Awards

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.

Recognition & Awards

Year

Sponsor

Entity

Honor Roll of Best Hospitals

1989-2018

U.S. News & World Report

Duke University Hospital

Best Hospitals in North Carolina

2018

U.S. News & World Report

Duke University Hospital (1)
Duke Regional Hospital (10)
Duke Raleigh Hospital (14)

Best Hospital in Raleigh-Durham Metro Area

2018

U.S. News & World Report

Duke University Hospital (1)
Duke Regional Hospital (4)
Duke Raleigh Hospital (6)

Best Hospital in North Carolina

2016

Business North Carolina

Duke University Hospital (1)

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

Hospital Safety Score "A"

2012 - Fall 2017

The Leapfrog Group

Duke University Hospital
Duke Raleigh Hospital

Hospital Safety Score "B"

Fall 2017

The Leapfrog Group

Duke Regional Hospital

HIMSS Stage 7 Designation (highest)

2017

Healthcare Information & Management Systems Society (HIMSS)

Duke University Health System

Healthcare Equality Index Leader

2017

Human Rights Campaign

Duke University Hospital
Duke Regional Hospital
Duke Raleigh Hospital

Consumer Choice Award

2011-2016

National Research Corporation (NRC)

Duke University Hospital

100 Great Hospitals in America

2012-2016

Becker's Hospital Review

Duke University Hospital

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

Get with the Guidelines Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award and Target: Stroke Elite Honor Roll

2016

American Stroke Association

Duke Regional Hospital

Leaders in Diversity Awards

2016

Triangle Business Journal

Duke Raleigh Hospital

NC Family-Friendly Top 50 Companies

2002-2014

Carolina Parent Magazine

Duke University Health System

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

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

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

UHC Rising Star Award

2012

University Health System Consortium

Duke University Hospital

NCQA Award for Diabetes Card and the Heat Stroke Program

2012

North Carolina Quality Association

Duke Primary Care & Pickens Clinic

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