Awards and Recognition

To us, it’s more than just a phrase. It’s about every physician, employee and volunteer that provides high quality care every day at Miami Valley Hospital. It’s backed by awards and recognition that demonstrate our commitment to excellence to our patients.

Miami Valley Hospital Ranked 6th in the State, Highest in Southwest OhioUS-NEWS-Award-11TOC

For the 3rd year in a row, Miami Valley Hospital was ranked by U.S. News and World Report as the top hospital in Southwest Ohio. The hospital ranked 6th among Ohio's hospitals.

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Urology Nationally Ranked by U.S. News and World Report

US-NEWS-Award-BHuroAmong all hospitals nationwide, Miami Valley Hospital was ranked 47th in the nation for urology care according to U.S. News & World Report. The hospital also achieved a “high performing” designation from U.S. News & World Report in the following areas:

  • Nephrology
  • Orthopedics
  • Pulmonology and lung surgery
  • Aortic valve surgery
  • Heart bypass surgery
  • Heart failure
  • Colon cancer surgery
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Hip replacement
  • Knee replacement
  • Lung cancer surgery

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American College of Radiology Breast Imaging Center of Excellence, 2014 to Present

The Breast Imaging Center of Excellence (BICOE) designation is awarded to breast imaging centers that achieve excellence by seeking and earning accreditation in all of the American College of Radiology's (ACR) voluntary breast-imaging accreditation programs and modules, in addition to the mandatory mammography accreditation program. The Breast Center at Miami Valley Hospital North first achieved this accreditation in 2014.

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Healthgrades America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™

Miami Valley Hospital, with an additional site at Miami Valley Hospital South, has been recognized by Healthgrades as one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals three years in a row (2016-2018). America's 100 Best Hospitals provide the highest quality of care year over year. These hospitals are in the top 2 percent in the nation for consistent clinical quality based on an analysis of risk-adjusted mortality and complication rates across a spectrum of common inpatient procedures and conditions.

A report released by Healthgrades, a leading source of independent hospital ratings, has named Miami Valley Hospital a Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence™ three years in a row (2016-2018). Distinguished Hospitals for Clinical Excellence™ perform in the top 5% nationally for overall clinical excellence.

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Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence™

A report released by Healthgrades, a leading source of independent hospital ratings, has named Miami Valley Hospital a Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence™ three years in a row (2016-2018). Distinguished Hospitals for Clinical Excellence™ perform in the top 5% nationally for overall clinical excellence.

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2018 HG 100 Best Critical CareCritical Care
A report released by Healthgrades, a leading source of independent hospital ratings, has named Miami Valley Hospital one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Critical Care™ seven years in a row (2012-2018).

HG 100 Best Cardiac CareCardiac Care
A report released by Healthgrades, a leading source of independent hospital ratings, has named Miami Valley Hospital one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care™ five years in a row (2014-2018).

2018 HG 100 Best Gastrointestinal CareGastrointestinal Care
A report released by Healthgrades, a leading source of independent hospital ratings, has named Miami Valley Hospital one of Healthgrades America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care™ three years in a row (2016-2018).

2018 HG 100 Best Pulmonary CarePulmonary Care
A report released by Healthgrades, a leading source of independent hospital ratings, has named Miami Valley Hospital one of Healthgrades America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Pulmonary Care™ four years in a row (2015-2018).

2018 HG 100 Best Stroke CareStroke Care
A report released by Healthgrades, a leading source of independent hospital ratings, has named Miami Valley Hospital one of Healthgrades America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care™ four years in a row (2015-2018).

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Emergency Center of Excellence™

ER ExcellenceIn 2016 and 2017, superior emergency care earned Miami Valley Hospital South a spot among 12 sites in the nation that were recognized as an Emergency Center of Excellence™. This designation was awarded by Emergency Excellence, an organization specializing in emergency department benchmarking. Learn more.

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Get With the Guidelines® - Stroke Gold Plus Award and Target: Stroke Honor Roll - Elite Plus

2018 GWTH  Stroke Honor Roll Elite PlusIn 2018, the award recognized Miami Valley Hospital's commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of stroke care by ensuring that stroke patients receive treatment according to nationally accepted standards and recommendations set by the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association.

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Miami Valley Hospital Named One of the Nation’s 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals

In 2014, the prestigious Truven Health 100 Top Hospitals® annual awards program named Miami Valley Hospital as one of the highest-performing cardiovascular hospitals in the nation. Using independent public data and proprietary analytics, the newly released 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals study recognizes cardiovascular hospitals that have clearly demonstrated the vision to develop long-term excellence in care, efficiency, and community value. The study objectively gauges leadership impact and organizational health by assessing the ability to drive consistent, outstanding performance versus the performance of industry peers.

