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Awards & Recognitions

We have received national recognition in areas including quality patient care, exemplary services, safety and educating tomorrow's health care providers. The list below displays many recent awards and recognitions.

2020

Magnet® hospital

Sponsor: American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
Awardee: VCU Medical Center

VCU Medical Center has been re-designated as a Magnet® hospital for the fourth consecutive time.The Magnet Recognition Program is the highest national credential for nursing programs and is considered a gold standard. Only 8% of all registered hospitals in the United States have achieved ANCC Magnet recognition status, and VCU Medical Center has achieved this status since 2006.

 

2020

No. 1 "Best Hospital" in the Richmond metro area

Sponsor: Richmond Times-Dispatch
Awardee: VCU Health

As winner of “Best Hospital,” VCU Health was recognized for providing innovative care for even the most complex patients. Teams were also recognized in the following categories: Weight Loss, Family Medicine, Orthopedics and Physical Therapy.

 

2020

America's Best-in-State Employers – No. 15 in Virginia

Sponsor: Forbes
Awardee: VCU Health

The “America’s Best-In-State Employers 2020” title acknowledges high-quality employers. VCU Health ranked No. 15 in the state.

 

2020

Beacon Award for Excellence (Silver Level)

Sponsor: American Association of Critical Care Nurses
Awardee: VCU Medical Center's Coronary Intensive Care Unit

The Beacon Award for Excellence hospital units show exemplary practice in providing the best care for patients and families every day. This is our CICU's second year receiving this honor.

 

2020

Beacon Award for Excellence (Silver Level)

Sponsor: American Association of Critical Care Nurses
Awardee: VCU Medical Center's North 5 Comprehensive Medicine Unit

The Beacon Award for Excellence hospital units show exemplary practice in providing the best care for patients and families every day. As of November 2020, VCU Medical Center has 13 active Beacon units, the second-most Beacon units of any hospital in the country.

 

2010-2020

No. 1 "Best Hospital" in the Richmond metro area

Sponsor: U.S. News & World Report
Awardee: VCU Medical Center

VCU Medical Center has been ranked by U.S. News & World Report as the No. 1 hospital in the Richmond metro area for 10 years in a row. For the 2020-2021 ranking, VCU Medical Center also ranks as the No. 2 hospital in Virginia, and among the top 50 in the country for cardiology, heart surgery and urology.

 

2019-2020

One of the 100 Great Hospitals in America

Sponsor: Becker's Healthcare
Awardee: VCU Medical Center

Considered one of the 100 greatest hospitals in the country, VCU Medical Center was recognized for national excellence in clinical care, patient outcomes and staff and physician satisfaction.

 

2017-Present

Level I Adult and Pediatric Burn Center (reverification)

Sponsor: American Burn Association
Awardee: VCU Health Evans-Haynes Burn Center

Evans-Haynes is the only state-designated burn center in Virginia. Reverification came with accolades for strong community education programs, robust nursing burn competency program, and strong administrative and multidisciplinary support. 

2020

Top 50 Major Teaching Hospitals in America 2020

Sponsor: Lown Institute Hospitals Index
Awardee: VCU Medical Center

This new ranking considers civic leadership and value of care in addition to patient outcomes.

2020

Gold Level Award for Excellence in Life Support – Adult and Pediatric

Sponsor: Extracorporeal Life Support Organization
Awardee: VCU Health

The Gold Level Award for Excellence in Life Support recognizes centers across the world that demonstrate an exceptional commitment to one of the most delicate life-saving therapies.

2020

Get With The Guidelines®- Stroke GOLD PLUS Quality Achievement Award

Sponsor: American Heart Association + American Stroke Association
Awardee: VCU Medical Center

The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence.

2020

Get With The Guidelines®-Target: Stroke Elite Plus Award

Sponsor: American Heart Association + American Stroke Association
Awardee: VCU Medical Center

To qualify for this recognition, hospitals must meet quality measures developed to reduce the time between the patient’s arrival at the hospital and treatment with the clot-buster tissue plasminogen activator, or tPA, the only drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat ischemic stroke.

2020

Get With The Guidelines®-Target: Type 2 Diabetes Honor Roll Award

Sponsor: American Heart Association + American Stroke Association
Awardee: VCU Medical Center

To qualify for this recognition, hospitals must meet quality measures developed with more than 90 % of compliance for 12 consecutive months for the “Overall Diabetes Cardiovascular Initiative Composite Score.”

2020

“Best of Virginia” Central Virginia Best Services Winner – Hospital

Sponsor: Virginia Living Magazine
Awardee: VCU Medical Center

Virginia Living Magazine readers selected VCU Health as the third best hospital in the Central region.

2020

“Best of Virginia” Central Virginia Best Services Winner – Orthopedic Practice

Sponsor: Virginia Living Magazine
Awardee: VCU Health Sports Medicine

Virginia Living Magazine readers selected VCU Health Sports Medicine as the third best orthopedic practice in the Central region.

2020

Beacon Award for Excellence (Silver Level)

Sponsor: American Association of Critical Care Nurses
Awardee: VCU Medical Center's Supplemental Staffing Unit

The Beacon Award for Excellence hospital units show exemplary practice in providing the best care for patients and families every day.

