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Accolades and Awards

Hospitals can say they’re great, but it means a lot more when industry experts back the claim. And the experts have consistently recognized Methodist Medical Center for quality, patient safety, and advanced medical care.

Accolades Like These Are Just One More Reason Why You Can Count On Methodist Medical Center

Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospital

Methodist Medical Center has been named one of the nation’s 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals by IBM Watson HealthTM.  Methodist is one of only two hospitals in Tennessee to be included in the Community Hospital category. 

Designated as an Advanced Primary Stroke Center by The Joint Commission

Methodist Medical Center has earned designations as an Advanced Primary Stroke Center by The Joint Commission and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. This means Methodist has undergone rigorous onsite review and successfully passed criteria for clinical stroke care. For patients, the designation means a higher level of stroke care with access to advanced technology and innovative treatments.

Get With The Guidelines Bronze Achievement Award for Stroke

Methodist Medical Center is recognized by the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association for its continued success in the Get With The Guidelines program.Mission Lifeline Gold Plus Achievement Award for STEMI Receiving Center and Silver Achievement Award for NSTEMI

Methodist Medical Center is recognized by the American Heart Association for its continued success in using the Mission Lifeline-STEMI and NSTEMI programs and for applying the most up-to-date evidence-based treatment guidelines to improve patient care and outcomes in the community we serve.

Leapfrog “A” Safety Grade

Methodist Medical Center once again received an ‘A’ in The Leapfrog Group’s latest Hospital Safety Survey. The designation recognizes Methodist’s efforts in protecting patients from harm and meeting the highest safety standards in the United States.  Methodist Medical Center was one of 855 hospitals across the United States awarded an ‘A’ in the Fall 2018 update of grades.

Perfect FDA score for Oak Ridge Breast Center (22nd consecutive year)

The Oak Ridge Breast Center, a department of Methodist Medical Center, earned a perfect score as the result of an annual inspection by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). It marks the 23rd consecutive year the center has achieved a perfect score and follows its elite designation as a Breast Center of Excellence.

Blue Distinction Center by BlueCross BlueShield

Methodist Medical Center has been named a Blue Distinction Center for its expertise in spine surgery and a Blue Distinction Center+ for knee and hip surgery and maternity care.

Commission on Cancer

Our hospital’s cancer services are accredited by the Commission on Cancer.