Our Recognitions

At Gwinnett Medical Center, your unique skills and talents will be front and center. That’s because our team members are the face of our practice and make us who we are. Our inclusive team, first-class work environment, advanced technology and innovative practices continually lead to exceptional, nationally recognized patient care. Here are some of the more recent awards and certifications we have received:

Recognition Awards
RecognitionYearSponsor
Georgia's Top Large Hospital2015Georgia Trend
America's Best Hospitals for Obstetrics2015Women's Choice Award
Mission Lifeline – Gold Plus Award for Receiving Center2014American Heart Association
Joint Replacement-Hip and Joint Replacement-Knee Certification2014The Joint Commission
Best Nursing Home (Gwinnett Extended Care Center)2014, 2013U.S. News & World Report
Best Employer2013Best of Gwinnett
Best Customer Service2013Best of Gwinnett
Georgia Coverdell Acute Stroke Registry - Door to Needle Time Award2013Georgia Coverdell Registry
Chest Pain Accreditation2013Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care
Mission: Lifeline - Silver award for Receiving Center2013American Heart Association
Full Accreditation (all campuses)2013, 2010, 2007The Joint Commission
Gold Award and Gold Plus Award for Stroke2013, 2010American Stroke Association
Top Performer on Key Quality Measures2012The Joint Commission
Presidential Category Award–Core Measures Honor Roll2012, 2011, 2010Georgia Hospital Association
Get With the Guidelines Stroke Gold Award2012, 2009, 2008American Stroke Association
Full Accreditation & Re-accreditation as Stroke Specialty Program (awarded every three years)2012, 2009, 2008Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities
Beacon Award in Critical Care Excellence2012American Association of Critical Care Nurses (GMC-Duluth)
Beacon Award in Critical Care Excellence2012, 2011, 2009, 2008, 2007American Association of Critical Care Nurses (GMC-Lawrenceville)
Chest Pain Center Accreditation2011, 2007, 2005Society for Chest Pain
Primary Stroke Certification2011, 2009, 2007, 2005The Joint Commission (Awarded Every 2 Years)
Stereotactic Biopsy Accreditation at Gwinnett Medical Center–Duluth2011American College of Radiology
Gold Performance Achievement Award (GMC–Duluth)2011American College of Cardiology Foundation's NCDR ACTION Registry-GWTG
Partnership for Health & Accountability Quality Honor Roll2011, 2008Georgia Hospital Association
Second place Terry J. Bryant Media Award, Special Community Involvement Project (GECC)2011Georgia Healthcare Association
Best Local Charity (GMC Foundation)2011, 2010, 2009Best of Gwinnett
Best Social of Charity Event (GMC Foundation's Cornerstone Society Gala)2011, 2010, 2009Best of Gwinnett
Patient Safety and Quality Award2010, 2009, 2007Georgia Hospital Association and Partnership for Health and Accountability
Get with the Guidelines Heart Attack Gold Award2010, 2009American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology
Fourth Place—Atlanta’s Best Places to Work (Top Ten Large Atlanta Employers Category)2010Atlanta Business Chronicle
Leadership Award for Clinical Excellence2009, 2007Voluntary Hospital Association Georgia
Organ Donation Medal of Honor2009, 2008United States Department of Health and Human Services
Excellence in Action–Gwinnett Extended Care Center2008My Innerview
Recognition of GMC support of the Child Occupant Safety Program2008Georgia Department of Human Resources
Breast Center of Excellence2008The American College of Radiology
Best Large Hospital Runner Up2008Georgia Alliance of Community Hospitals
GECC received Perfect Score on Annual State Survey2007Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
Progress Step 2 Award2007Georgia Oglethorpe
Get With the Guidelines Stroke Silver Award2007American Heart Association
Leadership Award for Community Benefit Excellence2007Voluntary Hospital Association Georgia
Fit Friendly Company2007, 2006American Heart Association
American Cancer Society Award for Fresh Start Program2007American Cancer Society
Quality Respiratory Institute2007American Association of Respiratory Care
Insight Clinical Award2007, 2006Solucient
Top CARE Hospital2007Georgia Hospital Association
Outstanding Achievement Award2007American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer