Awards & Distinctions

Nacogdoches Medical Center is dedicated to providing high-quality care to our patients. Because of our efforts, we’ve received hospital awards and distinctions from national organizations for providing accredited health services and meeting a variety of health care standards. When visiting us, you can expect care aligned with research-based protocols and focused on your safety.

Blue Distinction Centers Hip and Knee, Spine, Cardiac – Center of Excellence

Developed by Blue Cross Blue Shield, the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program recognizes facilities with expertise in delivering specialty care. Programs are evaluated for the expertise of the medical team, the number of times the facility has performed the procedure and their track record of procedure results. As a Blue Distinction Center, Nacogdoches Medical Center delivers better results with fewer complications and readmissions than facilities that aren’t Blue Distinction Centers. We are recognized as a Blue Distinction Center for our Hip and Knee, Spine and Cardiac programs.

Knee and Hip

Nacogdoches Medical Center provides comprehensive inpatient knee and hip replacement services, including total knee and hip replacement surgeries.

Spine

Our spine program guides you to the treatment option that’s right for you. We provide comprehensive inpatient spine surgery services, including discectomy, fusion and decompression procedures.

Cardiac

Find a full range of cardiac care at Nacogdoches Medical Center. We provide inpatient cardiac care, cardiac rehabilitation, cardiac catheterization and cardiac surgery.

ACOS Accredited Cancer Center

Nacogdoches Medical Center is pleased to offer you an American College of Surgeons (ACOS) Commission on Cancer accredited cancer program. By participating in this program, we keep up with rigorous standards and continually work to improve the quality of our care. At Nacogdoches, you’ll find comprehensive patient-centered care, access to clinical trials, new treatment options and educational resources.

American College of Radiology (ACR) Imaging Accreditation

The Laird Imaging Center at Nacogdoches Medical Center is accredited by the American College of Radiology for nuclear medicine, computed tomography, MRI, mammography and ultrasound. This accreditation helps us to ensure high-quality imaging, staff and equipment — giving you precise imaging to help your doctor reach an accurate diagnosis.

Gold Seal of Approval® Hip and Knee Joint Replacement Program from The Joint Commission

NMC Health Network today announced it has earned a Gold Seal of Approval® for its Hip and Knee Joint Replacement Program by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for health care quality and safety. The certification recognizes the organization’s continuous dedication to elevate the quality, consistency and safety of their services and patient care. 

Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Chest Pain Certification

Nacogdoches Medical Center, the anchor of NMC Health Network, today announced that it has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Chest Pain Certification. The Gold Seal of Approval® is a symbol of quality that reflects NMC’s commitment to providing safe and effective patient care.  

Leap Frog - “A” Grade for Patient Safety - ​Spring 2016

Nacogdoches Medical Center was again recognized as a top performer by The Leapfrog Group for patient safety. This is the most recent accolade received by Medical Center, other awards and accomplishments received include Center of Distinction Honors for The Nacogdoches Wound Care Center and a 4-star rating by CMS HCAHPS (Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems).

 

Leap Frog - “A” Grade for Patient Safety - ​​Fall 2016

For the third consecutive time, Nacogdoches Medical Center,the hospital anchor of NMC Health Network, has been recognized as a top performer by The Leapfrog Group. This national award for patient safety is the most recent accolade received by the organization. Other recent accomplishments include Center of Distinction Honors for The Nacogdoches Wound Care Center, a 4-star rating by CMS HCAHPS (Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers andSystems), and The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for both Chest Pain Certification and Hip andKnee Replacement.