Awards & Recognition
Guardian of Excellence Award
For the sixth year in a row the Baptist has been awarded the prestigious Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award. The Guardian of Excellence Award (formerly the Summit Award) is a national award for exceptional patient satisfaction. The award recognizes top-performing hospitals that sustain the highest level of national performance, ranking in the 95th percentile or greater in patient satisfaction for at least three consecutive years. This is the sixth consecutive year that the hospital has been in the 98th percentile or higher for inpatient satisfaction.
US News and World Report
#2 in New England, #15 in the nation for Orthopedics
New England Baptist Hospital ranked one of the best for Orthopedics
New England Baptist Hospital (NEBH), the only hospital in New England to specialize exclusively in musculoskeletal disease and orthopedics, has been ranked as one of the best hospitals for 2013-14 in Orthopedics by U.S. News & World Report. The annual U.S. News Best Hospitals rankings, now in their 24th year, recognize hospitals that excel in treating the most challenging patients. NEBH was also ranked #6 among metropolitan Boston hospitals, #7 in Massachusetts.
U.S. News evaluates hospitals in 16 adult specialties. In most specialties, it ranks the nation’s top 50 hospitals and recognizes other high-performing hospitals that provide care at nearly the level of their nationally ranked peers. NEBH was among 147 facilities—roughly 3 percent of the 4,806 analyzed for the latest Best Hospitals rankings—to be ranked in even one of the 16 specialties.
The Joint Commission
In 2013, NEBH earned “Top Performer on Key Quality Measures®” Recognition from The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in America. This recognition was for exemplary performance in using evidence-based clinical processes that are shown to improve care for surgery.
New England Baptist Hospital was recognized by Healthgrades in 2013 for patient safety excellence and outstanding patient experience.
2013 Patient Safety Excellence Award
NEBH was recognized among the Top 5% of hospitals in the nation for patient safety. This award distinguishes NEBH as an excellent performer in safeguarding patients from serious, potentially preventable complications during their hospital stays.
2013 Outstanding Patient Experience Award
NEBH was recognized among the top 10% of hospitals in the nation for patient experience. This award was given to the highest performers on responses to surveys which are collected after patients are discharged and used to assess performance based on a patient’s perspective of care.
Becker’s Hospital Review Top Hospital
Becker’s Hospital Review named NEBH among the top hospitals nationally with a great orthopedics program for 2013.
Becker's Hospital Review 100 Great Places to Work
New England Baptist Hospital was named to the 2013 Becker's Hospital Review list of 100 Great Places to Work in Healthcare. The list was developed through nominations and editorial research, and winners were chosen for their robust benefits, wellness initiatives, professional development opportunities and work environments that promote employee collaboration and satisfaction.
Boston Globe’s Best Places to Work
The Baptist was named a Top Place to Work by the Boston Globe. Only 4 other local hospitals made the list. The Boston Globe’s “100 Top Places to Work” survey is designed to see which employers in Massachusetts deliver the most rewarding work experience, according to their employees.
Cherished Neighborhood Asset Award
NEBH received the first ever Cherished Neighborhood Asset Award from Mission Hill Main Streets. This award honors a local institution that consistently demonstrates neighborliness to the Mission Hill Community.