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Healthgrades Top Five Percent in the Nation for Quality

2011 HG Clinical ExcellenceMiami Valley Hospital is ranked among the top 5 percent of the nation’s hospitals for quality by Healthgrades, a leading independent health care ratings company. The hospital’s outstanding quality performance earned it Healthgrades’ Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence™ (2007-2012, 2014-2018). Patients admitted to a hospital receiving this award are on average 27 percent less likely to face mortality and 8 percent less likely to experience a major complication.

The hospital achieved top 5 percent in the nation for the following service areas:

  • Critical Care (2009-2017)
  • Overall Cardiac Services (2014-2017)
  • Cardiology Services (2014-2017)
  • Neurosciences (2015-2017)
  • Cranial Neurosurgery (2017)
  • Stroke Treatment (2015-2017)
  • Overall Pulmonary Services (2014-2017)
  • Overall GI Services (2016-2017)
  • GI Medical Treatment (2016-2017)

The hospital achieved top 10 percent in the nation for the following service areas:

  • Critical Care (2009-2017)
  • Overall Cardiac Services (2014-2017)
  • Cardiology Services (2014-2017)
  • Neurosciences (2015-2017)
  • Cranial Neurosurgery (2015-2017)
  • Stroke Treatment (2015-2017)
  • Overall Pulmonary Services (2009-2017)
  • Overall GI Services (2015-2017)
  • GI Medical Treatment (2014-2017)

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Magnet Hospital Certification

magnetMiami Valley Hospital received Magnet certification from the American Nurses Credentialing Center in 2004. At that time, the hospital was the first in Dayton, the fifth in Ohio, and one of only 115 hospitals nationwide to receive such a prestigious distinction of outstanding nursing practices. The hospital earned a re-certification in 2008. Only 5 percent of hospitals across the United States have achieved Magnet status. An even smaller percentage of hospitals have earned re-designation.

Magnet hospitals are excellent places for nurses to work. They help to promote nurses’ independence, respect, and satisfaction in delivering patient care.

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Consumer Choice Award Recipient

Consumer Award LogoFrom 1996 to 2016, Miami Valley Hospital was chosen by Dayton consumers as the market leader in health care institutions for overall quality and image. The winner of the annual Consumer Choice Award, sponsored and implemented by the National Research Corporation, is determined by consumer perception on multiple quality and image ratings. The hospital has won this award for 20 consecutive years, making us one of just 35 hospitals - out of nearly 5,000 hospitals nationwide - to be honored each year since the award was introduced.

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Healthgrades Excellence Awards

Excellence Award CranialHealthgrades Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award™ 2015-2017
Miami Valley Hospital has earned the Healthgrades Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award™. Hospitals receiving this honor rank in the top 10 percent of Healthgrades cranial neurosurgery service ratings and provide consistent high-quality care.

Excellence Award CoronaryHealthgrades Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™ 2010, 2015-2016
Miami Valley Hospital has earned the Healthgrades Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™. Hospitals receiving this honor rank in the top 10 percent of Healthgrades coronary intervention service ratings and provide consistent high-quality care.

Excellence Award Womens HealthHealthgrades Women’s Health Excellence Award™ 2010, 2011, 2014, 2015
Miami Valley Hospital has earned the Healthgrades Women’s Health Excellence Award™. This award recognizes hospitals for superior outcomes in care provided to women across 15 common in-hospital conditions and procedures. Women who receive care for these conditions and procedures at a hospital recognized with a Women’s Health Excellence Award have, on average, a lower risk of mortality and complications.

Healthgrades Individual Five-Star Ratings

Cardiology and Vascular Services

Overall Cardiac Services2009 and 2012
Overall Cardiology Services2009 and 2012
Cardiac Surgery2011-2012
Coronary Bypass Surgery2011-2012
Coronary Interventional Procedures2008-2010, 2014-2016
Treatment of Heart Attack2003-2012, 2014-2018
Treatment of Heart Failure2007-2018
Valve Surgery2010-2018


Orthopedics

Spine Surgery2006-2010
Back and Neck Surgery (Except Spinal Fusion)2002-2010
Hip Replacement2017-2018
Knee Replacement2018


Critical Care

Overall Critical Care2009-2013
Treatment of Respiratory Failure2004-2018
Treatment of Sepsis2006-2018


Pulmonary Care

Overall Pulmonary Services2009-2013
Treatment of Pulmonary Embolism2012
Treatment of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease2009-2012, 2015-2016
Treatment of Pneumonia2007-2014, 2017


Gastrointestinal

Treatment of GI Bleed2008-2013, 2015-2018
Treatment of Pancreatitis2014 - 2018
Esophageal/Stomach Surgeries2016-2017


Neurosciences

Treatment of Stroke2009, 2010, 2014-2018
Cranial Neurosurgery2015-2018


The full HealthGrades study can be found at www.healthgrades.com

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Press Ganey Guardian Award Honors Miami Valley Hospital South Emergency Department

Press Ganey AwardIn 2013 and 2014, the emergency department at Miami Valley Hospital South was named a Guardian of Excellence Award winner by Press Ganey Associates, Inc. The Guardian of Excellence Award recognizes top-performing facilities that consistently achieved the 95th percentile of performance in patient satisfaction. The Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award is a health care industry symbol of achievement. Fewer than 5% of all Press Ganey clients reach this threshold and consistently maintain it for the one year reporting period.

