Edward-Elmhurst Health awards and recognition

Edward-Elmhurst Health is accredited by several renowned professional healthcare organizations, and has earned numerous awards and recognitions.

View accreditations, awards and recognition for each of our hospitals:

Edward Hospital awards and recognition

  • Joint Commission Accreditation
  • Magnet recognition for nursing excellence (since 2005)
  • One of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals by Truven Health Analytics
  • Joint Commission Disease-Specific Care Certification — Advanced Inpatient Diabetes
  • Joint Commission Disease-Specific Care Certification — COPD
  • American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Get With The Guidelines–Resuscitation Gold Quality Achievement Award
  • Leapfrog Hospital Safety Scores — "A"
  • Becker’s Hospital Review’s “100 Hospitals With Great Women’s Health Programs – 2014”
  • Undersea & Hyperbaric Medical Society accreditation for wound healing and hyperbaric care
  • Hospital and Health Network’s Most Wired Award (2014)
  • Blue Distinction Center for Cardiac Care

Edward Heart Hospital

  • Joint Commission Disease-Specific Care Certification — Ventricular Assist Device
  • American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s (AHA/ASA) 2017 Get With The Guidelines® Heart Failure Gold Plus Achievement Award
  • Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospital ranking by Truven Health Analytics
  • 2016 Mission: Lifeline® Bronze Receiving Quality Achievement Award

Edward Cancer Centers

  • American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer Accreditation with Commendation
  • Quality Oncology Practice Initiative Certification
  • National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers
  • American College of Radiology Breast Imaging Center of Excellence

Edward Neurosciences Institute

  • Joint Commission Primary Stroke Center and Center of Excellence
  • Joint Commission Advanced Primary Stroke Center & Stroke Center of Excellence
  • National Multiple Sclerosis Society’s Partner in MS Care in Neurologic Care

Emergency Department/Immediate Care

  • Emergency Department approved for Pediatrics (IDPH/IEMS)
  • Emergency Nurses Association Lantern Award (2011, 2014, 2017)

Surgery

  • Joint Commission Disease-Specific Care Certification — Hip Replacement
  • Joint Commission Disease-Specific Care Certification — Knee Replacement
  • Joint Commission Disease-Specific Care Certification — Spine Surgery

Obstetrics

  • Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
  • Level III Perinatal Center
  • Joint Commission Disease-Specific Care Certification — Pre-Term Labor

Pediatrics

  • Pediatric Critical Care Center

Endoscopy

  • American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy recognition for patient safety and quality

Elmhurst Hospital awards and recognition

  • Joint Commission Accreditation
  • Magnet recognition for nursing excellence (2015)
  • Joint Commission Accreditation — Laboratory & Point-of-Care Testing
  • Beacon Award — Critical Care Services
  • Planetree Distinction
  • Soliant Health Top 20 Most Beautiful Hospitals Distinction — 2015 ranking TBA
  • Leapfrog Hospital Safety Scores — "A"
  • Hospital and Health Network’s Most Wired Award (2013, 2014)
  • Blue Distinction Center for Cardiac Care

Cardiology

  • American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s (AHA/ASA) 2017 Get With The Guidelines® Heart Failure Gold Plus Achievement Award
  • American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Target: Heart Failure Honor Roll
  • Joint Commission Disease-Specific Care Certification — Advanced Inpatient Diabetes
  • Joint Commission Disease-Specific Care Certification — Acute Myocardial Infarction
  • Joint Commission Disease-Specific Care Certification — Heart Failure
  • Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Echocardiology
  • Laboratories Certification for Cardiac Diagnosis
  • American Association of Cardiovascular Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  • Certification for Cardiac Rehab

Emergency Department/Immediate Care

  • EDAP (IDPH)
  • Region 8 Designated SANE Center (IHA)

Family Birthing Center/Obstetric

  • IDPH Designation as a Level II with Extended Capabilities Perinatal Facility

Mental Health

  • Joint Commission Accreditation — Behavioral Health Care
  • Department of Alcohol & Substance Abuse Accreditation — Chemical Dependency Programs

Home Health/Hospice

  • Joint Commission Accreditation — Home Care

Laboratory

  • Joint Commission Accreditation — Laboratory & Point-of-Care Testing
  • The College of American Pathologists Accreditation
  • American Association of Blood Banks Accreditation

Neurology

  • Joint Commission Disease-Specific Care Certification — Advanced Primary Stroke Center

Oncology

  • American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer Accreditation with Commendation
  • National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers Accreditation — Breast Center Program

Radiology

  • Nuclear Medicine — American College of Radiology (ACR) Accreditation
  • Mammography — Stereotactic Breast Biopsy ACR Accreditation
  • Ultrasound — Breast Ultrasound Imaging and Ultrasound-Guided Breast Biopsy ACR Accreditation

Linden Oaks Behavioral Health awards and recognition

  • Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval for Addiction Services, Anxiety, Bipolar Disorders, Depression, Eating Disorders, Geriatrics, Self-Injury
  • American Nurses Association Outstanding Nursing Quality Award