Awards and Certifications
In April 2010 Rutland Regional earned Magnet®
designation for excellence in nursing by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program
. A highly selective program, only five percent of hospitals nationwide have been granted Magnet status, one of the highest achievements an organization can obtain in professional nursing.
Governor’s Award for Performance Excellence
In May 2010, Rutland Regional Medical Center received the Governor’s Award for Performance Excellence. The Governor’s Award, based upon the Baldridge Criteria for Performance Excellence, calls for an organized and integrated approach to organization excellence.
A Blue Distinction Center for Total Hip and Total Knee Joint Replacement
Rutland Regional’s Vermont Orthopedic Clinic has been named a Blue Distinction Center for Total Hip and Total Knee Joint Replacement by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont.