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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.

Magnet Recognition Program®

magnet logo.pngFor 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. 

American Heart Association - 2021 Get with the Guidelines

 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. 

Newsweek's 2021 "World's Best Hospitals" rankings

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital has been named among the best hospitals in the United States, according to Newsweek’s 2021 “World’s Best Hospitals” rankings. Wentworth-Douglass was ranked 217th among the 334 American hospitals on the publication’s US-based list. There are over 6,000 hospitals in the United States, according to the American Hospital Assocation. Wentworth-Douglass was the only hospital on the Seacoast to make the list.

Lown Institute: Best in NH, Top 20 in Nation for Patient Outcomes

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.

Lown Institute: Most Racially Inclusive Hospital in New Hampshire

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.

Only Seacoast Hospital with 5 Star CMS Rating

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.

47 “Top Doctors” - New Hampshire Magazine

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital is proud to announce that 47 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. 

National Safe Sleep Hospital Certification Program - Cribs for Kids®

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. 

American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer

coclogoaccredeps.gifWentworth-Douglass Hospital's Seacoast Cancer Center is accredited by the American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer - meaning you will receive high quality care.

American College of Radiology

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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. 

Baby-Friendly USA

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.

Accreditation by the American College of Radiology

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).

Accreditation by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC)

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.

The College of American Pathologists

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital Laboratory has once again received accreditation from the College of American Pathologists (CAP).

2021 Best of the Seacoast

2021 best of seacoast winner.jpegWentworth-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.

Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence (DICOE)

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

Gold Plus Achievement Award—Stroke

GWTG_STROKE-TT2D PLUS_2021_Gold_4C.pngThe 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.

The Chamber Collaborative of Greater Portsmouth - 2021 Large Business of the Year

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital was among four healthcare organizations honored for its outstanding care and compassion for patients during an unprecedented global health crisis. 

Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Ambulatory Health Care Accreditation and Primary Care Medical Home Certification

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.

Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP®)

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.

Outstanding Achievement Award - Commission on Cancer

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.

Primary Stroke Center Advanced Certification

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.

Quality Respiratory Care Recognition

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. 

Women’s Choice Award

Wentworth-Douglass has earned Women's Choice Awards for creating exceptional patient experiences in the areas of Obstetrics, Cancer Care, Orthopedics and Overall Patient Satisfaction. 

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