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Awards & Distinctions

North Shore Medical Center is committed to constantly improving the quality of care provided through independently documented measures of our performance. Among our awards and distinctions:

Heart

AHA Heart Failure award seals

North Shore Medical Center received the American Heart/American Stroke Association’s Heart Association Get With the Guidelines ® - Heart Failure Quality Achievement Award in 2018 and 2019 for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology Foundation’s secondary prevention guidelines for patients with heart failure.

Stroke

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North Shore Medical Center has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s 2019 Get with the Guidelines® Target: Stroke Honor Roll-Elite Plus Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence. North Shore earned the award by meeting specific quality achievement measures for the diagnosis and treatment of stroke patients.

AHA Stroke Gold Plus award badge

North Shore Medical Center received the American Heart/American Stroke Association’s Get With the Guidelines® - Stroke and Target: Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award for 2018 for its continued success in ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence.

Quality and Safety

Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade award badges

The Leapfrog Hospital Survey is the gold standard for comparing hospital’s performance on the national standards of safety, quality and efficiency that are most relevant to consumers and purchasers of care. North Shore Medical Center is among 832 hospitals nationwide awarded an "A" for its commitment to keeping patients safe and achieving the highest safety standards in the U.S. for Fall 2017 and Spring 2018.

Maternity

Healthgrades Labor & Delivery award seal

Recipient of Healthgrades Labor and Delivery Awards for two years in a row. 2017-2018 recognized by Healthgrades superior performance in Labor and Delivery two years in a row.