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Awards and Accreditations

Awards and Accreditations

Academic Center of Excellence

Winter Park Memorial Hospital is proud to be the first hospital in the state to be recognized by the American Institute of Minimally Invasive Surgery (AIMIS) as an Academic Center of Excellence.

The uncompromising quality of our facilities attracts a high level of surgical talent to perform an array of life-changing procedures for our patients. Among them, are the latest in robotic assisted procedures. 

Using the minimally invasive, da Vinci® Surgical System, we have helped revolutionize the way in which delicate procedures are performed, and how future surgeons are trained in advanced surgical techniques.

Det Norske Veritas Accreditation (DNV)

Focusing on aspects of quality, innovation and continual improvement, DNV accredits health care providers across the US, including multi-hospital systems, community hospitals, teaching institutions and regional medical centers. Winter Park Memorial Hospital meets DNV’s accreditation standards by undergoing an annual survey and continually complying with the Det Norske Veritas Accreditation process.

Florida Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA)

The AHCA serves as the chief health policy and planning entity in Florida. The agency is responsible for administering Medicaid, licensing and regulating health facilities and providing information to residents about the quality of health care they receive in the state. Visit their website for performance and outcome data for health care facilities in Florida, including Winter Park Memorial Hospital, as well as information on selected medical conditions and procedures.

Beacon Award of Excellence

The Beacon Award for Excellence, earned by the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at Winter Park Memorial Hospital, recognizes stellar caregivers whose consistent and systematic approach to evidence-based care optimizes patient outcomes. Units that receive this recognition meet national criteria consistent with Magnet Recognition, the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award and the National Quality Healthcare Award, and serve as role models to others on their journey to excellent patient and family care.

The Beacon Award of Excellence signifies success in developing, deploying and integrating six important evidence-based criteria for achieving optimal patient outcomes:   

  • Leadership Structures and Systems
  • Appropriate Staffing and Staff Engagement
  • Effective Communication, Knowledge Management, Learning and Development, Best Practices
  • Evidence-Based Practice and Processes
  • Patient Outcomes

NICHE Accredited

Winter Park Memorial Hospital is a designated Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders (NICHE) facility. NICHE designation is awarded to hospitals that demonstrate commitment to patient – and family – centered geriatric best-practice care.