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2013 Press Ganey Beacon of Excellence Award: Miami Valley Hospital Outpatient Satellite Facilities

This award is given to the top three performing organizations by category on the basis of extraordinary achievement. This award recognizes clients who have maintained consistently high levels of excellence over three years in patient satisfaction, and over two years in employee engagement, physician engagement or clinical quality performance.

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2010 Press Ganey Summit Award

Summit AwardThe emergency department at Miami Valley Hospital South earned the coveted 2010 Press Ganey Summit Award. The Summit Award honors hospitals that have achieved and sustained outstanding scores in patient satisfaction.

The Summit Award is presented to facilities that have sustained a percentile rank of the 95th percentile or above in each reporting period for three consecutive years. MVHS is the only emergency department in Dayton to receive this award and earned it through excellent patient care, compassion, respect and communication.

MVH received two awards for outstanding satisfaction in November 2011: 1) Emergency Center at Miami Valley Hospital South (second year in a row) and 2) Outpatient Satellite Group. The Satellite Outpatient Group includes our imaging and physical therapy services at Beavercreek, SouthMed, SureCare, Vandalia, Claybourne, Southpoint, Jamestown, Wright Health, Kettering, Commons Blvd., Springboro, Wyoming Street as well as Miami Valley Hospital South.

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Beacon Award for Excellence

Beacon Award 2014The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) created the Beacon Award for Excellence™ to recognize individual nursing units that distinguish themselves by improving every facet of patient care. The Beacon Award signifies exceptional patient care through improved outcomes and greater overall satisfaction. In 2011, Miami Valley Hospital's Heart and Vascular Intensive Care was the first critical care unit in Dayton to receive this distinction for demonstrating success in developing, deploying, and integrating unit-based performance criteria for optimal outcomes.

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Joint Commission Certification

TJC logoThe Joint Commission, the nation’s oldest and largest health care accrediting body, has awarded Miami Valley Hospital disease specific certifications. It is the gold seal of approval that differentiates the hospital for outstanding, quality care. The hospital has received certification as the first Joint Commission-certified Comprehensive Stroke Center in the greater Dayton region.

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LEED Silver Certification

LEED Silver CertificationMiami Valley Hospital has been awarded LEED® Silver certification for its 12-story patient tower, making it the first hospital in Southwest Ohio and only the second hospital in the state to achieve this prominent status. LEED is an acronym for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design and is regarded as the benchmark in green buildings. LEED certification is awarded to buildings that focus on sustainability or the practice of choosing materials and processes that have minimal effect on the longevity of the environment. The award is established by the U.S. Green Building Council and verified by the Green Building Certification Institute, both based in Washington D.C.

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The DAISY Award

Premier Health is pleased to recognize our nurses with the DAISY Award, a national program that honors the compassionate care and clinical expertise our nurses bring to patients every day. Learn more.

Everyday Heroes Award

Premier Health is pleased to celebrate the dedicated staff that provide outstanding support to nurses. These individuals are our Everyday Heroes. Learn more.

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Becker’s Hospital Review’s 100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Neurosurgery and Spine Programs – 2015

Becker Award

Miami Valley has been named to Becker’s Hospital Review’s 100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Neurosurgery and Spine Programs. This list recognizes hospitals that are national leaders in neuroscience, providing treatment for patients with various brain and spine conditions.

Becker's Hospital Review selected hospitals for inclusion based on national rankings and awards that recognize excellence in areas such as neurosurgery, spine surgery, and stroke care.

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Other Miami Valley Hospital Awards and Recognitions

  • American Association of Critical-Care Nurses awarded the Beacon Award to the Heart & Vascular Intensive Care (2012)
  • Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence from American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery and the Surgical Review Corporation (2011)
  • Healthgrades Emergency Medicine Excellence Award (2010-2011)
  • The Joint Commission Certification of Prevention of Intractable Chronic Pain (2011)
  • The Joint Commission Certification of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (2010)
  • The Joint Commission Certification of Joint Replacement – Hip (2010)
  • The Joint Commission Certification of Joint Replacement – Knee (2010)
  • American Heart Association's Start! Fit Friendly company (2010)
  • Level I Trauma Verification (2010)