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Awards and Recognition

HOSPITAL RECOGNITIONS

  • Hospital Accreditation by Joint Commission, Lufkin & Livingston
  • Level 4 Trauma Center Designation by Texas Department of State Health Services, Lufkin & Livingston
  • Laboratory Accreditation College of American Pathology, Lufkin & Livingston
  • American College of Radiology Accredited, Lufkin & Livingston
  • 2018 Top Performing Rural Hospital Award by the Leapfrog Group, San Augustine

EXCELLENCE IN HEART CARE

  • Heart Failure Accreditation by American College of Cardiology, 2019
  • HeartCARE Center National Distinction of Excellence by the American College of Cardiology
  • Ranked in the Top 10% of the nation for Heart Attack Treatment by CareChex, a division of Comparion®, an independent quality ratings group, 2018
  • Ranked in the Top 10% of the nation for Cardiac Care and Heart Failure Care by CareChex, a division of Comparion®, an independent quality ratings group, 2017
  • Ranked in the Top 100 hospitals in the nation for Vascular Surgery by CareChex, a division of Quantros, Inc.®, an independent quality ratings group, 2018
  • Ranked in the Top 100 hospitals in the nation for Vascular Surgery by CareChex, a division of Quantros, Inc.®, an independent quality ratings group, 2017
  • Named by U.S. News & World Report as one of the High Performing Hospitals for Heart Failure Care, 2016-2017
  • America's Best in Heart Care by WomenCertified, 2017 & 2018
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation accredited by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  • American Heart Association Heart Failure Bronze Award, 2015-2016
  • American Heart Association Mission: Lifeline STEMI Receiving Center Bronze, Lufkin, 2015 & 2016
  • Chest Pain Center with Primary PCI and Resuscitation, accredited by the American College of Cardiology
  • Mission: Lifeline® Receiving Center- BRONZE Level Recognition Award for Heart, 2013
  • American Heart Association’s Platinum Award ACTION Registry Get With the Guidelines Award for the Treatment of Heart Attack, 2012
  • American Heart Association’s Gold Performance Achievement Award for the Treatment of Heart Failure, 2012
  • Texas Council on Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke Outstanding Program, 2013
  • Texas Council on Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke Outstanding Program, 2012
  • Texas Council on Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke Outstanding Program, 2010 & 2011
  • Prestigious Texas Cardiovascular Health Promotion Award by the Texas Council on Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke

EXCELLENCE IN STROKE CARE

  • American Heart Association's Get With The Guidelines Stroke Gold Plus Award, 2019
  • American Heart Association's Get With The Guidelines Target Stroke Elite Honor Roll Award, 2019
  • American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines Stroke Silver Plus Award, 2018
  • American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines Target Stroke Elite Honor Roll Award, 2018
  • Ranked in the Top 10% of the nation for Cardiac Care and Heart Failure and Stroke Care by CareChex, a division of Comparion®, an independent quality ratings group, 2017
  • America's Best Stroke Center by WomenCertified, 2017
  • American Heart Association Stroke Gold Plus Achievement Award, Lufkin, 2015 & 2016
  • Primary Stroke Center Disease Certification by Joint Commission, Lufkin
  • American Stroke Association’s Gold Plus Award for Treatment of Stroke, 2014

EXCELLENCE IN QUALITY

  • The Quest 2020 Award for High Value Healthcare
  • 2018, 2017, 2016 America's Best Hospital for Patient Safety by WomenCertified
  • Texas Health Care Quality Improvement Award, Livingston
  • Texas Health Care Quality Improvement Award (for Exceptional Quality Improvement Activities in the Clinical Areas of Acute Myocardial Infarction, Heart Failure, Pneumonia, and Surgical Care), Lufkin, 2009
  • Top Performer by Centers for Medicare & Medicaid in the following clinical areas: Pneumonia, SCIP (Surgical Care Improvement Project), Heart Failure, San Augustine

