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Awards & Honors

Indian River Medical Center is proud to provide its patients with award-winning, nationally recognized medical care. A list of the hospital’s awards, honors, and accreditations include:

Exterior evening at Indian River Cancer Center

Scully-Welsh Cancer Center, designed by Array Architects, was recognized as a Bronze winner by Modern Healthcare’s 32nd annual Design Awards. Recipients were recognized for two major industry trends: building flexible spaces that can withstand dramatic changes to the healthcare delivery model and re-connecting patients and their providers to nature in environmentally-friendly facilities. Facilities that received awards not only incorporated nature into the building’s design but also extended the facilities into the outdoors to benefit patients, providers and the greater community.

AACN beacon award for excellence

The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) recently conferred a bronze-level Beacon Award for Excellence on IRMC. The Beacon Award for Excellence recognizes unit caregivers who successfully improve patient outcomes and align practices with AACN’s six Healthy Work Environment Standards. Click here to learn more.

Computed-Tomography-Seal

IRMC has been awarded a 3-year term of accreditation in computed tomography (CT) by the American College of Radiology (ACR). Click here to learn more.

HealthCare

Named among Health Care’s Most Wired® by a recent survey conducted by the American Hospital Association (AHA) Health Forum. Click here to learn more.

Logo for 2017 Best Places To Work - Indian River

Named one of the Best Places to Work in Indian River County 2017 by CareerSource. Click here to learn more.

2017 Spring Leapfrog Badge

Indian River Medical Center (IRMC) earned an “A” in patient safety—the top grade in the latest Leapfrog Hospital Safety study. This study rates how well hospitals protect patients from accidents, errors, injuries and infections. Click here for video.

ACR Seal for Radiation Ultrasound

IRMC has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in ultrasound as the result of an extensive review by the American College of Radiology (ACR). Click here to learn more.

2017 AHA Gold Plus Badge

Indian River Medical Center (IRMC) has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award.

IRMC has received the American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines® Heart Failure Gold Plus Achievement Award.

IRMC has received the American Heart Association’s Mission Lifeline® STEMI Gold Receiving Award.

IRMC has received the American Heart Association’s Mission Lifeline® NSTEMI Bronze Award.

Florida Blue Distinction Center Logo

IRMC Designated by Blue Distinction® Center+ for Specialty Care Programs – Recognized for Cardiac and Maternity Care; Knee/Hip Replacement Surgeries

U.S. News Best Regional Hospitals Southern Florida 2016-2017

IRMC has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the “Best Hospitals” for 2016-17.

US News Heart Failure 2016-17 Badge

Heart Failure – Rated a high-performing hospital by U.S. News & World Report for exceeding expected standards of care.

USNWR COPD Seal

COPD – Rated a high-performing hospital by U.S. News & World Report for exceeding expected standards of care.

USNWR Knee Replacement Seal

Knee Replacement – Rated a high-performing hospital by U.S. News & World Report for exceeding expected standards of care.

USNWR Hip Replacement Seal

Hip Replacement – Rated a high-performing hospital by U.S. News & World Report for exceeding expected standards of care.

US News Best Regional Hospitals Southern Florida COPD, Heart Failure, Knee Replacement Badge

IRMC has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the “Best Hospitals” for 2015-16 and recognized in the South Florida region.

US News Heart Failure Badge 2015-16

Heart Failure – Rated a high-performing hospital by U.S. News & World Report for exceeding expected standards of care. Only 11% of hospitals that treat heart failure were found to be high-performing.

US News COPD Badge 2015-16

COPD – Rated a high-performing hospital by U.S. News & World Report for exceeding expected standards of care. Only 8% of hospitals that treat COPD were found to be high-performing.

US News Knee Replacement Badge 2015-16

Knee Replacement – Rated a high-performing hospital by U.S. News & World Report for exceeding expected standards of care. Only 10% of hospitals offering knee replacement were found to be high-performing.

CVLA 5-Star Seal

Cleverley and Associates, a national, independent hospital review organization, has named IRMC one of its “Community Value Five-Star Hospitals” for 2016.

2016 Treasure Coast Award

Treasure Coast Newspaper Choice Winner – Winner for Best Healthcare. Voted on by more than 59,000 residents along the Treasure Coast.

