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Awards and Recognition

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:


Top 5-Star Quality and Patient Satisfaction Rating: 2016 & 2015

Awarded by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Ohio Valley Surgical Hospital earned a top 5-Star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for Quality and Patient Experience. Ohio Valley was the only hospital in the Dayton and Springfield region to earn this perfect score.


Press Ganey “Guardian of Excellence Award” for Outstanding Patient Experience

Ohio Valley Surgical Hospital was named a Press Ganey “Guardian of Excellence” award winner for the second consecutive year for consistently achieving the 95th Percentile 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.


Healthgrades Outstanding Patient Experience Award™

Ohio Valley received the 2016 and 2017 Healthgrades Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ which 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 as Outstanding Patient Experience Award recipients.


Healthgrades Safety Excellence Award™

Ohio Valley also received the 2016 and 2017 Healthgrades Patient Safety Excellence Award, recognizing hospitals that have the lowest occurrences of 14 preventable patient safety events. These hospitals are in the top 10% in the nation for patient safety. More than one million people a day rely upon Healthgrades to research, compare and connect with hospitals and physicians. Healthgrades provides consumers with the information they need to make more informed decisions, including information about patient satisfaction and hospital quality.


Becker’s Hospital Review: 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare: 2014

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.


Dayton Business Journal’s “Best Places to Work”

The Dayton Business Journal named OVSH as one of the "2013 Best Places to Work" in the Miami Valley. Ohio Valley Surgical Hospital was the only winner selected from the greater Springfield area, joining an elite class of 15 regional employers who have won this distinguished award.


Consumer Reports: Best for Surgical Safety in 2013

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.


Women’s Choice Award 2017: America’s 100 Best Hospitals

Ohio Valley has been selected as one of America’s top 100 hospitals for creating an extraordinary patient experience for women and their families. 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.


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.