Accreditations and Honors

Nationally recognized care.

Accreditations & Certifications:

  • Baton Rouge's first Magnet® Nursing Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center
  • Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval
  • One of South Louisiana's Breast Imaging Centers of Excellence by the American College of Radiology
  • 3-Year/full accreditation designation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), a program administered by the American College of Surgeons
  • Louisiana's First ACR Breast MRI Accreditation by the American College of Radiology
  • 30+ years of Pathology Lab Accreditation by the College of American Pathologists
  • Silver Commendation by American College of Surgeons' Commission on Cancer
  • Two-year Guided Infant Feeding Technique re-certified by Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals
  • Accredited as a MBSAQIP Comprehensive Center in Bariatrics

Awards & Honors:

  • 2016 Women’s Choice Awards for America’s Best Hospitals for Obstetrics, Cancer Care and Breast Centers
  • Louisiana Nurses Foundation and Louisiana State Nurses Association 2012 Specialty Hospital of the Year
  • Modern Healthcare's 100 Best Places to Work in Healthcare in 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015
  • Vermont Oxford Network Project's "Your Ideal NICU"
  • Becker's 2014 and 2015 "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare"
  • Becker's 2014 Hospital Review "100 Hospitals With Great Women's Health Programs" 
  • Four-star rating in first national HCAHPS patient satisfaction survey
  • Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award
  • WomenCertified® as one of the Top 100 Hospitals for Patient Experience
  • Greater Baton Rouge Business Report "Best Places to Work in Baton Rouge"
  • Baton Rouge Parents magazine "Family Favorite Birthing Hospital of 2014"
  • Louisiana State Nurses Association "2013 Hospital of the Year"
  • Recognized as a Gold-Fit Friendly Worksite by the American Heart Association
  • Awarded the Safety star for two years by the Louisiana Hospital Association
  • Louisiana Breastfeeding Coalition Breastfeeding-Friendly Workplace Champion
  • American Hospital Association NOVA Award presented to the Mayor’s Healthy City Initiative
  • Louisiana Life Magazine Top-Ranked Hospital
  • Department of Health and Hospitals WellSpot designation