Renown Health's mission is to serve the community. This commitment has been recognized by various agencies, institutions and programs with awards and accreditations. We're proud to display these achievements.

The Joint Commission

Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval for Hospital Accreditation 
Renown Regional earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Hospital Accreditation for a three-year period. During the review in December, Joint Commission surveyors evaluated compliance with hospital standards related to emergency management, environment of care, infection prevention and control, leadership, and medication management. Renown South Meadows Medical Center received The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® accreditation for Total Knee Replacement, Total Hip Replacement and Total Shoulder Replacement. Renown Hospice achieved a deficiency-free Joint Commission Survey with two best practices identified.

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) 4.5 Star Rating - Senior Care Plus

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Senior Care Plus, a Medicare Advantage Plan from Hometown Health, received a 4.5 Star Rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) making it the highest-rated Medicare Advantage Plan in the state of Nevada for 2018. Medicare Advantage Plans are rated on 44 unique quality and performance measures. Hometown Health also conducted a successful CMS Medicare Advantage Organization (MAO) Program Audit and CMS Call Center Surveillance.

American Association of Critical Care Nurses - Beacon Award for Excellence

American Association of Critical Care Nurses - Beacon Award for Excellence 
Renown’s Roseview, Sierra and Cardiac Intensive Care Units have each been awarded a Beacon Award of Excellence from the American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN). This award is based on sustained unit performance and patient outcomes that exceed national benchmarks. Renown had the only Intensive Care units awarded this distinction in Nevada.

URAC – Hometown Health

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Hometown Health was awarded URAC three-year reaccreditation demonstrating alignment with key components of the Affordable Care Act and healthcare industry trends.

National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) - Renown Health Medical Group sites

NCQA Recognition Programs
All Renown Medical Group locations have earned National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) Level III Recognitions, the highest level that can be attained, for using evidence-based, patient-centered processes that focus on highly coordinated care and long-term participative relationships

Commission on Cancer Accreditation

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Renown Institute for Cancer received three-year full accreditation from the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons with commendation in all seven areas. Only 25 percent of cancer programs attain this distinction, which recognizes the quality of comprehensive, multidisciplinary patient care. Renown is the only accredited Community Hospital Comprehensive Cancer program in northern Nevada to be selected, and one of only three programs statewide.

Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF)

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Renown Rehabilitation Hospital received a three-year CARF accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) International for Inpatient Rehab, Case Management and Stroke. Renown Rehabilitation Hospital is the region's first and only hospital to receive this accreditation.

ACTION Registry Silver Performance Achievement Award

American College of Cardiology ACTION Registry Silver Performance Achievement Award 
Renown is among nation’s top performing hospitals for treatment of heart attack patients and one of only 105 hospitals nationwide to receive this honor. The award recognizes commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of care for heart attack patients as outlined by the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association clinical guidelines and recommendations.

U.S. News & World Report

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In the U.S. News and World Report Best Hospital 2018-19 rankings, Renown Regional Medical Center was rated High Performing, its highest rating possible, for Colon Cancer Surgery. Renown South Meadows was rated High Performing for Hip Replacement. A hospital's score is based on multiple data categories, including patient outcomes, safety and volumes. Hospitals earning a high performing rating were significantly better than the national average.

Gold Plus Award for Stroke

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Awarded the Gold Plus Achievement award in 2018 by the American Stroke Association. This award recognizes the hospital team for quality achievement in the Get With The Guidelines quality improvement program.

Target: Stroke Elite Honor Roll

Gold Stroke Award 2018 
The American Stroke Association recognized Renown Regional Medical Center on its 2018 Target: Stroke Elite Honor Roll. This award recognizes the hospital team for quality achievement in the Get With The Guidelines quality improvement program.

Joint Commission

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The employees and physicians at Renown South Meadows Medical Center have once again been honored for having the highest quality patient care in the community, according to a recent report released from The Joint Commission. The Joint Commission honored Renown South Meadows as a Top Performing Hospital for meeting the "95 percent or greater" performance threshold for evidence-based clinical processes in both pneumonia and surgical care.

