Awards and Recognition
|Most Wired Hospital/Health System
Riverside Health System has been named to the nation’s Most Wired list for the seventh consecutive year, according to the results of the 2011 Most Wired Survey and Benchmarking Study released in the July issue of Hospitals & Health Networks magazine. Riverside’s Most Wired designation highlights the importance of using electronic medical records in patient care.
|Medical Group Preeminence
Riverside Medical Group (RMG) has been honored with the annual Medical Group Preeminence Award. This prestigious national award is given annually by the American Medical Group Association (AMGA) to organizations that continuously strive to improve patient care through innovation, advanced communications and information sharing, the creation of sound public policy and effective physician leadership development.
|Exemplary Efforts Serving The Community
In recognition of its broad-based efforts to improve the lives of the most vulnerable members of its community, Riverside Health System in Newport News, Va., has been named a national finalist for the 2007 Foster G. McGaw Prize – one of the most prestigious honors for excellence in community service in healthcare. The Foster G. McGaw Prize is sponsored by the American Hospital Association (AHA), The Baxter International Foundation and the Cardinal Health Foundation.
Employer of Choice
Riverside Health System, following a rigorous evaluation process, received the national honor of being designated "Employer of Choice®." This award recognizes an organization’s dedication to a higher level of employee commitment that assures customer loyalty and satisfaction.
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|Elite Heart/Stroke Physician Recognition
Twenty-six Riverside Medical Group physicians recently earned recognition by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) for delivery of quality cardiovascular and cerebrovascular care. The Heart/Stroke Recognition Program (HSRP), created by the NCQA, the American Heart Association, and the American Stroke Association, awards recognition to physicians who demonstrate high quality in providing care to patients with heart or vascular conditions or who have had a stroke.
|Hospital of Choice
Recognized as one of the most customer-friendly hospitals in the United States, Riverside Regional Medical Center was selected to receive the Hospital of Choice Award from the American Alliance of Healthcare Providers (AAHCP). Riverside received this award for three years.
|Top Heart and Vascular Center
Riverside Regional Medical Center has been selected as one of the nation’s 100 top cardiovascular hospitals by Solucient®. The annual Solucient® award for cardiovascular services objectively measures performance on key criteria at the nation’s top performing acute-care hospitals. This was the second time Riverside has been recognized with this honor.
Hospital: Riverside (Gold)
Riverside Diagnostic Center - Oyster Point Named Among Top in Nation
The Riverside Diagnostic Center Oyster Point has been designated a "Breast Imaging Center of Excellence" by the Commission on Quality and Safety and the Commission on Breast Imaging.
Riverside Regional Medical Center Receives Top Ranking for Orthopedic Care
Riverside Regional Medical Center has been recognized by Medicare for excellent results in hip and knee surgery. The 3-year study is called HQID Medicare and is designed to improve the quality of patient care.
Top Places to Work
Riverside Rehabilitation Institute, a five time winner, Women’s Healthcare and Hilton Family Practice, were recognized as three of the Top 25 Best Places to Work in Hampton Roads. A panel of five judges reviewed and scored applications based on the criteria of company culture/personality, compensation, family friendly policies, and employee development. The competition is sponsored by “Inside Business,” a Hampton Roads based business magazine.