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Awards & Accreditations

We're Proud to be LCMC Health

Our family of six hospitals have been recognized by many top organizations for providing excellent patient care, specialized outcomes, and many more. From being Baby Friendly to Magnet Nursing accredited, our staff puts in the extra mile to keep you safe.

Children's Hospital New Orleans
  • The Joint Commission Accredited
  • U.S. News & World Report Best Children's Hospitals 2022-2023: Urology and Nephrology
  • Nurse Magnet Recognition Program since 2021
  • Newsweek’s Best Specialty Hospitals in the World for Pediatrics since 2021
  • Children's Hospital Association (CHA)
  • Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF)
  • Solutions for Patient Safety (SPS)
  • The Joint Commission Accredited
  • Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) accredited for:
    • Comprehensive Integrated Inpatient Rehabilitation
    • Spinal Cord System of Care
    • Brain Injury Rehabilitation
    • Amputation Specialty Program
    • Stroke Specialty Program
    • Cancer Rehabilitation Specialty Program
  • Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers by The Joint Commission
  • The Joint Commission’s Gold seal of Approval for Chest Pain Certification
  • Get with the Guidelines® Stroke Gold Plus Recognition and Target: Stroke Honor Role Elite Plus by the American Heart/ American Stroke Association
  • Touro Imaging Center accredited in MRI and CT from the American College of Radiology (ACR)
  • Touro Women’s Imaging Center designated a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology (ACR)
  • American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) accredited in the areas of Obstetric-First Trimester, Obstetric-Second Trimester, Obstetric-Third Trimester
  • Baby Friendly Designated Facility
  • Blue Distinction Center for Maternity Care by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • The GIFT Designation for Breastfeeding Quality
  • Radiation Oncology Gold-Seal Accreditation by the American College of Radiology (ACR)
  • Silver Accredited Geriatric Emergency Department by the American College of Emergency Physicians
  • Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip Replacement
  • Accredited by the College of American Pathologists
  • Ranked #1 on Newsweek’s list of American’s Best Physical Rehabilitation Center
West Jefferson Medical Center
  • 2021 LDH Birth Ready designation
  • West Jefferson Medical Center named America’s 250 Best Hospital by Healthgrades
  • 2021 Patient Safety Excellence Award by Healthgrades
  • 2019 America’s 100 Best for Stroke Care by Healthgrades
  • 2019 Neurosciences Excellence Award by Healthgrades
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award for three consecutive years by Healthgrades
  • Advanced Certification for Comprehensive Stroke Centers by The Joint Commission
  • 2018 America’s 100 Best for Stroke Care
  • 2018 Stroke Care Excellence Award
University Medical Center New Orleans
  • The Joint Commission accredited
  • American College of Surgeons-verified Level 1 Trauma Center
  • American Burn Association-verified Burn Center
  • Commission on Cancer Accredited Cancer Program
  • Accredited Center of Comprehensive Care for Pulmonary Hypertension
  • American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Certified Primary Stroke Center
  • Get with the Guidelines Target: Stroke Honor Roll Gold Plus
  • The Joint Commission Certified Primary Stroke Program
  • Antimicrobial Stewardship Center of Excellence
New Orleans East Hospital
  • Primary Stroke Center certification from The Joint Commission since 2019
  • Hospital accreditation from The Joint Commission, 2020 last onsite survey
  • Get with the Guidelines Silver Plus Stroke Quality Award, 2020
  • American Diabetes Association
  • American Heart Association
East Jefferson General Hospital
  • Ranked in the top 10% of all hospitals in America by CareChex for overall medical excellence and patient safety in four specialties
  • Designated # 1 in our market by CareChex in five specialties
  • Designated in the top 10% of our market by CareChex in four specialties
  • Magnet since 2002
  • Fall 2021 Grade A Hospital Safety Grade by Leapfrog
  • 2021 CMS 4-Star rating, the region’s highest rating
  • 2021 American Heart Association awards:
    • Get with the Guidelines Heart Failure Gold Plus and Target Heart Failure Honor Roll
    • Get with the Guidelines Stroke Gold Plus and Target Stroke Honor Roll
  • EMS Mission Lifeline Gold Plus
  • 2018, 2019, 2021 Patient Safety Excellence Award™
  • 2021 Baby Friendly Redesignation
  • 2021-2022 Louisiana Birth Ready Plus Designated
  • 2021 American College of Cardiology (ACC) Transcatheter Valve Certification (1st in GNO area), 1st in Louisiana with ACC HF Accreditation
  • Joint Commission Thrombectomy Capable Stroke Recertification since 2018
  • Received U.S. News & World Report Hospital Rankings and Ratings for High Performing: Heart Failure and Lung Cancer Surgery
  • Received Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program Certification and Cardiac Rehabilitation Program Certification from the American Association of Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR)
  • American College of Radiology Accreditation in CT, Mammogram, MRI, Nuclear Med, Ultrasound, Radiation Oncology, and PET
  • Awarded Blue Distinction Center Facility BDC+ (Blue Distinction Center Plus) for Cancer Care