Awards and Honors

Jefferson Regional Medical Center is nationally recognized as a provider of quality medical care, earning awards for care in stroke, orthopedics, vascular and open heart surgery and for reducing hospital-acquired infections. Jefferson Regional has achieved the distinction as “One of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery,” according to the latest study announced by HealthGrades®, the leading independent healthcare ratings organization.

 

  • 2012 One of America's 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award™ (2010-2012)
  • Cardiac Care Excellence Award™ (2011-2012)
  • Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™ (2011-2012)
  • Stroke Care Excellence Award™ (2011-2012)

Among the Top 5 percent in the Nation for:

  • Overall Cardiac Services (2011-2012)
  • Cardiac Surgery (2011-2012)
  • Coronary Interventional Procedures (2011-2012)

Among the Top 10 percent in the Nation for:

  • Cardiology Services
  • Treatment of Stroke

Among the Top 5 in the State for:

  • Overall Cardiac Services for 3 Years in a Row (2010-2012)
  • Cardiac Surgery for 3 Years in a Row (2010-2012)
  • Cardiology Services for 3 Years in a Row (2010-2012)

Among the Top 10 in the State for:

  • Vascular Surgery

Five-Star Rated for:

  • Overall Cardiac Services
  • Overall Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiology Services
  • Coronary Interventional Procedures
  • Treatment of Heart Failure
  • Coronary Bypass Surgery for 2 Years in a Row (2011-2012)
  • Valve Surgery for 4 Years in a Row (2009-2012)
  • Treatment of Heart Attack for 3 Years in a Row (2010-2012)
  • Treatment of Stroke for 5 Years in a Row (2008-2012)
 

American Heart Association

  • 2013 Mission: Lifeline Heart Attack Receiving Center Accreditation

The American Heart Association recognizes this hospital as a STEMI Receiving Center that met heart attack treatment criteria set by the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline program. Accreditation is provided by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care.

Jefferson Regional is the first, and only, hospital in Pennsylvania to receive this award.

 

American Heart Association

  • 2012 Mission: Lifeline Silver Quality Achievement Award for Exceptional Heart Attack Care

The American Heart Association recognizes this hospital for achieving 85% or higher composite adherence to all Mission: Lifeline STEMI Receiving Center Performance Achievement indicators for consecutive 12-month intervals and 75% or higher compliance on all Mission: Lifeline STEMI Receiving Center quality measures to improve the quality of care for STEMI patients.

 

 

American Heart Association/American Stroke Association

  • 2012 Get with the Guidelines® Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award and Target: Stroke Honor Roll

The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association recognize this hospital for achieving 85% or higher adherence to all Get with the Guidelines® Stroke Performance Achievement indicators for consecutive 12 month intervals and 75% or higher compliance with 6 of 10 Get with the Guidelines Stroke Quality Measures to improve quality of patient care and outcomes in addition to achieving IV rt-PA door-to-needle times ≤ 60 minutes in 50% or more of applicable acute ischemic stroke patients (minimum of 6) during one calendar quarter.

  • 2012 Get with the Guidelines® Heart Failure Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award

The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association recognize this hospital for at least 12 consecutive months of 85% or higher adherence to all Get With The Guidelines® Heart Failure Performance Achievement Indicators and at least 12 consecutive months of 75% or higher compliance with 4 of 9 Get With The Guidelines Heart Failure Quality Measures to improve quality of patient care and outcomes.

 

 

 

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons

  • Highest Three-Star Rating for Cardiac Surgical Quality Performance for 2 Years in a Row (2012-2013)
 

Joint Commission

  • Joint Commission Certification for Total Knee and Hip Replacement.
  • Joint Commission Disease Specific Certification for Primary Stroke Care.
  • Joint Commission Certification for Outpatient Diagnostic Centers.
 

Women's Choice Award

  • 2013 America’s Best Hospitals in Orthopedics  
 

Highmark Blue Distinction Center®

The Joint Care Center, a division of the Orthopedic Institute, is designated as a Highmark Blue Distinction Center® for Knee and Hip Replacement.

 

Aetna Institutes of Quality®

Jefferson Regional Medical Center is designated an Aetna Institutes of Quality® (IOQ) for Total Joint Replacement and Spine Surgery.

 

 


Jefferson Regional Medical Center
565 Coal Valley Road
Jefferson Hills, PA 15025
412-469-5000

Physician Referral:
412-469-7000

Community Programs:
412-469-7100

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