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Tanner Health System's Awards and Honors

Best Specialty

  • Healthgrades Honors for Cardiac – The Tanner Heart and Vascular Center at Tanner Medical Center/Carrollton offers some of the best cardiac care in the country, according to the nation’s leading independent source of physician information and hospital quality ratings, Healthgrades. The hospital earned:
    • Healthgrades Coronary Intervention Excellence Award (2017)
    • Ranked Among the Top 5 percent in the nation for Coronary Interventional Procedures (2017)
    • Ranked Among the Top 10 percent in the nation for Coronary Interventional Procedures (2017)
    • Five-Star Rated for Coronary Interventional Procedures (2017)
    • Five-Star Rated for Treatment of Heart Attack (2017)
    • Five-Star Rated for Treatment of Heart Failure (2017)
  • Healthgrades Honors for Orthopedics – The Tanner Ortho and Spine Center at 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 hospital earned:
    • America's 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award (2012-2019)
    • Healthgrades’ Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award (2008-2019)
    • 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 (2009-2019)
    • Ranked Among the Top 10 percent in the nation for Overall Orthopedic Services (2008-2019)
    • 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 Hip Fracture Treatment (2005-2019)
    • Five-Star Rated for Joint Replacement (2009-2013)
    • Five-Star Rated for Peripheral Vascular Bypass (2019)
    • Five-Star Rated for Spinal Fusion Surgery (2018-2019)
    • Five-Star Rated for Spine Surgery (2008-2013)
    • Five-Star Rated for Total Hip Replacement (2012-2016, 2019)
    • Five-Star Rated for Total Knee Replacement (2009-2019)

Quality

  • Truven Health Analytics, 15 Top Health Systems in the nation, Tanner Health System (2012, 2014-2016)
  • Truven Health Analytics, 100 Top Hospitals in the nation, Tanner Medical Center/Villa Rica (2014-2015)
  • Truven Health Analytics, Everest Award, Tanner Medical Center/Villa Rica (2014)
  • Atlanta Business Chronicle, Atlanta's Top 25 Hospitals, Tanner Medical Center/Carrollton (2015-2018)
  • Atlanta Business Chronicle, Top 25 Physician Group Practices, Tanner Medical Group (2013-2015)
  • Leapfrog Group's Hospital Safety Score, "A" Rating for Patient Safety, Tanner Medical Center/Carrollton (2012-2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Fall 2018); Tanner Medical Center/Villa Rica (Fall 2017)
  • 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 (2012-2015)
  • The Joint Commission's Top Performers on Key Quality Measures, Tanner Medical Center/Carrollton, Tanner Medical Center/Villa Rica, Higgins General Hospital (2012-2015)
  • National Rural Health Association (NRHA), Top 20 Best Practice in Financial Stability, Higgins General Hospital (2014-2015)
  • 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 (2012-2014)
  • iVantage Health Analytics, Index of HEALTHSTRONG Hospitals, Tanner Medical Center/Carrollton, 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 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 Experience

  • Healthgrades’ Outstanding Patient Experience Award, Tanner Medical Center/Carrollton (2011-2018); Tanner Medical Center/Villa Rica (2018)
  • Healthgrades' Top 10 percent in the nation for Outstanding patient Experience, Tanner Medical Center/Carrollton (2011-2018), Tanner Medical Center/Villa Rica (2018)
  • Healthgrades' Top 15 percent in the nation for Outstanding patient Experience, Tanner Medical Center/Carrollton (2011-2018), Tanner Medical Center/Villa Rica (2018)
  • Press Ganey Pinnacle of Excellence Award, Higgins General Hospital (2015-2018); Tanner Medical Center/Carrollton (2014-2015)
  • Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award, Higgins General Hospital (2015-2018); Tanner Medical Center/Carrollton (2013-2015)
  • Press Ganey Partner of Choice Award, presented to just five hospitals nationwide for outstanding patient, physician and employee satisfaction scores, Higgins General Hospital (2010)
  • Becker's Hospital Review, 100 Best Hospitals for Patient Engagement, Tanner Medical Center/Villa Rica (2014)

Best Places to Work

  • Atlanta Journal-Constitution Top Workplaces Award, Tanner Health System (2018)
  • Atlanta Business Chronicle’s Best Places to Work, large/extra large employer category, Tanner Health System (2005-2007, 2009, 2011, 2014, 2016-2018)
  • 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 Best Places to Work in Healthcare, Tanner Health System (2007, 2017)
  • 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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