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Each year, Wentworth-Douglass Hospital is recognized by various organizations for offering exceptional patient care and experiences to the people of the Seacoast.
For the second consecutive time, Wentworth-Douglass Hospital has achieved Magnet-accreditation from The American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Magnet Recognition Program®. It distinguishes organizations that meet rigorous standards for nursing excellence, professionalism, teamwork and superiority in patient care. Wentworth-Douglass Hospital is one of just three New Hampshire hospitals with this distinction and among only 6.2 percent of U.S. hospitals to have achieved Magnet recognition two or more consecutive times.
Wentworth-Douglass Hospital has been named among the best hospitals in the United States, vaulting into the Top 200, according to Newsweek’s 2022 “World’s Best Hospitals” rankings. It was the only hospital on the Seacoast to make the list, jumping 26 spots from its ranking of 217th in 2021. Wentworth-Douglass was ranked 191st among the 441 American hospitals ranked on the publication’s US-based list. There are over 6,000 hospitals in the United States, according to the American Hospital Association.
Wentworth-Douglass Hospital has been named the best hospital in the state for patient outcomes, and among the top 20 in the nation, according to a new index compiled by a nonpartisan think tank. The Lown Institute ranked Wentworth-Douglass 1st in patient outcomes among 23 hospitals in New Hampshire, and a remarkable 16th among the more than 3,000 hospitals that were examined nationwide.
Wentworth-Douglass has been named the most racially inclusive hospital in the state of New Hampshire, according to a new index compiled by a nonpartisan think tank. The Lown Institute examined more than 3,200 hospitals across the United States, measuring how well they serve people of color in their surrounding community. Hospitals were scored based on how the demographics of their community area compared to their patient population.
Wentworth-Douglass Hospital has been named among U.S. News & World Reports’ Best Hospitals for Maternity. The hospital was recognized as ‘High Performing’ in Maternity Care (Uncomplicated Pregnancy). This is the first time U.S. News has published a list of Best Hospitals for Maternity.
Wentworth-Douglass was named 2021 Best of the Seacoast Awards Winners for Best Hospital, Best Emergency Room, Best Urgent Care Facility (Express Care), and Best Place to Have a Baby.
Wentworth-Douglass Hospital is among just 455 hospitals nationwide, and the only one on the Seacoast, to receive a five-star rating in the most recent 2021 ratings from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Just 455 of the more than 3,200 hospitals included in the rankings received 5 stars.
Wentworth-Douglass Hospital is proud to announce that 65 of its doctors have been honored among New Hampshire’s “Top Doctors” by New Hampshire Magazine. These doctors represent 24 specialties across Wentworth-Douglass Hospital and Wentworth Health Partners physician practices. These physicians focus on a wide variety of treatment areas, including everything from family medicine to cardiac electrophysiology. New Hampshire Magazine’s annual “Top Doctors” list is comprised by healthcare research firm Castle Connolly.
Wentworth-Douglass Hospital has been awarded an “A” grade for safety by the Leapfrog Group, an independent, national not-for-profit organization. Wentworth-Douglass received the best possible score in 4 of the 5 categories measured, which included ‘infections’, ‘problems with surgery’, ‘safety problems’, ‘practices to prevent errors’, and ‘doctors, nurses and hospital staff’.
Wentworth-Douglass Hospital was honored for its outstanding care and compassion for patients during an unprecedented global health crisis. The Chamber Collaborative of Greater Portsmouth honored four large businesses in 2021 for their work throughout the pandemic.
Wentworth-Douglass Hospital has been awarded nine 2022 Women’s Choice Awards, including a national rank of 19th among 1,056 hospitals in patient satisfaction. Wentworth-Douglass was honored among “America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Patient Satisfaction” and garnered additional awards for cancer care, heart care, minimally invasive surgery, obstetrics, stroke care, and orthopedics. The hospital’s Breast Health Center in Portsmouth and Women's Life Imaging in Somersworth were both honored for their mammogram centers as well.
