Achievements & Recognitions

Rochester Regional Health strives to provide optimal healthcare and clinical excellence for our patients. It is truly an honor when external organizations recognize the on-going efforts of our extraordinary team.

2017

Rochester General Hospital

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American College of Radiology

Three-year accreditation in nuclear medicine from the American College of Radiology

2016

Rochester Regional Health

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Refugee Healthcare Program

Recognized by the American Hospital Association (AHA) in the access and quality section of the Community Connections: Ideas & Innovations for Hospital Leaders 2016: Case Examples.

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Isabella Graham Hart School of Nursing

Named a Top 100 Workforce Training Program by the Rochester Business Journal

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Unity Family Medicine at St. Bernard's

Named a 2015 Hypertension Control Champion by Million Hearts, an initiative led by the CDC and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

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Refugee Healthcare Program

Recognized on New York State Health Foundation website

Unique video about the program was featured on the NYS Health Foundation's website featuring Jim Sutton. The video showcases how our program is a success at delivering primary healthcare services to refugees, in a sustainable, cost-efficient manner.

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Park Ridge Living Center

Named at Top-Performing Nursing Facility from the New York State Health Department

The living center achieved the top quintile in the last three years of the Nursing Home Quality Initiative-- A New York State quality and performance project aimed at improving care for residents in Medicaid-certified nursing homes.

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Rochester Ambulatory Surgery Center

Recipient of 2016 Greater Rochester Quality Council (GRQC) Silver Award for Healthcare Team Excellence

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Rochester Regional Health DSRIP program

Recipient of 2016 Greater Rochester Quality Council (GRQC) Silver Award for Healthcare Team Excellence

Rochester General Hospital

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2016-17 American Heart/American Stroke Associations' Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Achievement Award with Target: StrokeSM Honor Roll Elite Plus

Named one of America's 100 Best Hospitals and Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence by HealthGrades

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Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU)

Silver-Level of the Beacon Award for Excellence from the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses 

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Surgical Intensive Care Unit (SICU)

Gold-Level Beacon Award for Excellence from the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses.

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Blue Distinction Center + for Maternity Care Designation by BlueCross BlueShield

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Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit (CTICU)

Silver-Level of the Beacon Award for Excellence from the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rochester General Hospital earned high statewide marks from CareChex/Comparion: #1 in Overall Medical Care, Heart Failure Treatment, Stroke Care, Pneumonia Care, #2 in Joint Replacement, #3 in Overall Surgical Care, Neurological Care, Orthopaedic Care.
 babyfriendlylogo Named a Baby-Friendly Hospital by the World Health Organization, recognizing high achievement in the promotion and facilitation of breast feeding.
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Stroke Center

 Earned primary stroke center recertification from The Joint Commission

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Eastern Region

Newark-Wayne Community Hospital and Clifton Springs Hospital & Clinic

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Clifton Springs Hospital & Clinic Nursing Home

Eli Pick Facility Leadership Award from American College of Health Care Administrators (ACHCA)

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Clifton Springs Hospital & Clinic Nursing Home

Excellus Blue Cross/Blue Shield Certificate of Excellence 2015 Hospital Incentive Performance Program

    

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ISO Certified

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Newark-Wayne Community Hospital

Three-year accreditation in computed tomography (CT) from the American College of Radiology 

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Newark-Wayne Community Hospital:

Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for knee and hip replacement

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Newark-Wayne Community Hospital's Wayne County Rural Health Network (WCRHN)

WCRHN was chosen as a benchmark in the socioeconomic factors category of the American Hospital Association (AHA) publication, Community Connections: Ideas & Innovations for Hospital Leaders 2016: Case Examples.

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Newark-Wayne Community Hospital

March's Business of the Month by the Finger Lakes Workforce Investment Board (FLWIB)

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Newark-Wayne Community Hospital

Blue Distinction Center for Maternity Care Designation by BlueCross BlueShield

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Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at Newark-Wayne Community Hospital

Silver-Level of the Beacon Award for Excellence from the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses

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Gold-Certified Safe Sleep Champion

The highest designation offered by Cribs for Kids, a national infant sleep initiative.

Unity Hospital

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Spine Surgery and Knee and Hip Replacement Programs

 Programs were designated Blue Distinction Centers+ by BlueCross BlueShield Association

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American Heart/American Stroke Associations' Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Achievement Award with Target: StrokeSM Honor Roll Elite Plus

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Blue Distinction Center for Maternity Care Designation by BlueCross BlueShield

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Intensive Care Unit (ICU)

Silver-Level of the Beacon Award for Excellence from the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses

United Memorial Medical Center

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Silver-Certified Safe Sleep Leader

 a designation offered by Cribs for Kids, a national infant sleep initiative.

   
   
 

2015


Rochester General and Unity earned high statewide marks from CareChex/Comparion

  • Rochester General Hospital – #1 in Major Cardiac Surgery and Heart Attack Treatment, #2 in Major Orthopaedic Surgery, #3 in Cardiac Care, #3 in Joint Replacement, #3 in Overall Hospital Care
  • Unity Hospital – #3 in Major Orthopaedic Surgery, #4 in Joint Replacement
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US News & World Report named Rochester General a Top Regional Hospital
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Rochester General was named one of only 12 Better Together Exemplar Hospitals in the US, for exemplifying success in eliminating restrictive visiting policies 
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The World Health Organization named Newark-Wayne a Baby-Friendly Hospital, recognizing high achievement in the promotion and facilitation of breast feeding
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Rochester General was named among the 100 SafeCare Hospitals nationwide (22nd in the nation, 2nd in New York) for excellence in process, outcomes and efficiency
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Unity received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus award
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Rochester General and Unity both earned the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for knee and hip replacement
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Excellus BlueCross BlueShield Blue Distinction Centers

  • Maternity care – Rochester General, Unity and Newark-Wayne hospitals
  • Unity also claimed Excellus recognition for hip and knee replacement
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The system claimed an unprecedented nine Rochester Business Journal Health Care Achievement Awards in 2015