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Awards & Distinctions

Detroit Medical Center is continuously honored for the quality of care provided to the community. From patient safety and satisfaction to quality scores and centers of excellence, DMC uses an innovative, industry leading approach to advance knowledge through research, forever looking for ways to improve the compassionate care of each and every patient, visitor and employee that walks through our doors.

Our awards and medical achievements date back for over a century. We are quite proud of them, but know that you want to see the latest and greatest and have only included awards and other honors from the past three (3) years.

Scroll down to see a short description of each award. For historical medical achievements, click here to visit our History page.

 

Ongoing Awards

  • Detroit Medical Center's (DMC) Receiving, Harper/Hutzel, including the Heart Hospital, and Huron Valley-Sinai hospitals have received the American Heart Association (AHA)/American Stroke Association’s (ASA) 2016 Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Silver Quality Achievement Award with DMC Sinai-Grace earning the Target: Stroke Honor Roll. In 2017, DMC Detroit Receiving earned the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s (AHA/ASA) Get With The Guidelines® Gold Plus Target: Stroke Honor Role Elite Award, and DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital earned the Stroke GOLD PLUS achievement award.
  • Harper University Hospital has been recognized nationally by U.S. New and World Report as a Best Hospital for 2017-18 in Diabetes & Endocrinology, Neurology & Neurosurgery, Gastroenterology & GI Surgery and Nephrology
  • DMC Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital and DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital were ranked regionally, and DMC Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital, DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital and DMC Detroit Receiving Hospital were recognized as high performing in several specialties by U.S. New and World Report
  • The Children’s Hospital of Michigan at the Detroit Medical Center (DMC) is among the best in the country in seven (7) pediatric specialties according to  by U.S. New and World Report 2017-18 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings. The Children’s Hospital of Michigan is nationally ranked in: Cancer, Gastroenterology & Gastrointestinal Surgery, Nephrology, Neurology & Neurosurgery, Orthopedics, Pulmonology and Urology
  • Top Hospitals for Safety and Quality by Leapfrog Group: DMC Detroit Receiving Hospital, DMC Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital, DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital
  • Certified Centers of Excellence
  • Most Wired Hospital by Hospitals & Health Networks magazine (since 2008)
  • Magnet Recognition by American Nurses Credentialing Center - DMC Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital and DMC Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan
  • Level One Trauma Center - DMC Detroit Receiving Hospital
  • Verified Pediatric and Adult Burn Centers by the American Burn Association and the American Colleges of Surgeons - Children’s Hospital of Michigan, DMC Detroit Receiving Hospital
  • Level One Pediatric Trauma Center verified by the American College of Surgeons – DMC Children’s Hospital of Michigan
  • Blue Distinction Center for Cardiac Care by Blue Cross Blue Shield: DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital
  • The Joint Commission and the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities - DMC Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan: Spinal Cord System of Care (Inpatient & Outpatient), Brain Injury Specialty Program (Inpatient & Outpatient), Stroke Specialty Program (Inpatient), Inpatient Rehabilitation Programs, Amputee Specialty Program (Inpatient)
  • MPRO Governor's Award of ExcellenceDetroit Receiving Hospital, Harper-Hutzel Hospitals, Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital and Sinai-Grace Hospital: Effective Reporting and Measurement for Outpatient Quality Reporting, Hospital Value-Based Purchasing, Acute Care Hospitals and Inpatient Psychiatric Hospitals.
  • Patient Centered Medical Home by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan: Rosa Parks Geriatric Center at DMC Detroit Receiving Hospital
  • Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care UnitDMC Children’s Hospital of Michigan
  • Dedicated six-bed pediatric bone marrow transplant unit, accredited by the Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT). DMC Children’s Hospital of Michigan
  • 14-bed inpatient rehabilitation program certified by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF), demonstrating dedication to accountability and compliance with internationally accepted standards of excellence – DMC Children’s Hospital of Michigan
  • Accreditation by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers (NAEC) as a Level 4 Epilepsy Center which demonstrates that the Hospital provides the highest level of medical and surgical evaluations and treatments for children with epilepsy – DMC Children’s Hospital of Michigan
  • Top Performer status on Key Quality Measures® Recognition in Children’s Asthma Care from the Joint Commission for three consecutive years – DMC Children’s Hospital of Michigan
  • Accreditation for a three-year term in computed tomography (CT) as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR). The ACR gold seal of accreditation represents the highest level of image quality and patient safety – DMC Children’s Hospital of Michigan
  • The HealthStream Excellence through Insight award for 'Overall Outpatient Surgery Experience' 2015 – DMC Children’s Hospital of Michigan
  • Intersocietal Accreditation Commission for Vascular Testing (IAC) thru 2019 – DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital
  • Certified Primary Stroke Center by Joint Commission (recertified in 2016) – DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital
  • 2016 partner for change/Environmental Excellence award DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital
  • Physicians are consistently ranked at the top of their field as “Top Docs” by Best Doctors, Inc. and HOUR Detroit Magazine.
  • Affiliation with National Sports Teams: DMC is the Exclusive Healthcare Provider for the Detroit Tigers (MLB) and Detroit Red Wings (NHL), as well as the Detroit Marathon and Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix.

