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Awards and Accreditations

MedStar St. Mary's is accredited by The Joint Commission. The Joint Commission accredits and certifies nearly 21,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States. Joint Commission accreditation and certification is recognized nationwide as a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to meeting certain performance standards.

Other awards and designations for excellence in quality and patient care include:


American Heart Association Gold Plus Performance Award for Excellent Stroke Care, 2012-2015

The Joint Commission Top Performer in Heart Attack and Heart Failure, 2014


"A" in The Leapfrog Group's Fall 2018 Hospital Safety Guide


The Joint Commission Top Performer in Surgical Care, 2014

Maternity Services

Baby-Friendly USA, Inc. Designation, 2017

March of Dimes 39 Weeks Banner, 2015

The Joint Commission Top Performer in Perinatal care, 2014


The Joint Commission

Excellence & Improvement

Achieved "Meaningful Use" - Stage 1, Year 1 in FY12; Stage 1, Year 2 in FY14; Stage 2, Year 1 in FY15; Stage 2, Year 2 in FY16

VHQC Quality Innovation Award for reductions in HAIs, 2015

Maryland Performance Excellence Platinum Award, 2014

Delmarva Foundation for Medical Care, Inc. Excellence Award for Quality Improvement, 2004, 2008-2014

AWE Workplace Excellence Award, 2014-2015

Truven Health Analytics 100 Top Hospitals, 2013


Aster Awards Excellence in Medical Marketing, 2014


Healthiest Maryland Business, Wellness at Work - Gold, 2018

AWE Eco Leadership Award, 2014-2015

AWE Health and Wellness Trailblazer Award, 2014-2015

Practice Greenhealth Eco Leadership Award, 2011


College of Southern Maryland Partner in Education Award, 2012