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The Joint Commission Recognizes Quality

Beebe Healthcare received The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for:

  • Joint Replacement - Hip 
  • Joint Replacement - Knee 
  • Spine Surgery 
  • Stroke 
  • Heart Failure

The Gold Seal of Approval® is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing safe and effective patient care. The American College of Surgeons Verification Review Committee verified our Trauma Center as a Level III, reflecting Beebe’s continual commitment to caring for those men and women who need emergency medical care due to serious accidents.

National Patient Safety Goals: Beebe Healthcare's commitment to quality is evident through our association with the Joint Commission National Patient Safety Goals. Learn more at www.qualitycheck.org.


Beebe Healthcare Recognized by Healthgrades

Beebe Healthcare has been recognized by Healthgrades, the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals, for its high achievements in Pulmonary Services, Joint Replacement, Critical Care, and Surgery. Healthgrades’ analysis places Beebe Healthcare in the top 5 percent of hospitals for Pulmonary Services and in the top 10 percent of hospitals for Joint Replacement. Additionally, Beebe was named a five-star recipient for Spinal Fusion Surgery.

  • Recipient of the Healthgrades 2019 Joint Replacement Excellence Award
  • Five-Star recipient for Total Knee Replacement for 16 years in a row (2004-2019)
  • Five-Star recipient for Total Hip Replacement for three years in a row (2017-2019)
  • Healthgrades Pulmonary Care Excellence Award for three years in a row (2017-2019)
  • Top 10 percent in the nation for Overall Pulmonary Services for three years in a row (2017-2019)
  • Five-Star recipient for treatment of Pneumonia for 14 years in a row (2006-2019)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Small Intestine Surgery

Every year, Healthgrades evaluates hospital performance at nearly 4,500 hospitals nationwide for 34 of the most common inpatient procedures and conditions. The complete Healthgrades Report to the Nation and detailed study methodology, can be found at www.healthgrades.com/quality.

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Beebe Earns Blue Distinction for Cardiac Care

Beebe Healthcare is proud to announce that Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Delaware has recognized the not-for-profit healthcare system with a Blue Distinction Centers for Cardiac Care designation. Blue Distinction Centers are nationally designated providers that show expertise in delivering improved patient safety and better health outcomes, based on objective measures that were developed with input from the medical community and leading accreditation and quality organizations. Learn More.

Beebe Named Blue Distinction® Center+ for Maternity Care

Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Delaware has recognized Beebe Healthcare with a Blue Distinction® Center+ for Maternity Care designation as part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program. Blue Distinction Centers are nationally designated hospitals that show expertise in delivering improved patient safety and better health outcomes, based on objective measures that were developed with input from the medical community. Learn More.

Beebe Healthcare Earns Blue Distinction® for Cardiac Care

BEEBE EARNS FOUR AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION AWARDS

Beebe Healthcare has received four Quality Achievement Awards from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. These awards recognize Beebe’s commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of care for our patients and our community. The Mission: Lifeline recognition signifies ownership of leading high-quality care, even outside the doors of our own facility.

  • Get With The Guidelines® – Resuscitation Silver Plus Adult Patient Population Award
  • Get With The Guidelines® – Heart Failure Gold Plus Award
  • Get With The Guidelines® – Stroke Gold Plus Award and Target: Stroke Honor Roll Award
  • Mission: Lifeline® STEMI Receiving Center Silver Recognition

Learn more about the 2019 AHA/ASA awards.


Beebe Vein Center Earns Accreditation

Beebe Vein Center is accredited by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) in the area of Superficial Venous Treatment and Management. Learn more.


Beebe Cardiac Rehab & Ornish Lifestyle Medicine Programs Earn Accreditation

Beebe Healthcare has been awarded with Intensive Cardiac Rehabilitation re-certification for 2019 through the Medicare-approved program, Dr. Ornish’s Program for Reversing Heart Disease® (Ornish Lifestyle Medicine™).  Learn More »


Pulmonary Rehabilitation Certified by Industry Leader

Beebe Healthcare is proud to announce the certification of its pulmonary rehabilitation program by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR). Beebe Healthcare was recognized for its commitment to improving the quality of life by enhancing standards of care.

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Beebe Healthcare's Tunnell Cancer Center Receives Reaccreditation

Beebe Healthcare’s Tunnell Cancer Center has received reaccreditation by the Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI®) Certification Program, an affiliate of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). The QOPI® Certification Program (QCP™) provides a three-year certification for outpatient hematology-oncology practices that meet nationally recognized standards for quality cancer care. This reaccreditation is an example of Beebe's dedication to quality care and the support of the Tunnell Cancer Center team.


Tunnell Cancer Center Earns National Recognition for Quality

The Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons has granted a Three-Year Accreditation with Commendation to the Tunnell Cancer Center at Beebe. This is the fourth time that Tunnell Cancer Center has gained the coveted Commendation designation as part of the Certificate of Accreditation.

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Breast Health Program Granted Accreditation

Beebe Healthcare has been granted a three-year/Full accreditation designation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), a program administered by the American College of Surgeons. The designation represents a renewal for Beebe Healthcare, which earned the accreditation in 2013 and was the first organization in Delaware to do so.


Beebe is Baby Friendly

Beebe was granted re-certification as a Baby-Friendly Hospital in 2019. Beebe was first designated as a Baby-Friendly™ Hospital in 2013, reflecting its commitment to the optimal level of care for infant feeding and mother-and-infant bonding. Beebe Healthcare is the first organization in Delaware to earn this international designation, launched as part of the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI) in 1991 by the World Health Organization and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF).


Safe Sleep Certification

Beebe Healthcare has been recognized by the National Safe Sleep Hospital Certification Program as a “Gold Safe Sleep Champion,” the highest designation, for its commitment to best practices and education on infant safe sleep. The National Safe Sleep Hospital Certification Program was created by Cribs for Kids®, a Pittsburgh-based organization dedicated to preventing infant, sleep-related deaths due to accidental suffocation. Beebe Healthcare, a Cribs for Kids® partner, also has been recognized for following the safe sleep guidelines recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), and for providing training programs for parents, staff and the community.


NICHE Designated Site Since 2011

Since 2011, Beebe has been designated as a NICHE (Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders) location. The vision of NICHE is for all patients 65 and over to be given sensitive and exemplary care.


All Beebe Medical Group Primary Care Practices Earn National Recognition for Patient-Centered Care

The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) recently announced that all nine of the Beebe Medical Group Primary Care Practices of Southern Delaware have received NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Recognition for using evidence-based, patient-centered processes that focus on highly coordinated care and long‐term, participative relationships. The NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home is a model of primary care that combines teamwork and information technology to improve care, improve patients’ experience of care and reduce costs.


BEEBE RECEIVES HIGHEST RATING FOR SURGICAL OUTCOMES

Beebe Healthcare is rated better than average, the highest available rating, for surgical outcomes for patients 65 and older by the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program. More information.


CENTERS FOR MEDICARE AND MEDICAID SERVICES' HOSPITAL QUALITY COMPARISON

Beebe Healthcare is committed to quality for all patients. Beebe is a voluntary participant in the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' (CMS) Hospital Compare. Participating hospitals are scored on quality measures associated with clinical conditions. This information will help you compare the quality of care hospitals provide.

*Directions to access CMS quality information about Beebe:
Under the "Search Tools" section of the CMS website, click on Compare Hospitals in Your Area. Under the "How Would You Like to Search for a Hospital" section, select the option to search for a hospital by name. Type in Beebe and select Delaware as the State. Beebe will come up as an option; just click on the selection box. You must then select a condition you want to view concerning Beebe Healthcare's quality measures.