Awards & Recognitions

There are no higher priorities at Huntsville Hospital than providing quality care and excellent service to our patients and their families. Our efforts are evaluated and confirmed by several outside organizations and agencies. Among our recent certifications, recognitions and awards are:

  • Full accreditation by The Joint Commission
  • Certified as a Primary Stroke Center by the American Stroke Association
  • Multi-year recognition by the American Heart and Stroke Associations for our implementation of the Get With The Guidelines program in the treatment of stroke, heart attack and heart failure patients
  • Named by Becker’s Review as “One of the Top 100 Hospitals in the Nation with Great Heart Programs”
  • One of two hospitals in Alabama given the highest rating for knee replacement surgery by Consumer Reports magazine
  • Awarded Blue Cross Blue Shield’s Blue Distinction recognition for cardiac care, knee and hip replacement, and bariatric surgery programs
  • Perfect scores on the inspections of the Breast Centers at Huntsville Hospital and Madison Hospital
  • Near perfect scores in the evaluation of our Laboratory, one of the largest and most technologically advanced laboratories in the U.S., by the College of American Pathology  
  • First in Alabama to be awarded advanced certification with The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval for our chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) program
  • Ranked number two hospital in Alabama and rated "High Performing" in seven clinical areas -- abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), colon cancer surgery, heart bypass surgery, heart failure, hip replacement and knee replacement -- for 2016-17 by U.S. News and World Report
  • Named 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare by Beckers Healthcare
  • Named in Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospitals by Truven Health Analytics - 2016
  • Listed in America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Spine Surgery by Healthgrades - 2015 and 2017
  • Listed in America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery by Healthgrades – 2015, 2016 and 2017
  • Recongnized with the Excellence Award for Neurosurgery by Healthgrades - 2017