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Awards, Quality & Accreditation

Award-winning excellence! SMHC physicians and staff provide care that is among the nation's best. Accreditation is a distinction given to SMHC when its performance meets or exceeds standards and quality expectations.


A for Patient Safety

Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade Fall 2022 Award

SMHC received an “A” grade in the Fall  2022 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, a national distinction recognizing MMC’s achievements protecting patients from errors, injuries, accidents and infections. This rating demonstrates how focused our care team is on providing a safe place for patients to come to for their health care. The Leapfrog Group is an independent national watchdog organization committed to health care quality and safety. The Safety Grade is updated every six months. It is the only hospital ratings program based exclusively on hospitals’ prevention of medical errors and other harms to patients in their care. The Hospital Safety Grade’s methodology is peer-reviewed and fully transparent, and the results are free to the public.



Joint Commission Gold Seal

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Accreditation by the Joint Commission signifies that SMHC has achieved national quality standards and reflects our commitment to patient care.



Nationally Recognized Cancer Care

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SMHC’s Cancer Care program is accredited by the Commission on Cancer for achieving national standards for cancer treatment.



Highest Level of Breast Care



SMHC’s Center for Breast Care is accredited at the highest level in the United States by the NAPBC.




Nationally Recognized Joint Replacement Surgery

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SMHC’s Joint Replacement Program has earned the Joint Commission’s gold seal of approval for hip and knee replacement surgery.




Highest Quality Weight Loss Program



The American College of Surgeons has accredited SMHC’s Metabolic and Bariatric Surgical Weight Loss Program at the highest level.




Sleep Center of Excellence



SMHC’s Center for Sleep Disorders is accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.



Highest Level of Primary Care



Nine of SMHC’s primary care practices have been recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) for providing Level 3 Patient-Centered Medical Home care to their patients.