Awards & Honors
Indian River Medical Center is proud to provide its patients with award-winning, nationally recognized medical care. We’ve been designated as a Blue Distinction® Center for Cardiac Care and Knee and Hip Replacement by Florida Blue and received the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval™. A list of the hospital’s awards, honors, and accreditations include:
Scully-Welsh Cancer Center, designed by Array Architects, was recognized as a Bronze winner by Modern Healthcare’s 32nd annual Design Awards. Recipients were recognized for two major industry trends: building flexible spaces that can withstand dramatic changes to the healthcare delivery model and re-connecting patients and their providers to nature in environmentally-friendly facilities. Facilities that received awards not only incorporated nature into the building’s design but also extended the facilities into the outdoors to benefit patients, providers and the greater community.
IRMC is has achieved The Gold Seal of Approval® from the Joint Commission®.
The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) recently conferred a bronze-level Beacon Award for Excellence on IRMC. The Beacon Award for Excellence recognizes unit caregivers who successfully improve patient outcomes and align practices with AACN’s six Healthy Work Environment Standards. Click here to learn more.
American College of Radiology accreditation
IRMC has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in ultrasound as the result of an extensive review by the American College of Radiology (ACR). Click here to learn more.
IRMC has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in computed tomography (CT) by the American College of Radiology (ACR). Click here to learn more.
Named among Health Care’s Most Wired® by a recent survey conducted by the American Hospital Association (AHA) Health Forum. Click here to learn more.
Named one of the Best Places to Work in Indian River County 2017 by CareerSource. Click here to learn more.
Indian River Medical Center (IRMC) has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. Click here to learn more.
IRMC has received the American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines® Heart Failure Gold Plus Achievement Award. Click here to learn more.
IRMC has received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline® STEMI Gold Receiving Award. Click here to learn more.
IRMC has received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline® NSTEMI Bronze Award. Click here to learn more.
IRMC Designated by Blue Distinction® Center+ for Specialty Care Programs – Recognized for Cardiac and Maternity Care; Knee/Hip Replacement Surgeries
2017 Readers’ Choice Award winner for Best Hospital as voted by the Hometown News readers of Vero Beach.
Indian River Medical Center has been named as one of Florida’s 10 “Best Value Hospitals” according to Verras Healthcare International’s Medical Value Index™
An affiliate of Duke Health for cardiac care
An Affiliate of Duke Health for cancer care
Cardiac Rehab program and Pulmonary Rehab program certified by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR)
First hospital in Florida to receive the March of Dimes ’39-week initiative award’ for reducing the number of induced C-section deliveries between 36 and 39 weeks.
Cardiac services recognized as a BlueCross BlueShield Center of Distinction
Orthopedic services recognized as a BlueCross BlueShield Center of Distinction for hip and knee surgery
Awarded the American Society of Health System Pharmacists (ASHP) Pharmacy Practice PGY-1 Residency accreditation for IRMC’s Pharmacy Practice Residency Program
As a community-based medical school Florida State sends its third- and fourth-year students to regional campuses across the state. Students from the College of Medicine’s Fort Pierce Regional Campus complete their clinical rotations in area physician offices and hospitals.
Awarded the Gold Seal of ApprovalTM and designation as an Advanced Primary Stroke Center of Excellence by The Joint Commission
W. Clark Beckett, M.D., FACS, fellowship trained, board-certified vascular surgeon, was recognized with the ‘Medical Director of the Year’ award for Zone 3 by Healogics, Inc. as medical director of the Wound Healing Center.
Wound Healing Center wins Best Overall Clinical Outcomes by National Healing Corporation.
Respiratory Department recognized as Best Respiratory Department in the Nation – ADVANCE for Respiratory Care and Sleep Medicine magazine
Critical Care Unit named Best Nursing Team in Florida – ADVANCE for Nurses magazine
Best Medical Center – Readers’ Choice Award, Press Journal
Jeffrey L. Susi, President and CEO, one of 10 “Florida Hospital Heroes” – Florida Hospital Association
Lowest infection rate of 17 area hospitals – as cited in Palm Beach Post, AHCA data
Auxiliary received Outstanding Group Supporting Philanthropy Award from Treasure Coast Chapter of the American Association of Fundraising Professionals
Architectural Recognition Award for new Emergency Department, Indian River County Chamber of Commerce Industry Awards
Cancer program accredited by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer. Accredited since 1989. Reaccreditation in 2015.
College of American Pathologists accreditation