Carolinas HealthCare System

Carolinas Healthcare System Awards & Recognition

In healthcare, quality is the great differentiator that enhances peace of mind and facilitates positive outcomes. As your healthcare provider, you entrust us with your greatest asset--your health. That trust is one we take seriously.

At Carolinas HealthCare System (CHS), excellence is both an expectation and a distinguishing characteristic. The organization prides itself on receiving designations and accreditations that signify excellence in virtually every aspect of medical care and customer service.

Following is a list of recent of distinctions that validate CHS as one of the highest quality healthcare providers in the region.

J.D. Power and Associates

J.D. Power and Associates Distinguished Hospital Program for Excellence in Maternity Services (CMC, CMC-NorthEast, CMC-Pineville, CMC-Union, CMC-University)

J.D. Power and Associates Distinguished Hospital Program for Excellence in Emergency Services (CMC, CMC-Mercy, CMC-NorthEast, CMC-Pineville, CMC-Union, CMC-University)

J.D. Power and Associates Distinguished Hospital Program for Women's Services (CMC)

Blue Cross Blue Shield

Blue Cross/Blue Shield of North Carolina Blue Distinction Center for: Bariatric Surgery, Cardiac Care, Complex and Rare Cancers, Knee and Hip Replacement and Transplants


Charlotte Parent Magazine Top 40 Family-Friendly Employers

Most Wired-recognition from InformationWeek and Hospitals & Health Networks

Levine Children's Hospital has been listed among America's Best Children's Hospitals for many years, most recently in the specialties of Cancer, Cardiology & Cardiovascular Surgery, Gastroenterology & GI Surgery, Nephrology and Orthopedics

More Prestigious Awards

Carolinas Medical Center - Named Charlotte's "Preferred Hospital" for 14 years by National Research Corporation

American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer Outstanding Achievement Award. (CMC, CMC-Mercy, CMC-Pineville, CMC-University).

CMC Neuroscience and Spine Institute ranked in top 10 percent nationally by NeuStrategy.

First North Carolina Hospital to receive Chest Pain Center Accreditation (CMC).

UnitedHealth Premium Cardiac Specialty Center (CMC)

The Joint Commission - Ernest A. Codman Award and Franklin Award of Distinction

U. S. Department of Health and Human Services Medal of Honor for organ donation (CMC-NorthEast)

“Center of Excellence” designation for transplant programs from Aetna, Humana, Cigna Lifesource and United Resource Network.

National Committee for Quality Assurance: Patient-Centered Medical Home recognition for 33 CHS-affiliated medical practices

A total of 17 Carolinas Rehabilitation treatment programs certified by the Commission on the Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities

CMC-Mercy designated as a Planetree Patient-Centered Hospital

Seventeen "Top Performer" awards in patient satisfaction for overall quality from Professional Research Consultants (PRC) in 2013 in the following care locations: Carolinas Medical Center – Lincoln; Carolinas Medical Center - Pineville; Carolinas Medical Center - Steele Creek; Carolinas Rehabilitation; Carolina Endoscopy Centers - University; Carolinas Medical Center - Huntersville; Carolinas Medical Center – Waxhaw; AnMed Health; Cleveland Regional Medical Center; Grace Hospital; Wilkes Regional Medical Center; and Roper St. Francis Physician Partners. Carolinas HealthCare System care locations also won 213 Five-Star Awards and 17 Achievement Awards.

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