Awards, Accolades & Recognitions

As a Network, we are proud of the numerous awards and recognition we have received for our commitment to high quality care that is centered around you.

New Milford Hospital:

Community Service Award to Plow-to-Plate, 2015
CT Hospital Association

Get With the Guidelines® - Heart Failure Silver Plus Award, 2018
American Heart Association/American Stroke Association

High Performing in Hip Replacement, Heart Failure Treatment & COPD Treatment, 2016-17 
U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals Ranking Report

Accreditation to the Praxair Cancer Center - Gold Level with Commendation and Outstanding Achievement Award, 2015 – 2017
American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer

Patient Safety Excellence Award, 2015

Breast Imaging Center of Excellence, 2015 – 2021
American College of Radiology

Re–Accreditation – Comprehensive Joint Replacement Center, 2015 – 2018
Joint Commission

MBSAQIP Accredited Bariatric Center, 2006 – Present
American College of Surgeons & American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery

Danbury Hospital Radiation Oncology Re-Accredited, 2015 
American College of Radiology

Certified Quality Oncology Practice, 2015 
Quality Oncology Practice Initiative

Aetna Institute of Quality Bariatric Designation, 2015 
Aetna

Advanced Certification for Palliative Care, 2018 – 2020
Joint Commission

Danbury Hospital’s Breast Health Program Full, Three-year Re-Accreditation, 2018 – 2019
National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC)
*Accreditation by the NAPBC is only given to those centers that have voluntarily committed to provide the highest level of quality breast care and that undergo a rigorous evaluation process and review of their performance.

Health Care’s Most Wired, 2014 – 2018
H&HN in cooperation with AHA, CHIME and Health Forum

Accredited Chest Pain Center, 2015 
Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care (SCPC)

Re-Accreditation Echocardiography, 2014 – 2020
Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC)

Re-Accreditation Nuclear medicine, 2018 – 2021
American College of Radiology (ACR)

Vein Center Accreditation for the Vascular Surgical Service, 2015
Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC)

Mission Lifeline – STEMI Receiving Center Silver Plus Award, 2018
American Heart Association

Mission Lifeline – STEMI Receiving Center Gold Plus Award, 2019
American Heart Association

Mission Lifeline – EMS Award, 2014 
American Heart Association

Mission Lifeline – EMS Gold Award, 2015 - 2018
American Heart Association

Joint Replacement Learning Community, 2014
Institute for Healthcare Improvement

America’s Improving Quality and Safety Top Performer 2013/14 
Joint Commission

Accreditation-Vascular Lab, 2014 – 2016
Intersocietal Accreditation Commission

Hospital Accreditation, 2014 – 2017
The Joint Commission

Recertification - Primary Stroke Center, 2014 – 2017
Joint Commission

Top 100 Community Value & Five-star-Community Value, 2014
Cleverly and Associates (Community Value Leadership Awards for providing high-quality, high-value services and an appropriate cost)

Diabetes Self-Management Program Education Recognition Certificate, 2018 – 2020
American Diabetes Association

America’s 250 Best Hospitals Award, 2018 – 2019
Top five percent in the nation for consistently delivering clinical quality

America’s Best Hospitals for Pulmonary Care Award, 2017 – 2019
Superior clinical outcomes in treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and pneumonia

Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award, 2019
Superior clinical outcomes in colorectal surgeries, gall bladder removal, esophageal/stomach surgeries, small intestine surgeries and treating bowel obstruction, gastrointestinal bleeds and pancreatitis

Stroke Care Excellence Award, 2019
Superior clinical outcomes in the care and treatment of stroke

Recertification - Primary Stroke Center, 2017 – 2019
Joint Commission

Certification and Gold Seal of Distinction for Excellence in Total Joint Replacement, 2012 – 2018
Joint Commission

Get With the Guidelines® - Stroke Silver Plus with Honor Roll, 2018
American Heart Association/American Stroke Association

High Performing in Heart Failure Treatment & High Performing in COPD Treatment, 2016 – 2017
U.S. News & World Report High Performance Ranking

Re-certification, Cardiac Rehabilitation Program, 2016
American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR)

Get With the Guidelines® - Stroke Silver Quality Achievement Award, 2016 
American Heart Association/American Stroke Association

Chest Pain Center with Primary PCI Accreditation, 2016 – 2019 (3 year) 
Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care (SCPC)

Accredited Chest Pain Center, 2015 
Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care (SCPC)

Health Care’s Most Wired, 2014 – 2017
H&HN in cooperation with AHA, CHIME and Health Forum

Re-Accreditation – Echocardiography, 2014 – 2017
Intersocietal Accreditations Commission (IAC)

MBSAQIP Accredited Bariatric Center, 2006 – Present
American College of Surgeons & American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery

Pathways to Excellence Designation, 2014 
American Nurses Credentialing Center

Whittingham Cancer Center - Continued Quality Improvement, 2017 – 2020
QOPI® Certification - ASCO - American Society of Clinical Oncology

Approval with Commendation – Whittingham Cancer Center, 2014 – 2017
American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer (CoC)

Re-Accreditation – Breast Health Center American College for Surgeons, 2014 – 2017
National Accreditation Program For Breast Centers

Outstanding Achievement Award, 2014 
American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer (CoC)

Diabetes Education Program Education Recognition Certificate, 2017 – 2019
American Diabetes Association (ADA) 

NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition, Level 3, 2009 – 2017
WCMG Primary Care Practices

Circle of Life Award - Palliative Care, 2018
American Hospital Association

Designation - Accountable Care Organizations - Medicare Shared Savings Program, 2015 
Medicare

Top Agency - Western Connecticut Home Care, 2014 – 2018
OCS, HomeCare Elite® and Decision Health, HomeCare Elite® 

Mission Lifeline - EMS Gold Award, 2016 – 2017
American Heart Association