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Awards and Recognitions by Facility

North Shore-LIJ Health System continues to prove its commitment to offering the highest quality care to its patients and the communities we serve. Two national organizations, National Quality Forum and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), recognized the health system for leadership in delivering outstanding patient-centered, transparent healthcare.

Some of the quality-related awards and distinctions recently received by our hospitals and facilities include:
 

Broadlawn Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center

  • Joined North Shore-LIJ in 2012
  • Gold Fit-Friendly Award, American Heart Association

 

Franklin Hospital

  • Stroke Gold Award, American Heart Association, Get With The Guidelines-Stroke
  • Disease-Specific Care Certification for Joint Replacement-Hip and Knee, The Joint Commission.
  • Top 10% in Nation for Overall Orthopedic Services, Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award, HealthGrades
  • “Best on Long Island” for Overall Orthopedic Services three years in a row, HealthGrades
  • Five-star-rated for joint replacement and total knee replacement three years in a row, and hip fracture treatment two years in a row, HealthGrades
  • Guardian of Excellence Award in patient satisfaction for behavioral health. Press Ganey (2013).
  • Most Wired Hospital Award, Hospital and Healthcare Network (HHN).
     
 

Forest Hills Hospital

  • Stroke Gold Plus Award and Target Stroke Honor Roll Award for Door to Thrombolytic Time, from American Heart Association, Get With The Guidelines-Stroke
  • Accredited with Commendation as a Community Hospital Cancer Program, from American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer
  • Project Joints Exemplar Status, Institute for Healthcare Improvement
  • Community Value 100 Award, Cleverley and Associates
  • Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, American College of Surgeons
  • Most Wired Hospital Award, Hospital and Healthcare Network (HHN).

 

Glen Cove Hospital

  • Stroke Gold Plus Award, American Heart Association, Get With The Guidelines-Stroke
  • Disease-Specific Care Certification for Advanced Inpatient Diabetes, Joint Replacement-Hip and Knee, and Spine Surgery, The Joint Commission.
  • Energy Star Award, four years in a row, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

 

Huntington Hospital

  • Stroke Gold Plus Award, American Heart Association, Get With The Guidelines-Stroke
  • Disease-Specific Care Certification, Joint Replacement-Hip and Knee, The Joint Commission.
  • Ranked as one of the Best Regional Hospitals in New York: (#1 7 in NY and # 17 in the NY metropolitan area). High performing in the following 9 specialties: diabetes & endocrinology, ear, nose and throat, gastroenterology & GI surgery, geriatrics, nephrology, neurology & neurosurgery, orthopedics, pulmonology and urology. US News and World Report (2014-15).
  • Accredited Cancer Program, American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer
  • Magnet Designation for Nursing Excellence, Second Re-Designation, American Nurses Credentialing Center.
  • Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.

 

Lenox Hill Hospital

  • Stroke Gold Plus Award, American Heart Association, Get With The Guidelines-Stroke
  • Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
  • Leader in LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign, 2013
  • Nationally ranked as one of the top 50 hospitals in the country in cardiology & heart surgery for the past eight years. Ranked # 8 in NY and # 9 in the NY metropolitan area. High performing in cancer, diabetes & endocrinology, gastroenterology & GI surgery, geriatrics, gynecology, nephrology, neurology & neurosurgery, orthopedics, pulmonology and urology. US News and World Report (2014-15).

 

