Awards & Distinctions

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Accreditations & Credentials

  • All Services (Accredited by The Joint Commission)
  • Full Cycle IV Chest Pain Center with PCI (Accredited by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care)
  • Cancer Center (Accredited by The American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer)
  • Diagnostic Cardiology (Accredited by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission in Echocardiography in the areas of Adult Transesophageal, Adult Stress, and Adult Transthoracic)
  • MacNeal Hospital is designated a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology (The ACR recognizes breast imaging centers that have earned accreditation in mammography, stereotactic breast biopsy, and breast ultrasound—including ultrasound-guided breast biopsy)


  • Primary Stroke Center (Certified by The Joint Commission)
  • Level II Trauma Center (Certified by IDPH)
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation Program (Certified by the AACVPR)

Blue Cross/Blue Shield Blue Distinction Recognition

Blue Distinction Center designations are given to healthcare facilities that have demonstrated better overall outcomes in the delivery of specialty care.

  • Hip/Knee/Spine
  • Cardiovascular Surgery

Aetna Institute of Quality

Designated as an Aetna Institute of Quality Facility for Orthopedic Care.

  • Total Joint Replacement
  • Spine Surgery

Awards & Recognitions

American Heart Association (AHA)

  • Get with the Guidelines Awards
    • Heart Failure — Gold Quality Achievement Award - 2012
    • Stroke — Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award (2018, 2016, 2015)
  • Mission Lifeline 2015
    • Gold receiving award for prompt emergency cardiac care.
  • Start! Recognition Program
    • 2011 Fit Friendly Company Gold Achievement Award, MacNeal Hospital has been recognized by the AHA for meeting criteria for employee fitness for the 4th consecutive year.

Leapfrog Group

  • Group Hospital Safety "A" Grade (Fall 2018, Spring 2018)

Truven Health Analytics

  • Top 50 Cardiovascular (2020, 2019, 2016, 2015, 2014)
  • Top 100 Hospitals - 2014

Practice Greenhealth

  • Making Medicine Mercury-Free - 2015

U.S. News & World Report

  • Best Regional Hospital for Gastroenterology & GI Surgery - 2014-2015
  • Best Regional Hospital for Geriatrics - 2014-2015
  • Best Regional Hospital for Orthopedics - 2014-2015
  • Best Regional Hospital for Urology - 2014-2015

2013 EDAP - MacNeal's Emergency Department is recognized by state designation as a hospital skilled in treating critically ill or injured pediatric patients.

2011 Gallup Great Workplace Award - 2nd consecutive year MacNeal Hospital received the Great Workplace Award.

2011 Practice Greenhealth-Partner Recognition Award - Environmental Excellence Category.

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Commission on Cancer

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2020 Get with the Guidelines

2015 Get with the Guidelines

2015 Mission Lifeline

2017 Get with the Guidelines

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