Awards & Accreditiations

North Mississippi Health Services and the North Mississippi Medical Center hospitals connect area residents to nationally recognized health care and services.

It is our privilege to serve your health care needs. The awards, recognition and certifications awarded to our health care organization are a reflection of our dedication to quality and patient safety. 

Awards

NMMC-Eupora

  • Mississippi State Department of Health/Mississippi Hospital Association Biosafety Champion, 2018
  • Mississippi Rural Health PPS Hospital Strength Index Quality Award, 2018

NMMC-Gilmore-Amory

  • Mississippi Business Journal’s “The Best Places to Work in Mississippi for 2014”
  • The Leapfrog Group award for “A” Hospital Safety Grade, 2013-2018
  • Silver Quality Award Get with the Guidelines, 2018
  • Stroke Accredited Facility, Silver Level Award, 2017
  • Center of Excellence in Robotic Surgery, 2015

North Mississippi Medical Center-Hamilton

  • Premier Quest Award for High Value Healthcare, 2018
  • Quest for High Value Healthcare-Citation of Merit, 2017                                              
  • Recipient of NMHS IMPACT Award for Patient Safety, 2018
  • Journal Record Peoples’ Choice Award for Hospitals in Marion County, AL, 2018

NMMC-Iuka

  • Quest Award for High Value Healthcare 2013, 2015, 2016 & 2017, 2018(Finalist)
  • MSDH Office of Rural Health-PPS Hospital Strength Index Quality Award 2018
  • MORA MS Hospitals for Hope Award, 2017
  • MORA Silver Recognition-National Hospital Organ Donation Campaign, 2015
  • MORA Gold Recognition-National Hospital Organ Donation Campaign, 2017
  • UMC MS Cancer Registry Gold Certification 2016-2018

NMMC-Tupelo

Hospital

  • The Leapfrog Group award for “A” Hospital Safety Grade Fall 2017, Fall 2018
  • American College of Cardiology NCDR ACTION Registry Platinum Performance Achievement Award 2016, 2017, 2018
  • American Heart Association Mission: Lifeline® Bronze NSTEMI Award 2017
  • American Heart Association Mission: Lifeline® EMS Gold Award 2015
  • American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Get with the Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite 2015
  • 100 Most Wired Hospitals and Health Systems USA 2015 & 2017
  • ACS NSQIP Meritorious Award 2015 & 2016
  • Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award 2012
  • Modern Healthcare Top Health Systems 2012
  • Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval-Advanced Certification as a Primary Stroke Center 2014
  • Mississippi State Department of Health/Mississippi Hospital Association Biosafety Champion, 2018

Breast Care Center

  • Excellence in Care by American College of Radiology

Cancer Care

  • Gold Certification by Mississippi Cancer Registry

  • Excellence in Care by American College of Radiology

Diabetes Care

  • Diabetes Care Center of Excellence by the American Diabetes Association

Rehabilitation Department

  • Gold Seal of Approval from the Joint Commission for Primary Stroke Centers

Infusion Department

  • Mississippi Society of Health-System Pharmacists Innovative Practice Award, 2018

Respiratory Therapy

  • Quality Respiratory Care Recognition (QRCR)

NMMC-West Point

  • The Leapfrog Group award for “A” Hospital Safety Grade Spring 2016
  • Quest Award for High Value Healthcare Finalist 2016
  • Daily Times Leader, Best Overall Business, 2017
  • Mississippi State Department of Health/Mississippi Hospital Association Biosafety Champion, 2018
  • Premier QUEST Award for High-Value Healthcare, 2017
  • Premier HIIN Award for Excellence in Patient Safety Across the Board, 2018

Accreditations

NMMC-Eupora

Hospital

(Accredited)

  • The Joint Commission

Sleep Disorders Center

(Accredited)

  • American Academy of Sleep Medicine

Arterial Blood Gas Lab

(Accredited)

  • The Joint Commission

Pathology Lab

(Accredited)

  • The Joint Commission

Radiology

(Accredited)

  • American College of Radiology in Mammography
  • American College of Radiology in Computed Tomography (CT)
  • American College of Radiology in Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • American College of Radiology Designated Lung Cancer Screening Center
  • The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) approved for Coal Worker’s Health Surveillance Program

RHCs

(Accredited)

  • Compliance Team

Nursing Home

(Accredited)

  • Mississippi State Department of Health

NMMC-Gilmore-Amory

(Accredited)