Long Island Jewish Medical Center

  • Stroke Gold Plus Award, American Heart Association, Get With The Guidelines-Stroke
  • America’s 100 Best Cardiac Care-Cardiac Care Excellence Award, HealthGrades
  • America’s 100 Best Cardiac Surgery-Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award, Best Coronary Intervention-Coronary Intervention Excellence Award, HealthGrades
  • Five-star rated for overall cardiac services for two years in a row, coronary interventional procedures for 10 years in a row, cardiac surgery for three years in a row, coronary bypass surgery for four years in a row, five-star rated for valve surgery for two years in a row, HealthGrades
  • Achieved some of the best outcomes for cardiac surgery in New York State, New York State Department of Health Adult Cardiac Surgery Report (March 2014)
  • Academic Center for Excellence for Minimally Invasive Surgery in Gynecologic Oncology and Gynecology, American Institute of Minimally Invasive Surgery.
  • Commitment to Excellence Award for improving patient satisfaction. Press Ganey (2013).
  • Inaugural Practice of the Year Award for significant improvements in patient satisfaction and experience ratings. Association for Patient Experience (2013).
  • New York Women’s Health Award, Healthgrades, 2013.
  • Nurses Improving Care of Healthsystem Elderly (NICHE) Certification, NICHE, 2013.
  • Nurse Education Distinction Award, National League for Nursing, 2013.
  • Most Wired Hospital Award, Hospital and Healthcare Network (HHN).
  • Consumer Choice Award, National Research Corporation
  • Nationally ranked in Pediatrics. Ranked #20 in NY and #23 in the NY metropolitan area. High performing in cancer, cardiology & heart surgery, geriatrics, neurology & neurosurgery, psychiatry. US News and World Report (2014-15).

 

North Shore University Hospital

  • Stroke Gold Plus Award, American Heart Association, Get With The Guidelines-Stroke.
  • Heart Failure Gold Award, AHA.
  • Disease-Specific Care Advanced Certification for stroke and palliative care, the Joint Commission
  • Circle of Life Award, Health Forum and American Hospital Association
  • Nationally ranked one of the top 50 hospitals in the country in neurology and neurosurgery. Ranked #9 in NY and #10 in the NY metro area. High-Performing in cancer, cardiology & heart surgery, diabetes & endocrinology, gastroenterology & GI surgery, geriatrics, gynecology, nephrology, orthopedics, pulmonology and urology. US News and World Report (2014-15). Note: rankings include Syosset Hospital.
  • Healthgrades Awards- Clinical Excellence, Women’s Health, Bariatric Surgery, Cardiac Care, Cardiac Surgery, Coronary Intervention, Critical Care, Gastrointestinal, General Surgery, Neuroscience, Neurosurgery, and Stroke , Healthgrades, 2013-14.
  • Achieved some of the best outcomes for emergent percutaneous coronary angioplasty (PCI) in New York State, New York State Department of Health PCI Report (March 2014) .
  • Consumer Choice Award, Nassau-Suffolk’s most preferred hospital for overall quality and image for the past 10 years (2012–13)
  • Outstanding Achievement Award, Commission on Cancer
  • Academic Center for Excellence for Minimally Invasive Surgery in Gynecologic Oncology and Gynecology, American Institute of Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Most Wired Hospital Award, Hospital and Healthcare Network (HHN)
  • Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
  • U.S. News & World Report’s 2012-13 “Best Doctors” issue lists 290 North Shore University Hospital physicians
  • Accredited Adult Stem Cell Program, Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT).
  • One of the 50 Greenest Hospitals in America, Becker's Hosptial Review.
  • LEED Platinum Designation, US Green Builing Council.

 

North Shore-LIJ Home Care Network

  • The HCN serves over 28,000 patients and conducts over 360,000 home care visits each year
  • Disease management programs include heart failure, pediatrics, behavioral health and intensive home care
  • HomeCare Elite Award™; recognized in the Top 500 providers nationwide two years in a row, HomeCare and DecisionHealth (originally Outcome Concept Systems, Inc.)

 

North Shore-LIJ Medical Group

  • Partners in Performance Excellence Silver Award, first Medical Group to earn this distinction, Regional Baldrige–based award program
  • Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH), two practices received PCMH recognition, National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA)
  • Physician Practice Connections (PPC)-PCMH, three practices received PCC-PCMH recognition, NCQA
  • Diabetes Recognition (13 practices received recognition), (NCQA)
  • Success Story Award, Press Ganey (2013)

 

Orzac Center for Rehabilitation

  • America’s Best Nursing Homes, Five-star rated, U.S. News & World Report, 2013.
  • Five-star rated. Ranked among the top 10% of Skilled Nursing Facilities in the Nation. CMS (2013). 
     

