Top Hospitals® by Truven Health Analytics. Also one of only 17 of the 100 Top Hospitals to receive the 2013 Everest Award – 02.25.2013

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

  • Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval™ for Primary Stroke Center – 2012-2014

  • Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval™ for Total Joint Replacement (Hip & Knee) – 2012-2014

  • Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval™ for Advanced Palliative Care Program – 2012-2014

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

  • Virginia Hospital Center Urgent Care recognized as "Winner Best of Arlington 2014" by the readers of Arlington Magazine – 2014

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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

  • The Emergency Department at Virginia Hospital Center has been selected as a Lantern Award recipient by the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) – 2013

  • Named one of the Top 100 Hospitals with Great Orthopedic Programs for 2013 by Becker’s Hospital Review

  • Received a Hospital Safety Score of A from The Leapfrog Group – 2013

  • Received the Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award and recognized specifically in two categories – Inpatient and Emergency Department – 2013

  • Named to the Top 100 Healthstrong Hospitals list by iVantage Health Analytics. iVantage Health Analytics rank all 4,400+ U.S. general acute care hospitals through their national ratings and analytics program which produces their Hospital Strength Index – 2013

  • Top 100 Hospitals for Patient Satisfaction by WomenCertified®. Selection based on a combination of HCAHPS results and a “higher level of analysis using weighting that reflects criteria most important to women for patient satisfaction” – 2013

  • "Best Place to Have a Baby" by the readers of Arlington Magazine – 2013

  • 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

  • The American College of Surgeons (ACS) and the American Society for Metabolic and the Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) granted Virginia Hospital Center "Full Approval" and official recognition as an "American College of Surgeons Bariatric Surgery Center Network (ACS BSCN) Level 1 Accredited Metabolic and Bariatric Center."

  • 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 theNational 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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