HOSPITAL OF CHOICE

  • Ranked in the Top 10% of the nation for Overall Hospital Care by CareChex, a division of Comparion®, an independent quality ratings group, 2018
  • 2018 Best Lufkin Hospital by The Lufkin Daily News
  • 2017 Best Lufkin Hospital by The Lufkin Daily News
  • 2015 Best Lufkin Hospital by The Lufkin Daily News
  • 2014 Best Lufkin Hospital by The Lufkin Daily News
  • 2013 Best Lufkin Hospital by The Lufkin Daily News
  • 2012 Best Lufkin Hospital by The Lufkin Daily News
  • 2011 Best Lufkin Hospital by The Lufkin Daily News
  • 2010 Best Lufkin Hospital by The Lufkin Daily News
  • 2009 Best Lufkin Hospital by The Lufkin Daily News
  • 2008 Best Lufkin Hospital by The Lufkin Daily News
  • 2007 Best Lufkin Hospital by The Lufkin Daily News

EXCELLENCE IN NEUROLOGICAL CARE

  • Ranked in the Top 100 hospitals in the nation for Neurological Care by CareChex, a division of Quantros, Inc.®, an independent quality ratings group, 2018

  • Ranked in the Top 10% of the nation for Neurological Care by CareChex, a division of Quantros, Inc.®, an independent quality ratings group, 2017

EXCELLENCE IN EMERGENCY CARE

  • 2018 Best Lufkin Emergency Department by The Lufkin Daily News
  • 2018 Best Lufkin Freestanding Emergency Room by The Lufkin Daily News
  • 2017 Best Lufkin Emergency Department by The Lufkin Daily News
  • 2017 Best Lufkin Freestanding Emergency Room by The Lufkin Daily News
  • 2016 Best Lufkin Emergency Department by The Lufkin Daily News
  • 2015 Best Lufkin Emergency Department by The Lufkin Daily News
  • 2014 Best Lufkin Emergency Department by The Lufkin Daily News
  • 2013 Best Lufkin Emergency Department by The Lufkin Daily News
  • 2012 Best Lufkin Emergency Department by The Lufkin Daily News
  • 2011 Best Lufkin Emergency Department by The Lufkin Daily News
  • 2010 Best Lufkin Emergency Department by The Lufkin Daily News
  • 2009 Best Lufkin Emergency Department by The Lufkin Daily News
  • 2008 Best Lufkin Emergency Department by The Lufkin Daily News
  • 2007 Best Lufkin Emergency Department by The Lufkin Daily News

MEDICAL EXCELLENCE

  • Ranked in the Top 10% of the nation for COPD, Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage, and Orthopedic Care by CareChex, a division of Comparion®, an independent quality ratings group, 2018
  • Ranked in the Top 100 hospitals in the nation for Overall Medical Care by CareChex, a division of Quantros, Inc.®, an independent quality ratings group, 2018
  • Excellence in Patient Satisfaction by Press Ganey (Independent Patient Satisfaction Ratings Organization)
  • Recipient of the 2013 & 2012 Women's Choice Award by WomenCertified, the voice of the female consumer. Ranked number one in the region for patient satisfaction.
  • 2015 Region's Best Hospital for Orthopedic Care by WomenCertified

EXCELLENCE IN SURGICAL CARE

  • Center of Excellence for Minimally Invasive Gynecology (COEMIG) by the Surgical Review Corporation, 2019
  • Center of Excellence for Hernia Surgery (COEHS) by the Surgical Review Corporation, 2019
  • Center of Excellence for Robotic Surgery (COERS) by the Surgical Review Corporation, 2019
  • Center of Excellence for Minimally Invasive Surgery (COEMIS) by the Surgical Review Corporation, 2019

EXCELLENCE IN WOUND CARE

  • Healogics Center of Distinction, based on outstanding patient outcomes and high patient satisfaction scores, 2018
  • Certificate of Excellence by the American College of Hyperbaric Medicine

EXCELLENCE IN CANCER CARE

  • 2018 America's Best Hospital for Cancer Care by WomenCertified
  • 2015 Region's Best Hospital for Cancer Care by WomenCertified