2020

Six-year joint accreditation for VCU Health Continuing Medical Education

Sponsor:Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE); American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
Awardee: VCU Health Continuing Medical Education

Health care professionals can take advantage of VCU Health's continuing medical education activities to maintain their licensure and/or certification.

2019

Maternal Mental Health Innovation Award

Sponsor: 2020 Mom + Marce Society of North America
Awardee: VCU Health Peripartum Clinic

This clinic was nationally recognized for impactful clinical programs, and was one of six practices in the country to receive this recognition.

2019

International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) Care Award

Sponsor: International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners + International Lactation Consultant Association
Awardee: VCU Health

Awarded for dedication to providing quality lactation care and assistance.

2019

Beacon Award for Excellence (Silver Level)

Sponsor: American Association of Critical Care Nurses
Awardee: VCU Medical Center's Adult Psychiatry Unit

Our unit was the first psychiatry unit in the country to receive a Beacon Award, which shows exemplary practice in providing the best care for patients and families every day.

2019

Beacon Award for Excellence (Silver Level)

Sponsor: American Association of Critical Care Nurses
Awardee: VCU Medical Center's Cellular Immunotherapy and Transplant Unit

The Beacon Award for Excellence hospital units show exemplary practice in providing the best care for patients and families every day.

2019

Beacon Award for Excellence (Silver Level)

Sponsor: American Association of Critical Care Nurses
Awardee: VCU Medical Center’s Acute Care Surgery

The Beacon Award for Excellence hospital units show exemplary practice in providing the best care for patients and families every day.

2019

Best in Pathology, Laboratory Quality, Proficiency Testing, Technology and Patient Safety

Sponsor: College of American Pathologists
Awardee: VCU Medical Center's Department of Pathology

The pathology department has continuously met the highest standards of laboratory quality and proficiency testing since the CAP began its Laboratory Accreditation Program in 1964, ensuring that patients are receiving the best medical care and most accurate diagnosis and treatment possible.

2018

HIMSS Davies Award of Excellence

Sponsor: Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, Inc.
Awardee: VCU Health System

This award recognizes outstanding achievement of organizations that have utilized health information technology to substantially improve patient outcomes and value.

2018

Beacon Award for Excellence (Silver Level)

Sponsor: American Association of Critical Care Nurses
Awardee: VCU Medical Center’s Surgical Trauma ICU

The Beacon Award for Excellence hospital units show exemplary practice in providing the best care for patients and families every day.

2018

Beacon Award for Excellence (Silver Level)

Sponsor: American Association of Critical Care Nurses
Awardee: VCU Medical Center’s Surgery Trauma Unit (M9C)

The Beacon Award for Excellence hospital units show exemplary practice in providing the best care for patients and families every day.

2018

Beacon Award for Excellence (Gold Level)

Sponsor: American Association of Critical Care Nurses
Awardee: VCU Medical Center's Acute Care Medicine Unit

The Beacon Award for Excellence hospital units show exemplary practice in providing the best care for patients and families every day.

2018

Beacon Award for Excellence (Gold Level)

Sponsor: American Association of Critical Care Nurses
Awardee: VCU Medical Center’s Security Care Unit

The Beacon Award for Excellence hospital units show exemplary practice in providing the best care for patients and families every day.

2018

Beacon Award for Excellence (Bronze Level)

Sponsor: American Association of Critical Care Nurses
Awardee: VCU Health Gumenick Suites

The Beacon Award for Excellence hospital units show exemplary practice in providing the best care for patients and families every day.

2018

Beacon Award for Excellence (Silver Level)

Sponsor: American Association of Critical Care Nurses
Awardee: VCU Health Evans-Haynes Burn Center

The Beacon Award for Excellence hospital units show exemplary practice in providing the best care for patients and families every day.

2017

Beacon Award for Excellence (Gold Level)

Sponsor: American Association of Critical Care Nurses
Awardee:VCU Medical Center Orthopaedic Surgery units

The Beacon Award for Excellence hospital units show exemplary practice in providing the best care for patients and families every day.

2016

A "Most Wired" Health Care Organizations in the Country

Sponsor: American Hospital Association's Health Forum
Awardee: VCU Health

Most Wired organizations utilize population health management tools and partner with other health care providers to share critical clinical information used in analyzing interventions aimed at key patient groups.

2016

Comprehensive Accredited Education Institute Designation

Sponsor: American College of Surgeons
Awardee: VCU Center for Human Simulation and Patient Safety

The center is a collaboration between the VCU School of Medicine and VCU Health. The accreditation recognizes the quality of the institution’s educational programs.

2016

Vista Award

Sponsor: American Society of Healthcare Engineering
Awardee: VCU Medical center Emergency Medicine Department

An award for the execution and completion of VCU Medical Center's renovated 67,000 square-foot Department of Emergency Medicine. One of only three hospital teams given the award for either construction, renovation or infrastructure projects that exemplify collaboration in creating optimal health care environments.

View honors awarded to the Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU here.