Medical Value Index Best Value Hospital Seal

Indian River Medical Center has been named as one of Florida’s 10 “Best Value Hospitals” according to Verras Healthcare International’s Medical Value Index

2015 Choice Awards Winner Badge

Treasure Coast Newspaper Choice Winner – Winner’s Choice for Best Urgent Care Center at IRMC Pointe West Walk-In and Favorite Healthcare at Indian River Medical Center. Voted on by more than 55,000 people.

Duke Network Services Badge

An affiliate of Duke Health for cardiac care

Duke Network Services Badge

An Affiliate of Duke Health for cancer care

AACVPR Certified Program

Cardiac Rehab program and Pulmonary Rehab program certified by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR)

Think 39 Weeks Badge

First hospital in Florida to receive the March of Dimes ’39-week initiative award’ for reducing the number of induced C-section deliveries between 36 and 39 weeks.

Blue Distinction Cardiac Care Badge

Cardiac services recognized as a BlueCross BlueShield Center of Distinction

Blue Distinction Knee and Hip Replacement Badge

Orthopedic services recognized as a BlueCross BlueShield Center of Distinction for hip and knee surgery

2014 Community Value Five Star Badge

Five-star rating (highest possible) for value to the community from independent research firm Cleverley & Associates

ASHP Logo

Awarded the American Society of Health System Pharmacists (ASHP) Pharmacy Practice PGY-1 Residency accreditation for IRMC’s Pharmacy Practice Residency Program

Florida State University College of Medicine Logo

As a community-based medical school Florida State sends its third- and fourth-year students to regional campuses across the state. Students from the College of Medicine’s Fort Pierce Regional Campus complete their clinical rotations in area physician offices and hospitals.

American Heart Association and American Stroke Association Primary Stroke Center Badge

Awarded the Gold Seal of ApprovalTM and designation as an Advanced Primary Stroke Center of Excellence by The Joint Commission

Healogics Logo

W. Clark Beckett, M.D., FACS, fellowship trained, board-certified vascular surgeon, was recognized with the ‘Medical Director of the Year’ award for Zone 3 by Healogics, Inc. as medical director of the Wound Healing Center.

National Healing Logo

Wound Healing Center wins Best Overall Clinical Outcomes by National Healing Corporation.

Advance for Respiratory Care and Sleep Medicine

Respiratory Department recognized as Best Respiratory Department in the Nation – ADVANCE for Respiratory Care and Sleep Medicine magazine

Advance for Nurses logo

Critical Care Unit named Best Nursing Team in Florida – ADVANCE for Nurses magazine

AACN Beacon Award for Excellence Badge

Beacon Award for Critical Care Excellence – American Association of Critical Care Nurses (Only 56 of nation’s 6,000 CCUs had received this prestigious recognition at the time the award was given.)

Indian River Press Journal Logo

Best Medical Center – Readers’ Choice Award, Press Journal

Florida Hospital Heroes Logo

Jeffrey L. Susi, President and CEO, one of 10 “Florida Hospital Heroes” – 
Florida Hospital Association

Palm Beach Post Logo

Lowest infection rate of 17 area hospitals – as cited in Palm Beach Post, AHCA data

Association of Fundraising Professionals - FL, Indian River Chapter Logo

Auxiliary received Outstanding Group Supporting Philanthropy Award from Treasure Coast Chapter of the American Association of Fundraising Professionals

Indian River County Chamber of Commerce logo

Architectural Recognition Award for new Emergency Department, Indian River County Chamber of Commerce Industry Awards

The Joint Commission National Quality Approval Badge

Accredited by The Joint Commission

Commission on Cancer Accredited Program Badge

Cancer program accredited by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer. Accredited since 1989. Reaccreditation in 2015.

American College of Radiology Accreditation Seal

American College of Radiology accreditation

CAP Accredited Badge

College of American Pathologists accreditation

News [View All News]

Nov. 17

Four Suitors Selected to Advance to Next Stage of IRMC Partnership Process

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Nov. 15

Welcome in the Holidays at the Auxiliary of IRMC’s Florence Booms Celebration of Lights

Vero Beach, FLA (November 15, 2017) — Please join Indian...
Nov. 14

IRMC Recognized by American Association of Critical-Care Nurses with Bronze Level Beacon Award for Excellence

The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)...

Events [View All Events]

Nov. 23

Heart Failure Support Group

Heart Failure Support Group Fourth Thursday of every...
Nov. 23

Maternity Tour

Maternity Tour First and third Saturday, 11 a.m. Second and...
Nov. 23

Bereavement: For Parents Affected by the Death of a Child