Awards & Accreditations

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

  • Premier QUEST Hero Award, 2021
  • 5-star rating from Hospital Compare, 2020
  • Mississippi State Department of Health/Mississippi Hospital Association Biosafety Champion, 2018
  • Mississippi Rural Health PPS Hospital Strength Index Quality Award, 2018

NMMC Gilmore-Amory

  • Premier QUEST Hero Award, 2021
  • The Leapfrog Group award for “A” Hospital Safety Grade, 2013-Fall 2020
  • American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award, 2020
  • Silver Quality Award Get with the Guidelines, 2018
  • Stroke Accredited Facility, Silver Level Award, 2017
  • Center of Excellence in Robotic Surgery, 2015
  • Mississippi Business Journal’s “The Best Places to Work in Mississippi for 2014”

North Mississippi Medical Center-Hamilton

  • Premier QUEST Hero Award, 2021
  • 5-star rating from Hospital Compare, 2020
  • Premier Quest Award for High Value Healthcare, 2018, 2020
  • 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

  • Premier QUEST Hero Award, 2021
  • 5-Star rating from Hospital Compare, 2016, 2020
  • Quest Award for High Value Healthcare 2013, 2015, 2016 & 2017, 2018 (Finalist), 2019, 2020
  • 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-Pontotoc

  • Premier QUEST Hero Award, 2021

NMMC-Tupelo

Hospital

  • Premier QUEST Hero Award, 2021
  • The Leapfrog Group award for “A” Hospital Safety Grade Fall 2017, Fall 2018, Spring 2019, Fall 2019, Spring 2020, Spring 2021
  • 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; Honor Roll Elite Plus Silver Quality Achievement Award, 2020
  • 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
  • American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program Meritorious Award 2015, 2016
  • The Joint Commission Merit Badge on Quality

Breast Care Center

Cancer Care

  • Gold Certification by Mississippi Cancer Registry

  • Excellence in Care by American College of Radiology

  • 2019 Outstanding Achievement Award from the American College Of Surgeons Commission on Cancer.

Heart & Vascular Care

  • 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals™ by IBM Watson Health™, 2019, 2020
  • National Cardiovascular Data Registry (NCDR®) Platinum Award for Action/Chest Pain; Myocardial Infarction winner, 2013-2019. Silver Award 2012, 2020
  • American College of Cardiology NCDR ACTION Registry Platinum Performance Achievement Award 2016, 2017, 2018

Diabetes Care

  • Diabetes Care Center of Excellence by the American Diabetes Association

Infusion Department

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

Rehabilitation Department

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

Respiratory Therapy

  • Quality Respiratory Care Recognition (QRCR)

Women & Children's Services

  • Baby-Friendly Designation, 2020 

Wound Center

  • Healogics Center of Excellence Award, 2019 

NMMC-West Point

  • Premier QUEST Hero Award, 2021
  • 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 Commission
  • Baby-Friendly Designation, 2020 

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

Advance Practice Clinician Fellowship

(Accredited)

  • National Nurse Practitioner Residency and Fellowship Training Consortium (NNPRFTC) and American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)

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 Care

(Accredited)

  • American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer accreditation with commendation
  • 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 Medicine Residency Center

(Accredited)

  • Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education

(Recognized)

  • Diabetes Physician Recognition Program

Graduate Nurse Residency Program

  • Accredited Practice Transition Program by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)

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
  • American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation) 

(Designation)

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

  • STEMI Receiving Center, Mississippi State Department of Health

Internal Medicine Residency Center

(Accredited)

  • Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education

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 Comprehensive Integrated Inpatient Rehabilitation Program, Adults, and Stroke Specialty Certification
  • The Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval, Advanced Certification as a Primary Stroke Center, Latest Re-certification 2014
  • Mississippi State Department of Health

Sleep Disorders Center

(Accredited)

  • American Academy of Sleep Medicine

Specialty Pharmacy

  • ACHA Accreditation

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
  • Baby-Friendly Designation, 2020 

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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