Awards

Short Overview

The table below lists some of the patient safety and health care quality awards that Duke has received.

Note: For most of these, only the most recent year the award was received is included.

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Recognition & Awards Year Sponsor Entity
Best Hospitals in North Carolina 2020-2021 U.S. News & World Report Duke University Hospital (1)
Duke Regional Hospital (11)
Best Hospital in Raleigh-Durham Metro Area 2020-2021 U.S. News & World Report Duke University Hospital (1)
Duke Regional Hospital (4)
Hospital Safety Score "A" 2012 - Fall 2021 The Leapfrog Group Duke University Hospital
Duke Raleigh Hospital
Duke Regional Hospital ("B" in 2017)
Get With The Guidelines - Stroke Gold Plus with Honor Roll Elite and Target: Type 2 Diabetes Honor Roll quality achievement award 2021 American Stroke Association and American Heart Association Duke University Hospital
Duke Raleigh Hospital
Healthcare Equality Index Leader 2020 Human Rights Campaign Duke University Hospital
Duke Regional Hospital
Duke Raleigh Hospital
Magnet Nursing Accreditation 2006-Present American Board of Nursing Specialties Duke University Hospital
Duke Regional Hospital
Duke Raleigh Hospital
Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP) Accreditation 2015 - Present American College of Surgeons and American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery Duke Regional Hospital
Advanced Thrombectomy Capable Stroke Certification 2020 The Joint Commission Duke Raleigh Hospital
5 Stars for Overall Hospital Star Ratings 2019 Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Duke Regional Hospital
Duke Raleigh Hospital
Honor Roll of Best Hospitals 1989-2018 U.S. News & World Report Duke University Hospital
HIMSS Stage 7 Designation (highest) 2017 Healthcare Information & Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Duke University Health System
Best Hospital in North Carolina 2016-2017 Business North Carolina Duke University Hospital (1)
Center of Excellence in Nursing Education 2016 National League of Nursing (NLN) Duke University Health System
Best Organizations for Leadership Development (BOLD) Award 2016 National Center for Healthcare Leadership Duke Regional Hospital
North Carolina Award for Excellence - Level III 2016 North Carolina Awards for Excellence Duke Regional Hospital
Governor's Award for Performance Excellence in Health Care 2016 North Carolina Awards for Excellence Duke Regional Hospital
Leaders in Diversity Awards 2016 Triangle Business Journal Duke Raleigh Hospital
Gold Seal of Approval for Hip Fracture Program 2014 The Joint Commission Duke Regional Hospital
Center of Excellence in Life Support 2013 Extracorporeal Life Support Organization (ELSO) Duke University Hospital ECMO program
AHA Mission Lifeline Gold Receiving Quality Achievement Award 2013 American Heart Association Duke Regional Hospital
Top Performer Quality Award 2013 The Joint Commission Duke University Hospital
Duke Regional Hospital
Medal of Honor for Organ Donation Silver
Award: Lung Transplant Program Bronze
Award: Heart Transplant Program
2012 U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Administration Duke University Hospital
Consumer Choice Award 2011-2016 National Research Corporation (NRC) Duke University Hospital
NC Family-Friendly Top 50 Companies 2002-2014 Carolina Parent Magazine Duke University Health System
Hallmark of a Healthy Workplace 2009-2013 North Carolina Nursing Association Duke University Hospital (2011)
Davis Ambulatory Surgical Center (2009)
Duke Regional Hospital (Education Services and Endoscopy Services, 2013
Post-Anesthesia Care Unit, 2007)
Duke Raleigh Hospital (2009)
Cancer Program 3-Year Accreditation with Commendation 2011-2012 American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer Duke University Hospital
FACT Reaccreditation 2011-2012 Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT) Duke University Hospital
Hospital of Choice Award 2011-2012 American Alliance of Healthcare Providers (AAHCP) Duke University Hospital
Governor’s Award for Performance and Excellence 2012 North Carolina Awards for Excellence Duke University Hospital
North Carolina Awards for Excellence – Level 4 Leadership Award 2012 North Carolina Awards for Excellence Duke University Hospital
NCQA Award for Diabetes Card and the Heat Stroke Program 2012 North Carolina Quality Association Duke Primary Care & Pickens Clinic
UHC Rising Star Award 2012 University Health System Consortium Duke University Hospital
100 Great Hospitals in America 2012-2016 Becker's Hospital Review Duke University Hospital
NCQA Award for Patient-Centered Medical Home 2012 North Carolina Quality Association Duke Primary Care & Pickens Clinic
HIMSS Stage 6 Designation (2nd Highest) 2012 Healthcare Information & Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Duke Regional Hospital
Golden Bow Award 2012 North Carolina Breastfeeding Association Duke Regional Hospital
Duke University Medical Center
Gold Seal of Approval - Joint Replacement Program 2012 The Joint Commission Duke Regional Hospital
Get with the Guidelines Platinum Performance Achievement Award 2012 American Heart Association Duke University Hospital
Duke Regional Hospital
Community Partner of the Year 2012 Urban Ministries of Wake County Duke Raleigh Hospital
American Heart Association Gold Fit Friendly Company 2012 American Heart Association Duke Raleigh Hospital
Health Care Heroes 2012 Triangle Business Journal Duke Raleigh Hospital
ADA Provider of the Year 2012 American Diabetes Association Duke Raleigh Hospital
Certification as Primary Stroke Center 2011 The Joint Commission Duke University Hospital
Duke Regional Hospital
Center of Excellence for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery 2006 American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery Duke Regional Hospital