Awards & Recognition
The compassionate and talented physicians, nurses and staff of Newton-Wellesley Hospital are often the recipients of local, national and international awards and honors. We are proud to share the news of these recent accolades with the members of our community.
Newton-Wellesley Hospital is Recognized as a Top Place to Work in Massachusetts!
For the fourth year in a row, Newton-Wellesley has been named one of the Top Places to Work in Massachusetts by The Boston Globe! The Top Places to Work recognizes the most progressive companies in the state based on employee opinions. This year the rankings were organized into three categories: Large, Midsize and Small companies. We are proud to announce that Newton-Wellesley Hospital was ranked 16th in the Large category.
The Boston Globe’s 2013 Top Places to Work survey, conducted by employee survey firm WorkplaceDynamics, measured more than 76,000 individuals’ responses to statements regarding six key factors related to employee happiness, including company direction, execution, employee connection, management, work load and responsibility, and pay and benefits.
Newton-Wellesley Hospital Sleep Center Receives Program Accreditation
The Sleep Center at Newton-Wellesley Hospital recently received program accreditation from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM).
To receive accreditation for a five-year period, a sleep center must meet or exceed all standards for professional health care as designated by the AASM. These standards address core areas such as personnel, facility and equipment, policies and procedures, data acquisition, patient care and quality assurance. Additionally, the sleep center’s goals must be clearly stated and include plans for positively affecting the quality of medical care in the community it serves.
For information about the Sleep Center at Newton-Wellesley Hospital, please visit www.nwh.org/sleep.
AHA Heart Failure Gold Plus Award
Newton-Wellesley has been awarded the Get With the Guidelines Heart Failure Gold Plus Award and Target: Heart Failure Honor Roll for 2013! A Get With The Guidelines (GWTG) Achievement Award demonstrates the Hospital’s commitment to quality and the ability to work as a team that is dedicated to providing patients with care that is appropriate and based on the latest clinical guidelines. Specifically, the NWH has achieved and sustained 85 percent or higher adherence to specific evidence-based guidelines, over a 24-month consecutive time period as measured in the Get With The Guidelines-Heart Failure program.
In addition, Newton-Wellesley attained Plus level by reaching at least 75 percent in added, optional quality measures. Target: Heart Failure Honor Roll designation is earned by achieving a compliance rate of 50 percent or greater on a set of HF measures designed to reduce hospital heart failure readmission rates.
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