2015

  • Partner for Change Award by Practice Greenhealth Environmental Excellence: Children’s Hospital of Michigan, DMC Detroit Receiving Hospital, DMC Harper University Hospital, DMC Hutzel Women’s Hospital, DMC Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital, DMC Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan, DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital
  • Accredited Inpatient Rehabilitation Program by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities: Children’s Hospital of Michigan
  • Circle of Excellence Award by Tenet Healthcare: DMC Harper University Hospital
  • Level 4 Comprehensive Epilepsy Program by National Association of Epilepsy Centers: DMC Harper University Hospital
  • Exemplar Status by Nurses Improving Care for Health System Elders: DMC Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital
  • Best Patient Access & Convenience Gold Award: DMC Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital

2014

  • MPRO Governor’s Awards ◦Outstanding Achievement in Reducing Health Care-Associated Infections in the Acute Care Hospital Setting: DMC Detroit Receiving Hospital, DMC Harper University Hospital, DMC Hutzel Women’s Hospital, DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital
    • Outstanding Inpatient Clinical Achievement in the Acute Care Hospital Setting: DMC Detroit Receiving Hospital, DMC Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital, DMC Harper University Hospital, DMC Hutzel Women’s Hospital
    • Outstanding Achievement in Reducing Adverse Drug Events: Rosa Parks Wellness Institute for Senior Health at DMC Detroit Receiving Hospital, a DMC Geriatric Center of Excellence
  • Top Performer on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission: Children’s Hospital of Michigan, DMC Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital
  • Accredited Inpatient Rehabilitation Program by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities: Children’s Hospital of Michigan
  • Best Practice Winner for Medication Reconciliation in a Geriatric Vulnerable Population by the American Society of Health System Pharmacists: DMC Detroit Receiving Hospital
  • Get With the Guidelines Silver Performance Award by American Stroke Association: DMC Detroit Receiving Hospital
  • Dr. Reginald Eadie Named HealthGrades Health Executive of the Year: DMC Detroit Receiving Hospital, DMC Harper University Hospital, DMC Hutzel Women’s Hospital
  • Exemplar Status by Nurses Improving Care for Health System Elders: DMC Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital
  • Partner for Change Award by Practice Greenhealth Environmental Excellence: DMC Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan, DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital
  • Premier Supply Chain Excellence Award: DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital

2013

  • Merit Award winner for Best in Digital Health Resources by Web Health Awards
  • Best in Emergency Care and Best in Preemie Care by Parent Magazine: Children’s Hospital of Michigan
  • 5-Diamond Patient Safety Facility for Pediatric Dialysis by Renal Network: Children’s Hospital of Michigan
  • Accredited Inpatient Rehabilitation Program by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities: Children’s Hospital of Michigan
  • ELSO Award for Excellence in Life Support by Extracorporeal Life Support Organization: Children’s Hospital of Michigan
  • Best of Respiratory Care Departments Award from RT Magazine: Children’s Hospital of Michigan
  • Partner for Change Award by Practice Greenhealth Environmental Excellence: DMC Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan
  • Exemplar Status by Nurses Improving Care for Health System Elders: DMC Detroit Receiving Hospital, DMC Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital
  • Top Performer on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission: DMC Harper University Hospital, DMC Hutzel Women’s Hospital, DMC Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital, DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital
  • MPRO Governor’s Award of Excellence for Inpatient Clinical Achievement in the Acute Hospital Setting: DMC Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital
  • Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by American College of Radiology: DMC Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital
  • Center of Excellence by American College of Radiology: DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital