What do the DNV-GL, Leapfrog, Truven Health Analytics and Becker’s Hospital Review have in common? They’ve all selected Memorial Health Meadows Hospital as a top choice for health care—nationwide.

Recognized by Leapfrog: Memorial Health Meadows Hospital is a two-time recipient of an “A” grade for hospital safety given by The Leapfrog Group, a Washington D.C-based organization aiming to improve health care quality and safety for consumers and purchasers. Leapfrog gives grades of A, B, C, D and F to hospitals based on their performance in preventing medical errors, infections and other harms. Nationwide, 750 hospitals earned an A.

Nationally Accredited Hospital: Memorial Health Meadows Hospital is the only DNV-GL accredited hospital in all of Montgomery, Toombs, Tattnall and Treutlen counties. No other hospital in these counties has passed the intensive review process for patient safety and clinical procedures.

Three-Time Reuters 100 Top Hospital:>\ Each year, three percent of the nation’s top-performing hospitals earn a spot on the Reuters Top 100 Hospitals list. We’ve been named to this elite list (now compiled by Truven Health Analytics) three times—an accomplishment claimed by just a handful of hospitals nationwide.

Best Community Hospital: In 2010, Memorial Health Meadows Hospital made the Becker's Hospital Review’s respected list of America's 20 best community hospitals. Becker's Hospital Review also named Meadows Hospital in 2011 as one of 65 Great Community Hospitals, and in 2012 and 2013 as one of 100 Great Community Hospitals.

Top-Rated Patient Experience: Recognition from national organizations rating Meadows high in patient satisfaction surveys.

Excellent Workplace: The prestigious Jackson Group continually honors Meadows Hospital with its Laureate Workplace Excellence Award for health care leadership and employee satisfaction for three straight years.

Other awards and top honors include:

Quality and Patient Safety Award
Georgia Hospital Association
For achievement in reducing the risk of medical errors and improving patient safety and medical outcomes.

Economic Impact Award
Georgia Hospital Association
For generating revenue for the local economy.

Great Game of Business Hall of Fame
Open-Book Management Conference
For outstanding business practices and company culture as a result of open-book management practices outlined in the book The Great Game of Business.

Best Hospital IT Department
Healthcare IT News
Healthcare IT News recently announced the winners of the Where to Work: BEST Hospital IT Departments. Meadows Hospital was ranked in the top 5 Best Small Hospital IT Departments (25 or fewer IT staff). Hospital IT departments deemed to be “best” score well on key measures such as one’s job/day-to-day work, workplace culture, and immediate IT team.