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 Awards and Distinctions

  • 2013 Tenet Circle of Excellence (11-time winner)
  • 2013 Tenet Clinical Innovation award for "Successfully Improving Continuity of Care through Palliative Care Referrals"
  • Earned an "A" Hospital Safety Score from the Leapfrog Group
  • Named a Fully Engaged Hospital by the Health Research & Educational Trust (HRET), an affiliate of the American Hospital Association (AHA)
  • 2013 CIGNA Center of Excellence - Heart Attack and Stroke
  • Named one of the "100 Hospitals With Great Heart Programs" by Becker's Hospital Review
  • Named One of America’s Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospitals by Thomson Reuters
  • Named One of the Nation's 100 Top Hospitals® by Thomson Reuters
  • Everest Award for achieving both the highest current performance and the fastest long-term improvement over five years
  • Greater Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce 2012 Business Recognition AwardBlue Distinction Center for Cardiac Care by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Greater Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce 2012 Business Recognition Award
  • 2012 Large Business Leader of the Year Award from Palm Beach County Business Leadership Network

Delray Medical Center was named a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission for 2010 and 2011 for Heart Attack, Heart Failure, Pneumonia and Surgical Care!

UnitedHealth Premium Specialty Center Designations

  • Total Joint Replacement
  • Surgical Spine
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiac Rhythm Management
  • Interventional Cardiac Care

Get With The Guidelines Awards

  • Gold Quality Achievement Award for Coronary Artery Disease
  • Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award for Heart Failure Treatment
  • Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award for Stroke Care

Delray Medical Center has earned these Healthgrades® awards and distinctions:

      America's 50 Best Hospitals

100 Best Stroke Care100 Best Orthopedic Surgery100 Best General Surgery

Critical Care Excellence Award Joint Replacement Excellence Award Neurosciences Excellence Award

 Spine Surgery Excellence Award Stroke Care Excellence Award Vascular Surgery Excellence Award

 

   
  • One of Healthgrades America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery™for 2 Years in a Row (2012-2013)
  • One of Healthgrades America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care™ for 2 Years in a Row (2012-2013)
  • One of Healthgrades America’s 100 Best Hospitals for General Surgery™ in 2013
   
  • Ranked Among the Top 10 in Florida for Overall Cardiac Services in 2013 (Ranked 9 in 2013)
  • Ranked Among the Top 10 in Florida for Cardiac Surgery in 2013 (Ranked 10 in 2013)
  • Ranked Among the Top 10 in Florida for Cardiology Services in 2013 (Ranked 10 in 2013)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Coronary Bypass Surgery for 11 Years in a Row (2003-2013)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Coronary Interventional Procedures for 3 Years in a Row (2011-2013)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Heart Attack for 11 Years in a Row (2003-2013)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Heart Failure for 11 Years in a Row (2003-2013)
   
  • Recipient of the Healthgrades Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™ for 2 Years in a Row (2012-2013)
  • Recipient of the Healthgrades Joint Replacement Excellence Award™ for 2 Years in a Row (2012-2013)
  • Recipient of the Healthgrades Spine Surgery Excellence Award™ in 2013
  • Ranked Among the Top 5% in the Nation for Overall Orthopedic Services for 2 Years in a Row (2012-2013)
  • Ranked Among the Top 10% in the Nation for Joint Replacement for 2 Years in a Row (2012-2013)
  • Ranked Among the Top 10% in the Nation for Spine Surgery in 2013
  • Ranked Among the Top 10 in FL for Overall Orthopedic Services for 2 Years in a Row (2012-2013) (Ranked 4 in 2013)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Overall Orthopedic Services for 4 Years in a Row (2010-2013)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Joint Replacement for 4 Years in a Row (2010-2013)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Spine Surgery in 2013
  • Five-Star Recipient for Total Knee Replacement for 4 Years in a Row (2010-2013)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Total Hip Replacement for 2 Years in a Row (2012-2013)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Hip Fracture Treatment for 4 Years in a Row (2010-2013)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Back and Neck Surgery (Spinal Fusion) in 2013
   
  • Recipient of the Healthgrades Neurosciences Excellence Award™ for 2 Years in a Row (2012-2013)
  • Recipient of the Healthgrades Stroke Care Excellence Award™for 4 Years in a Row (2010-2013)
  • Ranked Among the Top 5% in the Nation for Treatment of Stroke for 2 Years in a Row (2012-2013)
  • Ranked Among the Top 10% in the Nation for Neurosciences for 2 Years in a Row (2012-2013)
  • Ranked #1 in Florida for Neurosciences in 2013
  • Ranked #1 in Florida for Treatment of Stroke in 2013
  • Ranked Among the Top 5 in Florida for Neurosciences for 2 Years in a Row (2012-2013) (Ranked 1 in 2013)
  • Ranked Among the Top 5 in Florida for Treatment of Stroke for 2 Years in a Row (2012-2013) (Ranked 1 in 2013)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Neurosciences for 2 Years in a Row (2012-2013)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Stroke for 6 Years in a Row (2008-2013)
   
  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Pneumonia For 11 Years in a Row (2003-2013)
   
  • Recipient of the Healthgrades Vascular Surgery Excellence Award™in 2013
  • Ranked Among the Top 10% in the Nation for Vascular Surgery in 2013
  • Ranked #2 in Florida for Vascular Surgery in 2013
  • Ranked Among the Top 10 in Florida for Vascular Surgery for 2 Years in a Row (2012-2013) (Ranked 2 in 2013)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Vascular Surgery in 2013
  • Five-Star Recipient for Carotid Surgery in 2013
  • Five-Star Recipient for Peripheral Vascular Bypass for 2 Years in a Row (2012-2013)
   
  • Recipient of the Healthgrades Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™in 2013
  • Recipient of the Healthgrades General Surgery Excellence Award™in 2013
  • Ranked Among the Top 5% in the Nation for General Surgery in 2013
  • Ranked Among the Top 10% in the Nation for Overall GI Services in 2013
  • Ranked Among the Top 10 in Florida for General Surgery in 2013 (Ranked 8 in 2013)
  • Five-Star Recipient for GI Procedures and Surgeries for 3 Years in a Row (2011-2013)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Cholecystectomy in 2013
   
  • Recipient of the Healthgrades Critical Care Excellence Award™for 2 Years in a Row (2012-2013)
  • Ranked Among the Top 10% in the Nation for Critical Care for 2 Years in a Row (2012-2013)
  • Ranked #3 in FL for Critical Care in 2013
  • Ranked Among the Top 5 in Florida for Critical Care for 2 Years in a Row (2012-2013) (Ranked 3 in 2013)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Sepsis for 10 Years in a Row (2004-2013)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Pulmonary Embolism for 2 Years in a Row (2012-2013)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Respiratory Failure for 2 Years in a Row (2012-2013)
   
  • Women’s Health Excellence Award 2013