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Baystate Health Awards and Recognition

We invite unbiased accrediting organizations to tell us how we compare to other health care facilities and institutions nationwide. Our many awards, accreditations, and high rankings affirm that we meet the highest quality and safety standards for hospitals and rank among the top hospitals in the United States.

We have been recognized as a health care leader in many areas, including:

Clinical Outcomes & Excellence

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  • Baystate Medical Center (BMC) was ranked #3 in Massachusetts by U.S. News & World Report, with the highest rating possible in 7 procedures or conditions.
  • BMC was named a top 50 cardiovascular hospital by Watson Health, and retained the Magnet® recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).
  • BMC was recognized by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for promoting enrollment in the state eye, tissue, and organ donor registry.
  • Baystate Health earned the Premier Excellence Award for years of top performance in quality and safety, innovation in health care delivery, and mentorship to peer organizations.
  • Baystate Wing Hospital earned the Get With the Guidelines Stroke Care Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.

Quality, Safety, & Innovation

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  • Health Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS) named Baystate one of Health Care’s Most Wired.
  • Health Grades recognized our technology innovation center, TechSpring, for being “committed to keeping up with — or getting ahead of — the pace of change in healthcare.”
  • Baystate Noble Hospital and Baystate Franklin Medical Center received an “A” from the Leapfrog Group. Both hospitals also earned “Straight As" on the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade.
  • Baystate Medical Center was recognized as a national leader in orthopedic care by Becker's Healthcare. BMC was one of the first hospitals in Massachusetts to use a computer-assisted navigation system to improve surgical performance during total joint replacement surgery.

Value, Diversity, & Financial Stability

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  • Health New England (HNE) was named a top performing health plan in an independent audit by the Group Insurance Commission.
  • Baystate Medical Center, Baystate Franklin Medical Center, Baystate Noble Hospital, and Baystate Wing Hospital were recognized in the top 20% of hospitals based on financial strength, reinvestment, cost of care, pricing, and quality of care.
  • Baystate Health was honored with the Premier Supplier Diversity Award for health systems that have established active programs to support minority, women, and veteran-owned enterprises, as well as small businesses.
  • Baystate Health includes certified Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), helping to ensure high quality, coordinated care for patients.