Quality and Awards
Two Excellence Awards from Healthgrades
Healthgrades, the leading online resource helping consumers make informed decisions in order to find the right doctor, the right hospital and the right care, has recognized Rutland Regional Medical Center with the 2015 Healthgrades Patient Safety Excellence Award™ and the 2015 Healthgrades Outstanding Patient Experience Award™. Rutland Regional is among the top 10% in the nation for Outstanding Patient Experience and Patient Safety. Read More>>
Healthgrades Specialty Excellence Awards
Rutland Regional Medical Center has been named a recipient of five Specialty Excellence Awards, including: Five-Star Recipient for Knee Replacement; Five-Star Recipient for Transurethral Prostate Resection Surgery 2013-2015; America's 100 Best Hospitals for Prostate Surgeries, 2013-2015; Recipient of Healthgrades Prostate Surgery Excellence Award 2013-2015; and Top 10% in the Nation for Prostate Surgery 2013-2015. Read More>>
U.S. News & World Report Names Rutland Regional Among Nations Best for Common Care
Rutland Regional Medical Center has been named among the nation’s best hospitals in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals for Common Care. Rutland Regional was rated as High Performing in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), heart failure, hip and knee replacement. The ratings evaluate more than 4,500 hospitals nationwide on common inpatient procedures and conditions.
“A” Rating in Hospital Safety Scores from The Leapfrog Group
In Spring and Fall 2014, and again in Spring 2015, Rutland Regional Medical Center was one of 782 hospitals out of 2,523 to receive an “A” rating in hospital safety from Leapfrog, an independent, national nonprofit organization that advocates for patient safety nationwide. In Vermont, Rutland Regional was the only hospital to receive this designation. The Leapfrog Hospital Score measures hospital performance in areas related to reducing injuries, accidents and preventable medical and medication errors. Visit the Hospital Safety Score website to learn more about safety ratings.
2013 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® from The Joint Commission
The Joint Commission has recognized Rutland Regional Medical Center as a 2013 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures®. Rutland Regional has been recognized for its excellence in accountability measure performance shown to improve care for certain conditions, specifically its outcomes around Heart Failure, Pneumonia and Surgical Care. Rutland Regional was one of only two hospitals in Vermont and one of only 1,224 hospitals in the United States to achieve the distinction as a 2013 Top Performer. Read More>>
Certification of the Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR)
The American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR) has certified Rutland Regional Medical Center's Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program, Rutland Pulmonary Center, for its commitment to improving the quality of life by enhancing standards of care. Read More>>
Recognized by the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy for Quality and Safety
The American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE), a leading gastrointestinal medical society, has recognized Rutland Regional Medical Center’s Endoscopy Services, Rutland Digestive Services, as part of its program specifically dedicated to promoting quality in endoscopy in all settings where it is practiced in the United States. Rutland Digestive Services is one of more than 450 endoscopy units to be granted the recognition since 2009. Rutland Regional is the only hospital in the region to receive this recognition. Read More>>
Studer Group® Excellence in Patient Care Award Winner
In Summer 2014, Rutland Regional Medical Center was the recipient of the Studer Group® 2014 Excellence in Patient Care Award for Decreased Left Without Being Seen. The recipients of this award is based on a significant rate of change and/or substantial achievement in reduction of Left Without Being Seen within their organization over recent fiscal years. For more information on The Excellence in Patient Care Awards, visit the Studer Group® website.
A Blue Distinction Center for Total Hip and Total Knee Joint Replacement
Rutland Regional’s Vermont Orthopaedic Clinic has been named a Blue Distinction Center for Total Hip and Total Knee Joint Replacement by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont.
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.
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. Read More>>