Wentworth-Douglass Hospital has received five-star grades for its treatment of heart failure and pneumonia, according to research released by a major healthcare data company. Healthgrades utilized Medicare patient data from 2018-2020 and independently analyzed each short-term acute care hospital in the country - roughly 4,500 hospitals.
The American Heart Association's 2021 Get With the Guidelines Stroke Gold Plus Achievement Award reflects our commitment to offering stroke patients top-quality care that adheres to the latest evidence-based clinical guidelines. Wentworth-Douglass has Advanced Certification as a Primary Stroke Center from The Joint Commission and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.
Wentworth-Douglass Hospital has received the American Heart
Association’s Silver Plus Get With The Guidelines®-Heart Failure Quality Achievement Award for our commitment to managing heart failure in patients.
Wentworth Health Partners has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Ambulatory Health Care Accreditation and Primary Care Medical Home Certification. This process involves evaluation of each practice office to ensure they provide the highest quality of care to patients according to nationally recognized standards set by The Joint Commission, which accredits and certifies more than 20,500 health care organizations and programs in the United States.
The Wentworth-Douglass Center for Weight Management and Bariatric Surgery is accredited as a Comprehensive Center by the American College of Surgeons, Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP®). MBSAQIP® accreditation recognizes Wentworth-Douglass for meeting the highest standards for safety and quality of care for patients receiving weight loss surgery.
Wentworth-Douglass is one of a select group of 22 U.S. accredited cancer programs to receive this national honor. This award recognizes cancer programs that achieve excellence in compliance to the CoC Standards and provide the highest quality care to cancer patients.
Wentworth-Douglass was the first hospital in New Hampshire to earn Primary Stroke Center Advanced Certification by The Joint Commission, the nation's leading healthcare accrediting agency.
Wentworth-Douglass Hospital has earned Quality Respiratory Care Recognition from the American Association of Respiratory Care for our commitment to quality and providing care consistent with national standards and guidelines.
The Wentworth-Douglass Hospital Women & Children’s Center was recognized by the National Safe Sleep Hospital Certification Program as a “Gold Certified Safe Sleep Hospital,” for its commitment to best practices and education on infant safe sleep. It is one of only two hospitals in New Hampshire to receive the Gold Certified Safe Sleep Hospital title.
Wentworth-Douglass Hospital's Seacoast Cancer Center is accredited by the American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer - meaning you will receive high quality care.
Wentworth-Douglass Hospital has been awarded accreditation in radiation oncology by the American College of Radiology (ACR). The ACR seal of accreditation represents the highest level of quality and patient safety in the healthcare industry.
Wentworth-Douglass Hospital has received international recognition as a Baby-Friendly Designated birth facility recognizing our efforts to provide an optimum level of care for breastfeeding mothers and their babies. The Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative is a global program sponsored by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) to encourage and recognize hospitals and birthing centers that offer an optimal level of care for infant feeding.
Wentworth-Douglass Hospital has been awarded accreditation in radiation oncology by the American College of Radiology (ACR). The ACR seal of accreditation represents the highest level of quality and patient safety in the healthcare industry. Wentworth-Douglass Hospital has been awarded a three-year accreditation in radiation oncology as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR).
The Center for Heart Health at Wentworth-Douglass Hospital has been granted an additional three-year term of echocardiography accreditation by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC). Echocardiography is used to assess different areas of the heart and can detect heart disease or signs of serious conditions. Accreditation by IAC indicates that Wentworth-Douglass Hospital’s Cardiovascular Care Center has undergone an intensive application and review process. The accreditation was comprised of a detailed self-evaluation, followed by a thorough review by a panel of medical experts.
Wentworth-Douglass Hospital Laboratory has once again received accreditation from the College of American Pathologists (CAP).
This designation, awarded by the American College of Radiology, provides patients with the utmost confidence of receiving today’s highest levels of imaging quality, safety and care
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