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Quality Awards

At Carroll Hospital, we take quality care very seriously.

It's something that our executive teamboard of directorsphysicians and staff members value, and we strive to provide excellent quality care to every patient who arrives through our doors. By providing quality care that surpasses expectations, we fulfill our mission of being the heart of health care in our community. Carroll Hospital is proud to have received the following awards and accreditations for excellence and quality care:  

Overall Hospital Accreditation and Gold Seal of Approval by The Joint Commission, the nation's oldest and largest standards-setting and accrediting body in health care

Top-Ranked Specialty Care by multiple organizations
  • Anticoagulation Clinic: Named an Anticoagulation Clinic of Excellence by the Anticoagulation Forum
  • Behavioral Health Services: Gold Seal of Approval by The Joint Commission
  • Cancer Program: Accreditation with Silver Level Commendation by The American College of Surgeons, Commission on Cancer | 2012 Commission on Cancer Outstanding Achievement Award (one of only 106 winners in the country)
  • Cardiovascular Care (Emergency Care): Designated as a cardiac interventional center by the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems (MIEMSS); received Mission: Lifeline® Bronze Plus Receiving Quality Achievement Award
  • Cardiovascular Care (Rehabilitation): Certified by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR)
  • Critical Care & Intermediate Care Units: Four certificates for success in eliminating central line-associated bloodstream infections (BSIs) as part of the On the CUSP: Stop BSI national patient safety initiative
  • Diabetes Program Self-Management Education: Education Recognition Certificate from the American Diabetes Association (ADA)
  • Family Birthplace: Eleven Gold-level and one Silver-level Certificates of Achievement from the Maryland Patient Safety Center’s (MPSC) Perinatal/Neonatal Learning Network since 2007
  • Hospice Care: Hospice Honors recipient by Deyta Analytics | Level Four Status in the We Honor Veterans Program by the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
  • Orthopaedics: Named an exemplar hospital in hip and knee replacement surgery by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) as part of IHI's Project JOINTS Initiative | CareFirst BlueCross Blue Shield Blue Distinction Award and Aetna Institutes of Quality Recognition for better overall outcomes and distinguished orthopaedic specialty care
  • Pharmacy Residency Program: American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) Commission on Credentialing
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program: Certified by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR)
  • Sleep Disorders Center: Accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) 
  • Stroke Care: Designated as a Primary Stroke Center by the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems (MIEMSS)
  • Stroke Care: 2018 Get With the Guidelines®-Stroke Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: Stroke Elite Honor Roll by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association
  • Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine Center: Accredited by the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS)—one of only five wound care facilities in Maryland honored

Top-Ranked in Patient Satisfaction by multiple organizations

  • Top 25th percentile in Nation for Nursing Communication by Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS)

Top-Ranked Workplace by multiple organizations

  • 2016 Platinum-Level Fit-Friendly Worksite by the American Heart Association (AHA)—eighth-time winner
  • 2017 Workplace Excellence Award Accreditation by the Alliance for Workplace Excellence (AWE)—11-time consecutive winner
  • 2017 Health & Wellness Trailblazer Award by AWE—11-time consecutive winner
  • 2017 EcoLeadership Award by AWE—eight-time consecutive winner
  • 2017 Diversity Champion Award by AWE—five-time consecutive winner