Honors, Awards, Designations & Accreditations

Over the years, our success in creating an environment for safe, clinically sound, patient-centered care has earned many accolades from across our industry. While these honors, awards, designations and accreditations recognize our commitment to providing exceptional patient care, they also challenge us toward continuous improvement in care.

2017

CMS 4-Star Rating

We received a four-star rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), largely reflecting our significant commitment to quality and safety.

Becker's Healthcare

Becker's Healthcare, a leading source of cutting-edge business and legal information for health care industry leaders, has named us among the 53 hospitals in the United States with the lowest proportion of serious complications per discharge. We are the only Michigan hospital earning this recognition. 

2016

CMS 4-Star Rating

We received a four-star rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), largely reflecting our significant commitment to quality and safety.

We Honor Veterans

Henry Ford Allegiance Health is proud to have been designated a Level 3 Hospice Partner of the We Honor Veterans program, a collaboration with the National Hospice Palliative Care Organization and the Veterans Administration.

2013

CareChex 2013 Patient Safety & Medical Excellence Awards

For ranking in the Top 10% of U.S. hospitals for patient safety related to: Heart Attack Treatment, Heart Failure Treatment, Vascular Surgery, Overall Medical Care and Overall Surgical Care. And for ranking among the Top 100 hospitals in the nation for: Heart Attack Treatment, Trauma Care, Overall Hospital Care and Overall Medical Care.

2012

CareChex 2012 Medical Excellence Award

From the Delta Group, one of the nation’s largest privately held health care information service companies. Henry Ford Allegiance Health was honored with three awards for Overall Medical Care, Overall Hospital Care and Overall Surgical Care.

2012 VHA Leadership Award for Community Benefit Excellence

Henry Ford Allegiance Health was one of only two health systems in the country to receive this award for excellence in community service.

2011

Thomson Reuters 100 Top Hospitals

This is the fifth time — and third time in four years — Henry Ford Allegiance Health has received the 100 Top Hospitals designation for being a "best hospital, overall" based on national performance measures.

Michigan Quality Council Honor Roll

Bestowed by an independent panel of judges when an organization demonstrates consistent progress toward performance excellence.

2010

American Hospital Association’s 2010 Foster G. McGaw Prize for Excellence in Community Service

One of the most esteemed community service honors in health care, the Foster G. McGaw Prize is presented to only one hospital in the United States each year. To qualify, a health care organization must demonstrate that it provides innovative programs to significantly improve the health and well-being of its community.

Thomson Reuters 100 Top Hospitals for National Benchmarks

This is the fourth time Henry Ford Allegiance Health has received the 100 Top Hospitals designation for being a “best hospital, overall” based on national performance measures. It also distinguishes Henry Ford Allegiance Health as 1 of the top 20 large community hospitals in the country.

Thomson Reuters 100 Top Hospitals: Everest Award for National Benchmarks

Henry Ford Allegiance Health is 1 of only 23 hospitals in the United States to win this new award, which honors hospitals that are achieving the highest standards for quality care and improving long-term performance at the fastest rate. This prestigious award recognizes Henry Ford Allegiance Health’s ability to sustain excellent performance based on rigorous national standards.

2009

Premier Award for Quality

This award recognized Henry Ford Allegiance for outstanding patient care and setting the standard for clinical excellence and operational efficiency. Henry Ford Allegiance was one of only 23 of the 3,796 eligible hospitals nationwide to be recognized by AFQ, placing our health system among the Top 1 Percent.

2008

Premier Award for Quality

Henry Ford Allegiance Health is one of 27 winners out of more than 3,800 eligible hospitals nationwide.

Thomson Reuters 100 Top Hospitals

One of only two large-sized facilities in Michigan to receive this distinction, Henry Ford Allegiance Health was recognized for achieving excellence in the following areas: Clinical Outcomes, Patient Safety, Financial Performance and Efficiency. Henry Ford Allegiance Health was also named a Thomson Reuters 100 Top Hospitals Performance Improvement Leader.

Cancer Care

The American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer (CoC) has designated Henry Ford Allegiance Health as an accredited cancer center. This distinction is granted only to those facilities that have voluntarily committed to provide the best in cancer diagnosis and treatment and are able to comply with established CoC standards.

Heart & Vascular Center

Henry Ford Allegiance Health is Blue Distinction Center for Cardiac Care®, as designated by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Michigan. This signifies that Henry Ford Allegiance Health has demonstrated its commitment to quality care, resulting in better overall outcomes for cardiac patients. To earn this recognition, hospitals must meet strict clinical criteria, developed with recommendations from expert physicians and medical organizations, including the American College of Cardiology and the Society of Thoracic Surgeons. Blue Distinction Centers for Cardiac Care provide a full range of cardiac care services, including inpatient cardiac carecardiac rehabilitationcardiac catheterization and open-heart surgery.

Orthopaedics & Spine

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan (BCBSM) designated Henry Ford Allegiance Health as a Blue Distinction Center for Specialty Care® in the areas of spine surgery and hip and knee replacement. According to BCBSM, these designations are based on criteria that “emphasize important aspects of quality and safety” and “will help patients and referring physicians identify hospitals that offer comprehensive, integrated orthopaedic care.”

Stroke Center

Henry Ford Allegiance Health has also achieved Advanced Certification from the Joint Commission as a Primary Stroke Center, which signifies that Henry Ford Allegiance Health achieves the best possible outcomes for stroke patients.

Trauma Care

Henry Ford Allegiance Health has been verified as a Level II Trauma Center by the American College of Surgeons.

Joint Commission

Henry Ford Allegiance Health is accredited by the Joint Commission, which is the nation’s predominant standards-setting and accrediting body in healthcare. Joint Commission accreditation and certification is recognized nationwide as a symbol of quality and reflects an organization’s commitment to meeting certain performance standards.

American Academy of Sleep Medicine

Our Sleep Health Center is accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM). The AASM Standards for Accreditation ensure that sleep medicine providers display and maintain proficiency in areas such as testing procedures and policies, patient safety and follow-up, and physician and staff training.

Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Vascular Laboratories

Henry Ford Allegiance Vascular Health is accredited by the Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Vascular Laboratories (ICAVL). The ICAVL is a non-profit organization established with the support of 11 medical societies, including physicians, technologists and sonographers that represent many medical specialties including cardiology, neurology, radiology and others.

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