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Tanner Health System's Awards and Honors

Quality

  • Truven Health Analytics, 15 Top Health Systems in the nation, Tanner Health System, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016
  • Truven Health Analytics, 100 Top Hospitals in the nation, Tanner Medical Center/Villa Rica, 2014, 2015
  • Atlanta Business Chronicle, Top 25 Physician Group Practices, Tanner Medical Group, 2013, 2014, 2015
  • Atlanta Business Chronicle, Atlanta's Top 25 Hospitals, Tanner Medical Center/Carrollton, 2015
  • Becker's Hospital Review, 100 Great Community Hospitals, Tanner Medical Center/Carrollton, 2016; Tanner Medical Center/Villa Rica, 2014, 2015
  • Georgia Trend, Top Hospitals in Georgia, Tanner Medical Center/Carrollton, Tanner Medical Center/Villa Rica, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
  • The Joint Commission's Top Performers on Key Quality Measures, Tanner Medical Center/Carrollton, Tanner Medical Center/Villa Rica, Higgins General Hospital, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
  • Leapfrog Group's Hospital Safety Score, "A" Rating for Patient Safety, Tanner Medical Center/Carrollton, 2012, 2013, 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016; Tanner Medical Center/Villa Rica, Fall 2017
  • National Rural Health Association (NRHA), Top 20 Best Practice in Financial Stability, Higgins General Hospital, 2014, 2015
  • Becker's Hospital Review, 100 Best Hospitals for Patient Engagement, Tanner Medical Center/Villa Rica, 2014
  • Georgia Alliance of Community Hospitals' Hospital of the Year, Tanner Medical Center/Carrollton, 2014
  • Georgia Hospital Association (GHA) Quality Honor Roll, Chairman’s Category, Tanner Medical Center/Carrollton, Tanner Medical Center/Villa Rica, Higgins General Hospital, 2014
  • Georgia Trend, Top Hospitals in Georgia, Higgins General Hospital, 2012, 2013, 2014
  • iVantage Health Analytics, Index of HEALTHSTRONG Hospitals, Tanner Medical Center/Carrollton, Tanner Medical Center/Villa Rica, 2014
  • Truven Health Analytics, Everest Award, Tanner Medical Center/Villa Rica, 2014
  • Women's Choice Award from WomenCertified Inc. for treating heart disease in women, Tanner Medical Center/Villa Rica, 2014
  • CMS Hospital Value-based Purchasing program list of top hospitals, Tanner Medical Center/Carrollton ranked 20th and Tanner Medical Center Villa Rica ranked 61st, 2013
  • Georgia Hospital Association’s (GHA) Hospital Engagement Network Safety Leaders Circle, Tanner Medical Center/Carrollton, Higgins General Hospital, 2013
     
  • Healthgrades Honors for Orthopedics – Tanner Medical Center/Carrollton offers some of the best orthopedic care in the country, according to the nation’s leading independent source of physician information and hospital quality ratings, Healthgrades. The has hospital earned:
    • America's 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award, 2014, 2015, 2016
    • Healthgrades’ Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award (2008-2013)
    • Healthgrades’ Joint Replacement Excellence Award, 2012
    • Ranked No. 1 in Georgia for Overall Orthopedic Services (2010-2013)
    • Ranked Among the Top 5 percent in the nation for Overall Orthopedic Services (2009-2012)
    • Ranked Among the Top 10 percent in the nation for Joint Replacement, 2012
    • Ranked Among the Top 10 in Georgia for Joint Replacement (2009-2012)
    • Five-Star Rated for Overall Orthopedic Services (2008-2013)
    • Five-Star Rated for Joint Replacement (2009-2013)
    • Five-Star Rated for Spine Surgery (2008-2013)
    • Five-Star Rated for Total Knee Replacement (2009-2016)
    • Five-Star Rated for Total Hip Replacement (2012-2016)
    • Five-Star Rated for Hip Fracture Treatment (2005-2016)
    • Five-Star Rated for Back and Neck Surgery (spinal fusion) for six years in a row (2008-2013)
       
  • Healthgrades Pulmonary Care Excellence Award, Tanner Medical Center/Carrollton, 2014
  • iVantage Health Analytics' HealthStrong Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals, Higgins General Hospital, 2012, 2013
  • HomeCare Elite Top 500 list of home health service providers, Tanner Home Health, 2012, 2013
  • Partner Up! for Public Health Heroes recognition, Get Healthy, Live Well, 2013
  • Nation's Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals as ranked by the National Rural Health Association, Higgins General Hospital, 2011

Patient Satisfaction

  • Healthgrades’ Outstanding Patient Experience Award, Tanner Medical Center/Carrollton, 2013, 2014, 2016
  • Healthgrades’ Outstanding Patient Experience Award, Tanner Medical Center/Villa Rica, 2013
  • Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence in Patient Experience in Outpatient Services for reaching the 95th percentile for each reporting period for the award year, Higgins General Hospital, 2015, 2016
  • Press Ganey Pinnacle of Excellence in Patient Experience in Outpatient Services for maintaining consistently high levels of excellence across multiple years, Higgins General Hospital, 2015, 2016
  • Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence in Patient Experience in Ambulatory Surgery for reaching the 95th percentile for each reporting period for the award year, Tanner Medical Center/Carrollton, 2015, 2016
  • Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence in Patient Experience in Inpatient Care for reaching the 95th percentile for each reporting period for the award year, Tanner Medical Center/Carrollton, 2015
  • Press Ganey Pinnacle of Excellence in Patient Experience in Ambulatory Surgery for maintaining consistently high levels of excellence across multiple years, Tanner Medical Center/Carrollton, 2015
  • Press Ganey Pinnacle of Excellence in Patient Experience in Inpatient Care for maintaining consistently high levels of excellence across multiple years, Tanner Medical Center/Carrollton, 2015
  • Press Ganey Pinnacle of Excellence (formerly Beacon of Excellence) Award, Higgins General Hospital, 2015; Tanner Medical Center/Carrollton, 2014, 2015
  • Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award, Higgins General Hospital, 2015; Tanner Medical Center/Carrollton, 2013, 2014, 2015
  • Press Ganey Partner of Choice Award, presented to just five hospitals nationwide for outstanding patient, physician and employee satisfaction scores, Higgins General Hospital, 2010

Best Places to Work

  • Modern Healthcare magazine, one of the nation's 2017 Best Places to Work in Healthcare, Tanner Health System, 2007, 2017
  • Atlanta Business Chronicle’s Best Places to Work, large/extra large employer category, Tanner Health System, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014, 2016, 2017
  • Becker's Hospital Review list of 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare, Tanner Health System, 2015
  • Georgia TrendBest Places to Work in Georgia, Tanner Health System, 2007, 2011
  • Modern Healthcare magazine, one of the nation’s “100 Best Places to Work in Healthcare,” Tanner Health System, 2008

Community Leadership

  • American Hospital Association's NOVA Award, Get Healthy, Live Well, 2016
  • Healthy Georgia Awards's Community Innovation Award, Get Healthy, Live Well, 2016
  • West Georgia Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC)'s annual Environment Award, Tanner Health System, 2015
  • Georgia Hospital Association Community Leadership Award, Tanner Health System, 2010, 2014
  • Keep Carroll Beautiful Environmental Excellence Award, 2011

Executive Leadership

  • Becker's Hospital Review, 135 Nonprofit Hospital and Health System CEOs to Know, Tanner Health System CEO and President Loy Howard, 2016
  • Becker's Hospital Review, 150 Hospital and Health System CFOs to Know, Tanner Health System Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Carol Crews, 2016
  • Georgia Hospital Association, Hospital Heroes Award, Nancy Pollard, Ed.D., patient advocate at Tanner Medical Center/Carrollton, and Wayne Senfeld, Ed.S., LPC, administrator of Willowbrooke at Tanner, 2012
  • Georgia Hospital Association, Hospital Heroes Award, John H. Burson III, MD, chair, Tanner Medical Center Board of Directors, 2009
  • Atlanta Business ChronicleAnnual Healthcare Edition Who’s Who, Loy M. Howard, President and CEO of Tanner Health System, 2007, 2009
  • Georgia Hospital Association, Hospital Heroes Award, William Waters IV, MD, intensivist, Tanner Health System, 2009

Information Technology

  • "Most Improved" on the American Hospital Association and Hospitals & Health Networks Most Wired report, Tanner Health System, 2012

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