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Awards & Distinctions

Nationally Recognized. Community Care.

Providing quality care is top priority at Walker Baptist Medical Center. Our physicians, nursing professionals and trained staff have been recognized by national organizations that reflect the excellent care patients receive at our hospital.

Behavioral Health

  • Accreditation by The Joint Commission for Hospital and Behavioral Health (2018)

Heart and Stroke Care

  • Get with the Guidelines – Heart Failure Gold Quality Achievement Award (2012-2019)

Maternity

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Distinction Center for Maternity Care (2015, 2017)
  • Women’s Choice Award for America’s Best Hospitals for Patient Safety (2017)

Orthopedics

  • Quality Recognition for being Ranked #1in the State for Medical Excellence for Orthopedic Care – Comparion Medical Analytics CareChex Hospital Quality Ratings (2015)

Imaging

  • American College of Radiology Mammography Accreditation (2019)
  • American College of Radiology Breast Ultrasound Accreditation (2018)
  • American College of Radiology MRI Accreditation (2017)
  • American College of Radiology CT Accreditation (2017)
  • American College of Radiology Ultrasound Accreditation (2018)

All Service Lines/Other

  • Leapfrog Safety Score "A" (Fall 2018, Spring 2019, Fall 2019)
  • 4-Star Rating from Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (2017)
  • Two year accreditation by The Joint Commission for Laboratory (2019)
  • AHRQ Safety Survey Score 85% (2016)
  • HEN-Hospital Engagement Network-One of seven hospitals in Alabama to meet the project goal in 80 percent or more of the HEN topic measures (2016)

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