Bethesda Hospital East

Awards & Accreditations

Accreditations

  • American Association of Blood Banks (AABB)
  • American College of Radiology:
    • Breast Imaging Center of Excellence
    • CT Scan
    • Mammography
    • MRI
    • Nuclear Medicine
    • PET CT
  • American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer - Bethesda Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • American Diabetes Association
  • College of American Pathologists
  • Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Echocardiography Laboratories (ICAEL)
  • Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Vascular Laboratories (ICAVL)
  • The Joint Commission

Achievements

  • July 2011: Recognized in U.S. News & World Report's "America's Best Hospitals," one of 569 hospitals out of 6,000 hospitals across America
  • August 2011: Bethesda Hospital East exceeded the national average in the area of 30-day readmission rates for Heart Failure, placing Bethesda among the top 117 hospitals in the nation and among the top 9 hospitals in Florida for achieving this quality standard in heart care for our patients. - Centers for Medicare
  • September 2011: Bethesda Heart Hospital was recognized in Consumer Reports for performing coronary artery bypass surgery (CABG) based on data from The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS)

Affiliations

  • American Cancer Society
  • American Heart Association
  • Blum Family YMCA of Boca Raton
  • Devos-Blum Family YMCA of Boynton Beach
  • March of Dimes
  • Susan G. Komen Foundation

Awards

  • Pathway to Excellence® designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) - 2013
  • Named "Best Hospital in Boynton Beach - 2011" - Sun-Sentinel
  • "Kids' Crown Award Winner" - South Florida Parenting magazine:
    • Named "Best Maternity Hospital 2011 - Palm Beach County"
    • Named "Best Pediatrics Hospital 2011 & 2012 - Palm Beach County"
  • American Heart Association - "Get with the Guidelines - Gold Award for Stroke Care" - 2011
  • American Heart Association - "Get with the Guidelines - Gold Plus Award for Stroke Care" - 2013
  • American Heart Association - "2011 Fit Friendly Hospital"
  • Palm Beach County Leadership Business Network - "Business Leader of the Year - 2011"
  • FMQAI - Patient Safety Award 2008-2011 - In Recognition of Bethesda Hospital East's Commitment to Safety
  • FMQAI Partnering with Bethesda and Center for Medicare & Medicaid Series (CMS) three-year national initiative focused on dramatically reducing the rate of Hospital Acquired infections
  • Partnership for Patients - Bethesda is a partner in a national initiative to make hospital care safer, more reliable, and less costly

Certifications

  • Certification for Hip and Knee Replacement from The Joint Commission 
  • Advanced Certified Stroke Center by The Joint Commission 2009-2011
  • American College of Radiology/FDA-certified
  • Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
  • Level II Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
  • Medicaid-certified
  • Medicare-certified

 

Memberships

  • American Association of Critical Care Nurses - Palm Beach County Chapter
  • Florida Hospital Association
  • Greater Boynton Beach Chamber of Commerce
  • Greater Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce
  • Greater Lake Worth Chamber of Commerce
  • Palm Beach County Medical Society
  • VHA Inc., Founding Member