Gold Seal of Approval for Hip and Knee Joint Replacement

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Renown Regional Medical Center has earned its third Gold Seal of Approval® by The Joint Commission for management of hip and knee joint replacements. This approval recognizes Renown's dedication to compliance with The Joint Commission’s rigorous standards of care specific to patients' needs, including preoperative education, infection prevention and control, early mobilization and medication management. Renown received its most recent recertification by The Joint Commission in April 2018.

Designated Level II Trauma Center

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Awarded by the American College of Surgeons, Renown Regional Medical Center is northern Nevada's only designated level II trauma center.

American College of Radiology (ACR)

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Radiation Therapy at Renown Institute for Cancer is the only program in the region to receive national accreditation from the American College of Radiology (ACR) for radiation oncology. Only 222 facilities in the United States have received ACR Accreditation for Radiation Oncology and Renown Regional is the only hospital in the northern Nevada and northern California area to earn this national honor.

National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC)

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Renown Institute for Cancer is accredited by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC). NAPBC is a consortium of professional organizations from around the nation focused on breast health. The accreditation is given to centers dedicated to the improvement of quality care and outcomes of patients with diseases of the breast through evidence-based standards and patient and professional education.

Designated Cardiac Surgery Center for Excellence

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Renown's Institute for Heart Health has been designated a Center For Excellence in Cardiac Surgery by California Blue Cross/Blue Shield.

ABRET Accreditation

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The Institute for Neurosciences' EEG Laboratory is accredited by the Laboratory Accreditation Board of ABRET; accreditation means the EEG Laboratory met strict standards and is recognized as a place where patients and physicians can have confidence they are receiving quality diagnostics. ABRET (American Board of Registration of Electroencephalographic and Evoked Potential Technologists) is the credentialing board for EEG, Evoked Potential, and Neurophysiologic Intraoperative Monitoring Technologists.

Children's Hospital Associations Membership

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Renown Health is proud to announce its acceptance for supporting member status in the Children's Hospital Association (CHA). Renown Children's Hospital becomes the first in Nevada and one of 217 institutions in the nation to belong to the nonprofit association, a collective voice for health systems devoted to the well-being of America's 70 million children and their families.

Children's Miracle Network Hospitals

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Renown Children’s Hospital is the only Children’s Miracle Network Hospital (CMNH) in northern Nevada. Renown has been affiliated with CMNH since 1985. Local CMNH programs and events generate an average of $500,000 annually to benefit children in our region.

College of American Pathologists

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The College of American Pathologists has accredited Renown’s clinical laboratory services. Based on results from an on-site inspection, this national certification recognizes Renown Regional for excellence in service. The hospital is one of 7,000 CAP-accredited laboratories nationwide.

Children’s Cystic Fibrosis Program

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The Cystic Fibrosis program at Renown Children's Hospital is one of 55 affiliate programs nationwide to be approved for accreditation as an Affiliate Program by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Center Committee. The program follows a team approach to care and all patients are seen by a dedicated team of pediatric pulmonology, nurses, dietitians, social worker, and respiratory therapists.

Heart Failure Accreditation

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Heart Failure Accreditation for Renown Regional Medical Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers.

Chest Pain Center with PCI Accreditation

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Accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI (Percutaneous Coronary Intervention) at Renown Regional Medical Center by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care.

Chest Pain Center Accreditation

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Accredited Chest Pain Center at Renown South Meadows Medical Center by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care.

Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Vascular Laboratories

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Participation in the ICAVL accreditation process demonstrates that laboratory's attention to a high level of patient care and quality testing. During the accreditation process, every aspect of the laboratory's daily operations and its impact on quality of healthcare provided to patients is assessed and reviewed. Renown has two labs that hold this accreditation.

Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Echocardiography Laboratories

Anticoagulation Center of Excellence

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Achieved recognition as an Anticoagulation Center of Excellence by the Anticoagulation Forum, a multidisciplinary non-profit organization that works to improve the quality of care for patients taking blood-thinning medications. The two-year Anticoagulation Center of Excellence designation is awarded to programs that provide the highest level of comprehensive care and achieve the best possible outcomes for patients on blood thinners.

