Awards and Honors

CareChex Patient Safety Award 2024

Wound Care Center For Distinction 2023

CareChex Patient Safety Award 2024

General Surgery, #1 Hospital in the State

CareChex Patient Safety Award 2023

General Surgery, Top 10% Hospital – South

CareChex Patient Safety Award 2023

Overall Surgical Care, Top 10% Hospital in the State

CareChex Patient Safety Award 2023

Overall Surgical Care, Top 10% Hospital – South

CareChex Patient Safety Award 2023

Overall Surgical Care, Top 10% Hospital in the State

CareChex Patient Safety Award 2023

Overall Surgical Care, #1 Hospital in the State

Best Hospitals Emergency Care Award

Best Hospitals, Emergency Care
The award signifies that KDMC is in the Top 3% of 4,729 U.S. hospitals offering emergency care services.

Best Hospitals Women's Care Award

Best Hospitals, Patient Safety
The award signifies that KDMC is in the top 5% of 4,729 U.S. hospitals for patient safety in safe surgery practices and lower rates for complications and infections.

Leapfrog Spring 2023

‘A’ Grade Hospital Safety Score
Spring/Fall 2021, Spring/Fall 2022, Spring 2023
King’s Daughters Medical Center receives an A Grade from Leapfrog Agency for Hospital Safety.

Top Performing Hospital

KDMC a Top Performing CQM Network Hospital
KDMC is among the highest performing Network Hospitals for the initial measurement year, emphasizing clinical quality and outcomes. Read the press release.

Recognized by the CDC to Prevent or Delay Type 2 Diabetes Award

CDC Full Recognition for Diabetes Prevention Program
This designation is reserved for programs that have effectively delivered a quality, evidence-based program that meets all of the standards for CDC recognition.

Healogics Awards

KDMC Wound Care, Center of Excellence, Distinction
2016, 2017, 2019
The King’s Daughters Wound Care Center has achieved patient satisfaction rates higher than 92 percent and a healing rate of at least 91 percent in less than 30 median days to heal, for a minimum of two consecutive years. The Center was awarded this prestigious honor by Healogics, the nation’s largest provider of advanced wound care services. Out of 340 eligible Centers, 268 were honored with this award.

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Baby-Friendly Certification
King’s Daughters Medical Center has received prestigious international recognition as a Designated Baby-Friendly birth facility. This award recognizes hospitals and birthing centers that offer an optimal level of care for breastfeeding mothers and their babies. Based on the Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding, this prestigious international award recognizes birth facilities that offer breastfeeding mothers the information, confidence, and skills needed to successfully initiate and continue breastfeeding their babies.

Modern healthcare Best Places to work 2022

Best Places to Work – Modern Healthcare
2012-2015, 2017-2020, 2022
In 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2022 King’s Daughters Medical Center was named a Modern Healthcare Best Places to Work. The magazine’s annual Best Places to Work in Healthcare program recognizes employers for creating workplaces in health care that enable employees to perform at their optimum level to provide patients and customers with the best possible patient care and services.

HealthCare's Most Wired

HealthCare’s Most Wired® Winner
2016, 2017
The 2016/2017 Most Wired® survey and benchmarking study is a leading industry barometer measuring information technology (IT) use and adoption among hospitals nationwide. The survey of 680 participants, representing an estimated 2,146 hospitals—more than 34 percent of all hospitals in the U.S.—examines how organizations are leveraging IT to improve performance for value-based health care in the areas of infrastructure, business and administrative management, quality and safety, and clinical integration.

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DNV-GL ISO 9001 Certification
2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021
DNV-GL, KDMC’s accrediting organization, presented the hospital with the ISO 9001, an internationally recognized certification that is also known as the Gold Seal for KDMC’s quality program.

Gold Standard of Nursing Hurst 2017

Hurst Gold Standard of Nursing
King’s Daughter’s Medical Center is a winner of the Hurst Gold Standard of Nursing Award for achieving excellence in quality nursing. This award is given to hospital nursing staffs that achieve top tier weighted scores, significantly above the national average on key quality indicators from HCAHPS surveys specific to hospital nursing services.

America's Best Hospitals Women's Choice Award Orthopedics

Best Hospital, Orthopedics
The Women’s Choice Award recipients for Best Hospitals for Orthopedics are determined first by identifying hospitals that provided comprehensive orthopedic services, indicating a minimum number of arthroscopy, joint replacement and spine surgery services, as well as offering onsite MRI and physical therapy. Those full service hospitals were then judged on their HCAHPS results for patient recommendations and postoperative recovery instructions, measures that are very important to women in choosing a hospital.

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Best Hospital, Obstetrics
2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017

America's Best Hospitals Women's Choice Award Patient Experience

Best Hospital, Patient Experience
2013, 2014, 2015, 2016

Patient Safety Healthgrades Excellence Award 2015

Patient Safety Excellence Award – Healthgrades