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Abington Health Awards

At Abington Health, quality and patient safety is our number one priority - and it shows!

The awards we've won represent Abington Health's clinical commitment and dedication to the community and our neighbors. They belong to all of us – staff, physicians, administrators and most of all, our patients.

We don't want to pat ourselves on the back – we simply want to share our accomplishments with the people that make them possible – you.

Below, you will find a comprehensive and chronological timeline of the awards, accreditations, designations and honors Abington Health has received since 2002. Click through the links, or use the navigation on the left, for detailed information about the individual accolades.

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2007

  • Best Places to Work Award, from the Team Pennsylvania Foundation, the State Department of Community and Economic Development, the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry, and the Central Business Journal
  • Gift of Life Award, from the Gift of Life Donor Program
  • Gold Seal of Approval and Disease-Specific Care Certification, for Joint Replacement (Hip and Knee) Program, from The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations
  • Participant of the American Heart Association’s Annual Get With The Guidelines – Coronary Artery Disease
  • Participant of the American College of Surgeons’ National Surgical Quality Improvement Program
  • The Medal of Honor for Organ Donation, from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

2006

  • Blue Distinction Center, for Cardiac Care, from Independence Blue Cross
  • Gift of Life Award, from the Gift of Life Donor Program
  • The Medal of Honor for Organ Donation, from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

2005

  • The Medal of Honor for Organ Donation, from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

2004

  • Cheers Award, for outpatient, web-based monitoring program for patients using warfarin, commonly known as Coumadin®, from the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP)
  • Gold Seal of Approval and Disease-Specific Care Certification, for Stroke Care, from The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (First center in Pennsylvania to earn this designation)
  • Innovator Award, for work on an outpatient, web-based monitoring program for patients using Coumadin®, from IDX Systems Corp. and the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives
  • Participant in the Hospital Quality Alliance (HQA)

2003

  • American Hospital Quest for Quality Prize, from the American Hospital Association
  • Delaware Valley Medical Safety Award, for WebINR Outpatient Program, from the Health Care Improvement Foundation
  • John M. Eisenberg Award, for Patient Safety and Quality, from the National Quality Forum (NQF) and The Joint Commission
  • Magnet Designation, for excellence in nursing, from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)

2002

  • Delaware Valley Medical Safety Award, for Inpatient Coumadin® Program, from the Health Care Improvement Foundation

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