  • The Joint Commission-National Quality Approval
  • Acute Stroke Ready Hospital - The Joint Commision

North Mississippi Medical Center- Hamilton

Hospital

(Accredited)

  • The Joint Commission

Laboratory Department

(Accredited)

  • The Joint Commission Certified by DATIA to perform DOT drug screen collections

Radiology Department

(Accredited)

  • American College of Radiologists
  • U.S. Food and Drug Administration

NMMC-Iuka

Hospital

(Accredited)

  • The Joint Commission

Laboratory Department

(Accredited)

  • The Joint Commission
  • The Joint Commission Certified by DATIA to perform DOT drug screen collections

Radiology Department

(Accredited)

  • American College of Radiology
  • U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Sleep Disorders Center

(Accredited)

  • American Academy of Sleep Medicine

NMMC-Pontotoc

Radiology Department

(Registered)

  • American Registry of Radiologic Technologists

NMMC-Tupelo

Hospital

(Accredited)

  • The Joint Commission

Acute Stroke Unit

(Certification)

  • The Joint Commission Certified Stroke Center of Excellence

Bariatric Center

(Accredited)

  • Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program

Breast Care Center

(Accredited)

  • National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC)
  • American College of Radiology in Mammography
  • American College of Radiology in Sonography
  • American College of Radiology in Breast Stereotactic
  • American College of Radiology in Breast MRI

Cancer Center

(Accredited)

  • Commission on Cancer Accredited Program
  • American College of Surgeons Radiation Oncology Practice (ACR-ROPA)
  • Breast Imaging Center of Excellence

Emergency Department

(Designation)

  • Level II Trauma Center and Secondary Pediatric Trauma Center by Mississippi Trauma Care System/State Department of Health

Family Medical Residency Center

(Accredited)

  • Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education

(Recognized)

  • Diabetes Physician Recognition Program

Heart and Vascular Institute

(Accredited)

  • Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) in Echocardiography for Adult Transesophageal and Adult Transthoracic, 2017
  • Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) in Echocardiography for Pediatric Transthoracic, 2019-2021

(Designation)

  • Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi Blue Distinction Center of Excellence for Cardiac Care

Joint Replacement Center

(Designation)

  • Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi Blue Distinction Center of Excellence for Knee & Hip Replacement and Spine Surgery

Outpatient Infusion-Oncology Department

(Accredited)

  • URAC® Accredited Specialty Pharmacy

Orthopaedic Surgery

(Designation)

  • Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi Blue Distinction Center of Excellence for Knee & Hip Replacement and Spine Surgery

Pathology Department

(Certification)

  • American Society for Clinical Pathology
  • American Board of Pathology
  • College of American Pathologists (CAP) 2017

Radiology Department

(Accredited)

  • State of Mississippi

(Certification)

  • American College of Radiology in CT
  • American College of Radiology in MRI
  • IAC for Ultrasound

Rehabilitation Department

(Accredited)

  • CARF International for Inpatient and Outpatient Adult Rehab and Stroke
  • The Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval, Advanced Certification as a Primary Stroke Center, Latest Re-certification 2014
  • Comprehensive Integrated Inpatient Rehabilitation Program
  • Mississippi State Department of Health

Sleep Disorders Center

(Accredited)

  • American Academy of Sleep Medicine

Spine Center

(Designation)

  • Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi Blue Distinction Center of Excellence for Knee & Hip Replacement and Spine Surgery

Women’s Hospital

(Accredited)

  • Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) in Echocardiography for Pediatric Transthoracic, 2019-2021

NMMC-West Point

Hospital

(Accredited)

  • The Joint Commission (Hospital and Lab)

Cardiac & Pulmonary Rehabilitation

(Accredited)

  • American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Emergency Department

(Designation)

  • Level IV Trauma Center by Mississippi Trauma Care System/Mississippi State Department of Health
  • Level III Stroke Center by Mississippi Healthcare Alliance and American Heart Association/American Stroke Association

Pathology Department

(Accredited)

  • Joint Commission Accreditation Laboratory Program

Radiology

(Accredited)

  • American College of Radiology in MRI
  • American College of Radiology in Mammography
  • American College of Radiology in CT
  • U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Sleep Disorders Center

(Accredited)

  • American Academy of Sleep Medicine

Women's Pavilion

(Accredited)

  • CHAMPS-Affiliated hospital (Communities and Hospitals Advancing Maternal Practices)
  • International Board-Certified Lactation Consultant on staff

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