Recognition for Manatee Memorial Hospital
The Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval
The Joint Commission accredits healthcare organizations which meet its rigorous performance standards for delivering safe, high quality care.
The Workplace Partnership for Life Program, Platinum Level (2017-2021)
The Workplace Partnership for Life program is a national initiative that unites the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, and the organ donation community with workplaces across the nation in educating on the importance of donation and increasing organ, eye and tissue donor registrations. Manatee Memorial Hospital received the platinum level recognition for the last five years and the silver award in 2014.
Cardiovascular Services Awards
Chest Pain, MI Registry, Platinum Performance Achievement Award from the National Cardiovascular Data Registry/American College of Cardiology (2021)
The award recognizes Manatee Memorial's commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of care for heart attack patients and signifies that treats patients to standard levels of care as outlined by the American College of Cardiology clinical guidelines and recommendations.
Transcatheter Valve Certification from the American College of Cardiology (2021)
The American College of Cardiology has recognized Manatee Memorial for its demonstrated expertise and commitment in treating patients receiving transcatheter valve repair and replacement procedures. This award is based on evaluation of the staff’s ability to meet standards for multidisciplinary teams, formalized training, shared decision-making and registry performance.
American Heart Association Mission: Lifeline STEMI Receiving Center Gold Quality Achievement Award (2015-2021)
Heart attack patients receive prompt care consistent with the latest scientific guidelines from the American Heart Association. This program helps ensure prompt, evidence-based care for the severe type of heart attack known as ST Elevation Acute Myocardial Infarction.
American College of Cardiology Accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI and Resuscitation
This award recognizes the efficient and effective care provided by Manatee Memorial to establish consistent, high quality processes and ensure the best care possible.
Intersocietal Accreditation Commission Accredited Adult Transthoracic and Transesophageal Echocardiography
The accreditation is given after an extensive, expert review of operational and technical procedures and is indicative of compliance with national standards and a commitment to providing quality testing and patient care.
General Surgery Awards
Blue Distinction® Centers for Bariatric Surgery by the Blue Cross® and Blue Shield® Association (2021)
BDC for Bariatric Surgery recognizes facilities that meet rigorous quality evaluations to measure structure, process, and patient outcomes.
Accredited Center of Excellence in Robotic Surgery, Surgical Review Corporation (2020)
Manatee Memorial was recognized for providing the highest quality of care and patient safety by Surgical Review Corporation. Status as an accredited facility means that Manatee Memorial Hospital has met nationally and internationally recognized standards.
Breast Care Center Accreditation from the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers
The National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers has granted a Three-Year Accreditation to the Manatee Memorial Hospital Breast Care Center. To achieve voluntary NAPBC accreditation, Manatee Memorial Hospital’s Breast Care Center demonstrated compliance with the NAPBC standards that look at a center’s leadership, clinical services, research, community outreach, professional education, and quality improvement.
Aetna Institute of Quality® Bariatric Surgery Facility
This award signifies high standards of quality and cost-effective care. Factors including number of procedures, success rates, and complication rates were measured to determine this rating.
American College of Radiology Designated Lung Cancer Screening Center
Manatee Memorial adheres to standards set by the American College of Radiology and has earned a designation as a lung cancer screening center.
Screening Center of Excellence by the Lung Cancer Alliance
This award recognizes excellence in screening services in accordance with the guidelines set by the Lung Cancer Alliance.
Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program Accredited Comprehensive Center
Manatee Memorial is accredited as a Center of Excellence by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program. The bariatric team at Manatee Memorial offers support through the entire weight-loss surgery process, from pre-op education to post-op support.
American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer Accredited Oncology/Cancer Program
The Commission on Cancer defines evidence and consensus-based standards, require an operational infrastructure, collect high quality cancer data, and validate compliance with standards through external peer review.
Imaging Services Awards
CT Adult – Head, Neck Chest, Abdomen Accredited Facility, American College of Radiology
This accreditation recognizes commitment to high quality adult computed tomography services.
CT Pediatric– Head, Neck Chest, Abdomen Accredited Facility, American College of Radiology
This accreditation recognizes commitment to high quality pediatric computed tomography services.
MRI Head, Spine, Body, Musculoskeletal, MRA Accredited Facility, American College of Radiology
This accreditation recognizes commitment to high quality magnetic resonance imaging services.
Nuclear Medicine Accredited Facility, American College of Radiology
This accreditation recognizes commitment to high quality nuclear medicine services.
Ultrasound Accredited Facility, American College of Radiology
This accreditation recognizes commitment to high quality ultrasound services.
Laboratory Services Awards
College of American Pathologists Laboratory Accreditation
This accreditation ensures that laboratories meet and exceed standards to improve patient care and safety, maintain accuracy of test results, and ensure accurate patient diagnosis.
College of American Pathologists Blood Gas Laboratory Accreditation
This accreditation signifies excellence in patient care and safety practices within blood gas laboratory services.
Orthopedic Services Awards
The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Total Hip and Knee Replacement Certifications (2021)
This certification recognizes commitment to continuous performance improvement, providing high quality patient care and reducing risks in total hip and knee replacement practices.
Stroke Services Awards
American Heart Association®/American Stroke Association® Get With the Guidelines® Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award and Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus (2023)
Manatee Memorial Hospital received this recognition for its commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines, ultimately leading to more lives saved and reduced disability.
U.S. News & World Report High Performing Hospital for Stroke (2023-2024)
This award indicates a high performance rating meaning Manatee Memorial performed significantly better than the national average in stroke care.
Comprehensive Stroke Certification by Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (2020)
Manatee Memorial Hospital was awarded the Comprehensive Stroke Certification by Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program, the nation’s original independent, accreditation program. This certification confirms that the stroke specialty of Manatee Memorial Hospital is providing high quality care as determined by an independent, external process of evaluation.
Wound Care Awards
Healogics Center of Distinction Award (2022)
This award recognizes expertise in healing chronic wounds. The Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine was awarded this prestigious honor by Healogics, the nation's largest provider of advanced wound care services.