Lung Cancer Alliance (LCA) Screening Center of Excellence

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Renown Regional Medical Center has been named a Screening Center of Excellence by The Lung Cancer Alliance (LCA) for its ongoing commitment to responsible lung cancer screening. Studies have shown Low dose CT screening for lung cancer carried out safely, efficiently and equitably saves tens of thousands of lives a year. Designated Screening Centers of Excellence are committed to providing clear information on lung cancer screening and comply with comprehensive standards based on best practices developed by professional bodies such as the American College of Radiology (ACR), the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) and the International Early Lung Cancer Action Program (I-ELCAP). Renown Regional Medical Center practices low dose CT screening for lung cancer and is committed to providing the highest level of patient care.

Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP)

Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program 
Renown Regional Medical Center’s bariatric surgery program has earned the highest accreditation – the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP). This designation of being a top-level comprehensive center demonstrates advance safe, high-quality care for bariatric surgical patients. As a part of MBSAQIP’s review process, our bariatric program reports how many patients served annually with outcome measures to meet national standards. To earn MBSAQIP accreditation, Renown Regional confirmed the ability to support a bariatric surgical care program and measure up to the rigorous performance requirements outlined by the accreditation standards.

Gold Award for Heart Failure

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Awarded the Gold Award for Heart Failure from the American Heart Association's Get With the Guidelines program.

Gold Plus Award for Mission Lifeline

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Awarded the Gold Plus Award for Mission Lifeline from the American Heart Association's Get With the Guidelines program.

WorldatWork 2017 Seal of Distinction

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As the region’s largest private employer with a workforce of more than 6,400 northern Nevadans, Renown Health is honored to be among 160 organizations in the U.S. and Canada receiving the WorldatWork 2017 Seal of Distinction. This annual honor recognizes an organization’s outstanding commitment to employee well-being and engagement through programs such as health and wellness, retirement, development opportunities, workplace flexibility and financial wellness offerings. Each year, WorldatWork honors organizations in all industries including healthcare, law, education, finance, government and manufacturing.

Pathway to Excellence

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Renown Regional Medical Center and Renown South Meadows Medical Center both earned redesignation for Pathway to Excellence® in 2015. Each hospital was originally named an American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Pathway to Excellence® Hospital beginning in 2012. This designation is awarded to healthcare organizations that demonstrate a dedication to nursing excellence and confirms what Renown nurses have always been committed to — providing the best patient care possible including recognizes elements of an ideal nursing practice environment including safety in the work environment, systems to address patient care concerns and nurse recognition. As of July 1, 2016, Renown Regional and Renown South Meadows were just two of 141 hospitals nationally — and the only two hospitals in Nevada — to have earned the designation.

Truven Top 100 Hospitals

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Renown South Meadows Medical Center is one of Truven Health Analytics 2016 100 Top Hospitals. This award evaluates hospitals on measures of overall organizational performance, including patient care, operational efficiency, financial stability, and patient perception of care. Renown South Meadows Medical Center is also the winner of the 2016 Everest Award which honors hospitals that have both the highest current performance and the fastest long-term improvement over 5 years.

HealthInsight Quality Award

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Renown South Meadows Medical Center was one of three Nevada hospitals to receiveHealth Insight’s Quality Award in 2016. HealthInsight recognizes Medicare-certified providers for demonstrating high quality health care and excellence in performance on publicly reported quality of care measures. Quality of care measures come from patient information that is collected from home health agencies, nursing homes, and hospitals. These measures provide one piece of information that consumers can use to decide how well providers care for their patients.

IBCLC Care Award 2013-2015

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Renown Health is a proud recipient of the IBCLC Care Award. Recognized by the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE) and the International Lactation Consultant Association (ILCA), the award is presented to hospitals and community-based facilities worldwide that hire currently certified International Board Certified Lactation Consultants (IBCLC).

Gold Seal of Approval for Stroke Care

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The Stroke Center at Renown Regional Medical Center earned the Gold Seal of Approval® for stroke care by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. Designated as a Primary Stroke Center by the Joint Commission, patients have access to life-saving treatments and world-class stroke care right here, close to home. Renown received its re-certification by The Joint Commission in March 2012.