BID-Needham Earns The Gold Seal of Approval® from The Joint Commission
The hospital received The Gold Seal of Approval® from The Joint Commission for maintaining the highest standards of quality and safety, effective for three years. The Joint Commission completed a comprehensive, system-wide, three-day survey in late-August with a team of surveyors who evaluated compliance with national standards for quality of care, leadership and systems design, emergency management, environment of care, infection prevention and control, and medication management among other areas.
Hospital Given “A” grade in The Leapfrog Group’s Fall 2017 Hospital Safety Score
The hospital received an “A” grade in The Leapfrog Group’s Fall 2017 Hospital Safety Score, which rates how well hospitals protect patients from preventable medical errors, injuries and infections. BID–Needham was one of 823 hospitals to receive an “A” for its commitment to reducing errors, infections, and accidents that can harm patients.
Hospital Earns Four Star Rating from CMS
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services recently gave the hospital a four-star rating out of five-stars in its Overall Hospital Quality Star Rating data. A four-out-of-five-star rating is higher than the national average of three-out-of-five-stars.
BID–Needham Voted Best Hospital
The readers of Hometown Weekly have spoken once again and voted Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Needham the NUMBER ONE hospital in the region for 2017. Votes came from readers in several towns including Needham, Westwood, Dover, Sherborn, Medfield, Walpole, and Wellesley. We are grateful for your outpouring of support and vote of confidence. Everyone at BID–Needham is honored to be part of such a wonderful and supportive community as we work to fulfill our mission of providing you with access to the best and most advanced health care possible close to home. Learn more about this award.
BID–Needham Earns ‘A’ Grade for Patient Safety
Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital–Needham (BID–Needham) has been recognized for its commitment to patient safety with an “A” grade in The Leapfrog Group’s Spring 2017 Hospital Safety Score, which rates how well hospitals protect patients from preventable medical errors, injuries and infections. BID–Needham was one of 823 hospitals to receive an “A” for its commitment to reducing errors, infections, and accidents that can harm patients. Click here to learn more.
BID–Needham Honored for Green Initiatives
The Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital–Needham (BID–Needham) and its Green Team committee were one of four recipients of a Green Business Award from the Newton-Needham Regional Chamber. Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker delivered keynote remarks at the marquee spring event for the Newton-Needham Regional Chamber. Click here for more.
BID–Needham Earns Compass Award
The Massachusetts Health & Hospital Association (MHA) honored Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital–Needham (BID–Needham) with a first-place Accountable Care Compass Award, which celebrates provider excellence and innovation in the delivery of high-quality, safe and efficient care. Click here for more.