Wake Forest Baptist Health - Davie Medical Center has received the following awards.
Davie Medical Center Recognized as an Age-Friendly Health System
All older adults deserve safe, high-quality health care that is based on what matters most to them as individuals and delivered reliably in every setting. Davie Medical Center is leading the way in making sure that every day, every older adult receives age-friendly health care.
As part of the Age-Friendly Health Systems movement, we are among the first health systems in the country implementing age-friendly health care. Learn more about this designation.
December Top General Hospital by Leapfrog - 2021
Highlighting its nationally recognized achievements in patient safety and quality, Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Davie Medical Center was named a Top General Hospital nationally by The Leapfrog Group, a health care safety and quality watchdog organization. This recognition is in addition to the ‘A’ grade the hospital recently received in Leapfrog’s Fall 2021 Hospital Safety Grades.
According to Leapfrog, the Top Hospital award is widely acknowledged as one of the most competitive awards American hospitals can receive.
“We are proud of our team members at Davie Medical Center whose hard work helped us gain the distinction of Top General Hospital,” said Chad Brown, president of Davie Medical Center. “This award shows our dedication in providing the highest quality of care to our patients and community.”
More than 2,200 hospitals were considered for the award. Among those, Davie Medical Center received a Top General distinction. A total of 149 hospitals nationwide were selected as Top Hospitals, including 46 as Top General Hospitals.
The quality of patient care across many areas of hospital performance is considered in establishing the qualifications for the award, including infection rates, surgery, and the hospital’s capacity to prevent medication and other errors. The rigorous standards are defined in each year’s Top Hospital Methodology.
“We are pleased to recognize Davie Medical Center as a Top Hospital this year,” said Leah Binder, president and CEO of The Leapfrog Group. “Even with the continued strain of the COVID-19 pandemic, Davie Medical Center has demonstrated an extraordinary dedication to excellent health care in Davie County. We congratulate the board, leadership, staff and clinicians who put their patients first.”
To qualify for the Top Hospitals distinction, hospitals must rank top among peers on the Leapfrog Hospital Survey, which assesses hospital performance on the highest standards for quality and patient safety. To see the full list of institutions honored as 2021 Top Hospitals, visit www.leapfroggroup.org/tophospitals.
About The Leapfrog Group
Founded in 2000 by large employers and other purchasers, The Leapfrog Group is a national nonprofit organization driving a movement for giant leaps forward in the quality and safety of American health care. The flagship Leapfrog Hospital Survey collects and transparently reports hospital performance, empowering purchasers to find the highest-value care and giving consumers the lifesaving information, they need to make informed decisions. The Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, Leapfrog’s other main initiative, assigns letter grades to hospitals based on their record of patient safety, helping consumers protect themselves and their families from errors, injuries, accidents and infections.
November Healthgrades - 2021
Wake Forest Baptist Health - Davie Medical Center is one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement according to new research released by Healthgrades, a leading resource that connects consumers, physicians and health systems. Every year, Healthgrades evaluates hospital performance at nearly 4,500 hospitals nationwide for 32 of the most common inpatient procedures and conditions using Medicare data, provided by 16 states.
Wake Forest Baptist Health – Davie Medical Center also received the 2021 Joint Replacement Excellence Award, Five-Star Recipient in Total Knee Replacement and Five-Star Recipient in Total Hip Replacement.
According to Healthgrades, the hospitals included in the Healthgrades America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement have demonstrated exceptional quality of care.
“Our Total Joint program has grown exponentially since its implementation at Davie”, said Chad Brown, president of Davie Medical Center. “We continue to hear from our patients about the great care, and experience, they receive. We are grateful for our team’s expertise and dedication to our patients, which makes these recognitions possible.”
David Pollock, MD, Professor, Section Chief of Adult Reconstruction, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, stated “Our team at Davie Medical Center strives to take care of each patient just like we would expect to be cared for if we were the patient. I am privileged to work with each member of our team and honored that they have earned this prestigious distinction.”
“Now more than ever, consumers understand the importance of hospital quality and starting to become more diligent when researching where they receive care,” said Brad Bowman, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Healthgrades. “When selecting a hospital, consumers can feel confident in the America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement for their commitment to quality care and exceptional outcomes.”
Davie Medical Center is constantly working to improve its clinical quality and award winning patient- and family- centered care model. New, state-of-the-art surgical suites were added in 2019, with MRI and imaging upgrades planned for later in 2021.
November Fall Leapfrog Grade A - 2021
Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Davie Medical Center was awarded an ‘A’ in the Fall 2021 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, a national distinction recognizing the medical center’s achievements protecting patients from harm and providing safer health care. This is the first time Davie Medical Center has had enough patient volume and measures to be included in this survey.
The Leapfrog Group is an independent national watchdog organization driven by employers and other purchasers of health care committed to improving health care quality and safety for consumers and purchasers.
“In the face of COVID-19 and all of the challenges put before us - we continue to be committed to our standard of excellence in all that we do. This score is yet another example of our patient and family centered high quality care we offer,” said Chad Brown, president of Davie Medical Center.
Developed under the guidance of a national expert panel, the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade uses a number of measures of publicly available hospital safety data to assign grades to more than 2,600 U.S. acute-care hospitals twice per year.
“This grade represents our entire team, from support staff, to nurses, to providers, we are all accountable to provide great patient care and this is something we can be very proud of as a team,” said Kim Stanbery DNP, RN, NEA-BC, OCN, chief nursing officer at Davie Medical Center.
Davie Medical Center’s full grade details are available at hospitalsafetygrade.org.
February Top 22 patient recommended hospitals in country by CMS - 2020
Wake Forest Baptist Health – Davie Medical Center has been recognized as one of the top 22 patient-recommended hospitals in the United States by The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid.
This recognition is based on Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) scores, a survey instrument and data collection methodology for measuring patients' perceptions of their hospital experience. This list was specifically connected to a survey question answered by the respondent as “Yes, I would definitely recommend this hospital.”
Inclusion in this exclusive national list of hospitals is in tandem with other recent patient experience awards that Davie Medical Center has received.
“We take pride in caring for our surrounding communities and families. When leaders throughout our health system and our community ask what our secret is, I tell them it is the people on this impressive team,” said Chad Brown, president of Davie Medical Center. “This recognition shows that each member of our care team has an inherent drive for caring for our patients with compassion and quality.”
November Guardian and Pinnacle of Excellence - 2019
Wake Forest Baptist Health – Davie Medical Center has been named a 2019 Guardian of Excellence and 2019 Pinnacle of Excellence Award winner by Press Ganey, a national patient experience company.
Presented annually, the Guardian of Excellence Award is a nationally-recognized symbol of achievement, honoring health care organizations that consistently perform in the top 5 percent in patient experience. This year’s award was given for three different areas: inpatient services, medical practice and ambulatory surgery.
In addition to the Guardian award, Davie Medical Center received The Pinnacle of Excellence Award which recognizes top-performing health care organizations nationwide on the basis of extraordinary achievement and consistently high levels of excellence for at least three years. This award has been given to the hospital’s ambulatory surgery department.
“While these honors highlight specific departments, I want our community to know that all of our team members at Davie Medical Center have helped to make this achievement possible,” said Chad Brown, president of Davie Medical Center. “This award recognizes the passion for care that each member of our team provides on a daily basis to our patients.”
"Congratulations to Davie Medical Center for receiving these distinguished awards,” said Patrick T. Ryan, Executive Chairman of Press Ganey. “This honor reflects their unwavering commitment to improving the safety, quality, and experience of care.”
November Guardian of Excellence - 2018
Wake Forest Baptist Health – Davie Medical Center has been named a 2018 Guardian of Excellence Award winner by Press Ganey, a national patient experience company.
Presented annually, the Guardian of Excellence Award is a nationally-recognized symbol of achievement, honoring health care organizations that consistently perform in the top 5 percent in patient experience.
While we congratulate our inpatient unit and our surgical care unit for receiving these awards, I am extremely proud of all of our team members at Davie Medical Center whose dedication helped us gain this recognition,” said Chad Brown, president of Davie Medical Center. “This award recognizes our passion and commitment to providing a great experience and the highest quality of care to each patient and their families.”
"We are proud to partner with Davie Medical Center to support their mission to provide safe, high-quality, patient-centered care.” said Patrick T. Ryan, CEO of Press Ganey. “They are truly dedicated to delivering exceptional care in the community they serve, and their commitment to capturing and acting on patient experience feedback is a very powerful demonstration of this.”