Plainview Hospital

  • Stroke Gold Plus Award, American Heart Association, Get With The Guidelines-Stroke.
  • Blue Distinction® Joint Replacement Program, Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Accredited-Computerized Axial Tomography (CT), Ultrasound, and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), American College of Radiology
  • Certification for echocardiography, Intersocietal Accreditation Commission Echocardiography (IACEL)
  • Recognized as a clinical hyperbaric facility that demonstrates commitment to patient care and facility safety, Underseas Hyperbaric Medical Society Clinical Hyperbaric Medicine Facility Accreditation Program
  • Most Wired Hospital Award, Hospital and Healthcare Network (HHN).

 

Southside Hospital

  • Stroke Gold Plus Award, AHA, GWTG-Stroke
  • Ranked as one of the Best Regional Hospitals in New York: (#29 in NY and # 40 in the NY metropolitan area). High performing in orthopedics. US News and World Report (2014-15).
  • Accredited medical rehabilitation program, Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) International
  • Leader in LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign, 2013.
  • Sleep Center Accreditation, American Academy of Sleep Medicine.
     

Staten Island University Hospital

  • Stroke Gold Plus Award, American Heart Association, Get With The Guidelines-Stroke
  • Ranked as one of the Best Regional Hospitals in New York: (#27 in NY and # 32 in the NY metropolitan area). High performing in the following 4 specialties: geriatrics, nephrology, neurology & neurosurgery and urology. US News and World Report (2014-15).
  • Consumer Choice Award, Staten Island’s most preferred hospital for overall quality and image, National Research Corporation
  • Community Value 100 Award, Cleverly and Associates
  • Accredited cancer program with commendation and Outstanding Achievement Award, American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer
  • Accredited medical rehabilitation program, Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) International
  •  "A" Hospital Safety Score, Leapfrog Group, 2013.
  • Obstetrical Improvement Award, New York State Partnership for Patients 2013.
  • Anticoagulation Center of Excellence, Anticoagulation Forum, 2014.
  • Most Wired Hospital Award, Hospital and Healthcare Network (HHN).

 

 Syosset Hospital

  • Stroke Gold Plus Award, American Heart Association, Get With The Guidelines-Stroke
  • Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology, American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists
  • Outstanding Emergency Department Experience, J.D. Power and Associates Distinguished Hospital Program Recognition
  • "Most Wired Hospital," Hospital and Healthcare Network (HHN).
  • Accreditated-Computerized Axial Tomography (CT), Ultrasound and Nuclear Medicine, American College of Radiology.
  • Certification for Echocardiography, Intersocietal Accreditation Commission Echocardiography (IACEL).
  • Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.

 

South Oaks Hospital

  • Gold Fit-Friendly Award, American Heart Association
  • Agency of the Year Award, Employee Assistance Professional  Association, Long Island Chapter.
  • Deficiency-Free rating, The Joint Commission Triennial Opioid Treatment Survey
  • Deficiency-Free rating, Office of Mental Health Inspection of Care Survey

 

Steven and Alexandra Cohen Children’s Medical Center of New York (CCMC)

  • Excellence in Life Support Award for CCMC’s extracorporeal life support program — the only extracorporeal membrane oxygen (ECMO) program on Long Island, Extracorporeal Life Support Organization (ELSO)
  • Most Wired Hospital Award, Hospital and Healthcare Network (HHN).
  • Nationally ranked as one of the top 50 Children’s Hospitals in the country in Pediatrics for: Gastroenterology & GI Surgery, Neonatology, Neurology & Neurosurgery, Pulmonology and Urology), US News & World Report (2014-15).

 

Stern Family Center for Rehabilitation

  • Five-star rated. Ranked among the top 1.6% of Skilled Nursing Facilities in NYS and top 1% in the Nation for quality. CMS (2013).
  • Patriotic Employer Award, Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, a U.S. Department of Defense Agency
  • Five-star rated, The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

 

The Zucker Hillside Hospital

  • "OnTrack NY", Office of Mental Health.
  • New York State Award to operate the Regional Behavioral Health Organization (BHO) for the Long Island Region. The BHO is one of five regional awards covering New York State 

 

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