Awards and Recognition

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At Ohio Valley Surgical Hospital, our mission is “To Elevate the Standard of Health Care in OUR Community.” Our commitment to patients and their families has been recognized on a local, regional and national level. We are honored to be the recipient of the following recognitions and awards:

Women's Choice Award 2020: Orthopedics and Outpatient Experience

Ohio Valley has been selected as one of America’s Best Hospitals™ for creating an extraordinary outpatient experience for women and their families. Ohio Valley was also named one the best hospitals for Orthopedics, being ranked among the top 1% in the nation. This award identifies the country’s best healthcare institutions based on Medicare data, weighted according to the preference of women in a national survey of female respondents.

Press Ganey "Guardian of Excellence" award in Outpatient Experience

Ohio Valley Surgical Hospital was named a Press Ganey award winner for the third time in 2019. This award recognizes top-performing health care organizations that have achieved the 95th percentile, or above, of performance in Patient Experience. Press Ganey is a nationally-recognized private company, recognized as a pioneer and thought leader in patient experience measurement and performance improvement solutions.

American College of Radiology Accreditation: Breast Imaging Center of Excellence

The Ohio Valley Breast Center has earned the ACR gold seal of accreditation as a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence. This means that the Breast Center at Ohio Valley meets the highest standards for imaging quality and safety because we have:

  • Voluntarily gone through a vigorous review process to ensure that we meet nationally accepted standards of care.
  • Personnel that are well qualified, through education and certification, to perform medical imaging, interpret images and administer radiation therapy treatments.
  • Equipment that is appropriate for the test or treatment. Exceeded quality assurance and safety guidelines.

Dayton Business Journal's "Best Places to Work" in 2019

The Dayton Business Journal named OVSH as one of the "2019 Best Places to Work" in Miami Valley. Ohio Valley Surgical Hospital was the only winner selected from the greater Springfield area to receive this distinguished award


Top 5-Star Quality, Patient Satisfaction and Patient Experience Rating





Awarded by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), Ohio Valley Surgical Hospital has earned a top-5 Star rating for Quality, Patient Satisfaction and Patient Experience.


Healthgrades Outstanding Patient Experience Award™

Ohio Valley has received the Healthgrades Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ from 2017-2019.
This award recognizes hospitals that provide an overall outstanding patient experience.
Healthgrades evaluates patient experience performance by applying a scoring methodology to 10 patient experience measures, using data collected from the hospital’s own patients.
Hospitals in the top 15% with the highest overall patient experience scores are recognized.


Becker’s Hospital Review: 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare

Becker’s Hospital Review recognized Ohio Valley Surgical Hospital on its 2014 list of “150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare.” To develop the list, the Becker's Healthcare editorial team conducted research, considered nominations and evaluated organizations based on their benefits, workplace culture, professional development opportunities and previous recognition for workplace excellence. The resulting list includes 150 healthcare organizations that promote employee satisfaction and “go above and beyond” for their employees.


Consumer Reports: Best for Surgical Safety

Consumer Reports magazine rated nearly 2,500 U.S. hospitals for safety and success factors related to surgery. Dr. John Santa, Consumer Reports’ medical adviser, commented, “We think these ratings are an important first step in giving patients the information they need to make an informed choice.” Ohio Valley Surgical Hospital received one of the best scores in the region and was included in a Channel 7 News story for its ranking on August 7, 2013.


99% recommend Ohio Valley Surgical Hospital

More than 99% of patients surveyed would recommend us to their family and friends. We have consistently maintained this 99%+ monthly survey rating since opening in 2009.


Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval

Ohio Valley Surgical Hospital has earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval® for Hospital Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. The Gold Seal of Approval® is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization's commitment to providing safe and effective patient care and adhering to strict guidelines and standards developed to meet the unique and specialized needs of our patients.


American College of Radiology Accreditation in MRI, CT and Ultrasound

The American College of Radiology awards accreditation to health care facilities for the achievement of high practice standards after a peer-review evaluation of its practice. Image quality and procedure evaluations are conducted by board-certified radiologists and medical physicists who are experts in the field. The accreditation program also evaluates personnel qualifications, adequacy of facility equipment, quality control procedures and quality assurance programs.


American College of Radiology Accreditation in Mammography and Pink Ribbon Facility

The Ohio Valley Breast Center has earned the ACR gold seal of accreditation in Mammography, which represents the highest level of image quality and patient safety. It is awarded only to facilities meeting ACR Practice Parameters and Technical Standards after a peer-review evaluation by board-certified physicians and medical physicists. The Ohio Valley Breast Center has been recognized as a Pink Ribbon Facility for providing excellent breast health and showing exceptional commitment and support to the women in our community.