EXCELLENCE IN NURSING CARE

  • 2018 Best Nurse (1st Runner Up-Crystal Sepulvado) by The Lufkin Daily News
  • 2017 Best Nurse (1st Runner Up-Jane Newland) by The Lufkin Daily News
  • Nurse of the Year by the Lufkin/Angelina County Chamber of Commerce for Nancy Sanchez, R.N.
  • Nurse of the Year by the Lufkin/Angelina County Chamber of Commerce for Patricia Jones, R.N.
  • Nurse of the Year by the Lufkin/Angelina County Chamber of Commerce for John Brink, R.N.
  • 2014 Best Nurse by The Lufkin Daily News
  • 2013 Best Nurse by The Lufkin Daily News
  • 2012 Best Nurse (1st Runner Up-Teresa Oliver) by The Lufkin Daily News
  • 2011 Best Nursing by The Lufkin Daily News
  • 2010 Best Nursing by The Lufkin Daily News
  • 2009 Best Nursing by The Lufkin Daily News
  • 2008 Best Nursing by The Lufkin Daily News
  • 2007 Best Nursing by The Lufkin Daily News

EXCELLENCE IN DIABETES CARE

  • Awarded continued Recognition from the American Diabetes Association (ADA) for thediabetes self-management education program, 2019

BEST PLACE TO HAVE A BABY

  • 2018, 2017, 2014, 2013, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007 by The Lufkin Daily News
  • Designated as a Texas Mother-Friendly Worksite by the Texas Department of State Health Services, Livingston

EXCELLENCE IN MEDICAL MARKETING

  • 2015 Aster Gold Award Winner for Special Video Production-Breast Cancer Awareness
  • 2015 Service Industry Advertising Silver Award for Breast Cancer Awareness
  • National Aster Award for Excellence in Medical Marketing (Best Outdoor Campaign, My Hospital for Life)
  • National Healthcare Advertising Award for 2011 Power of Pink Video
  • National Aster Award for Excellence in Medical Marketing (Best Cardiology Campaign)
  • National Aster Award for Excellence in Medical Marketing (Best Outdoor Campaign for Labor/Delivery)
  • National Aster Award for Excellence in Medical Marketing (Best Special Event for the Dr. Bill Shelton Totally Awesome Fishing Adventure)
  • Best Website in Texas by the Texas Public Relations Association
  • Best Community Outreach Series in Texas—Memorial Cooking Innovations by the Texas Public Relations Association
  • Best of Texas video project—Power of Pink Employee Dance Video for Breast Cancer Awareness, by the Texas Public Relations Association

COMMUNITY OUTREACH

  • Good Neighbor Award from the San Augustine Chamber of Commerce, San Augustine
  • 2018 Best Community Event (Power of Pink!) by The Lufkin Daily News
  • 2018 Hospital of the Year by Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center
  • 2017 Best Community Event (Power of Pink!) by The Lufkin Daily News
  • 2016 Best Community Event (Power of Pink!) by The Lufkin Daily News
  • 2015, 2014, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007 Best Special Event (Power of Pink!) by The Lufkin Daily News
  • Best Community Outreach Series—Memorial Cooking Innovations by the Texas Public Relations Association
  • Hospital of the Year by the Blood Center of East Texas (Lufkin)
  • Hospital of the Year by the Blood Center of East Texas (Livingston)

EXCELLENCE IN EMPLOYEE RELATIONS

  • Distinguished Employer Award for Excellence by the Texas Workforce Commission and Deep East Texas Workforce Solutions
  • Individual Merit Award by Angelina County Chamber of Commerce Presented to former Volunteer Auxiliary President Don Newland

EXCELLENCE IN DISACTER PREPAREDNESS

  • Medium-sized hospital category award for emergency preparedness awarded by the SouthEast Texas Regional Advisory Council, 2018

ADDITIONAL STATE RECOGNITION

  • Recognized by the Texas Department of State Health Services for Exemplary Performance, Lufkin & Livingston
  • Recognized by the Texas Attorney General’s Office for Excellence, Livingston
  • Partner Hospitals (Lufkin & Livingston) for Medicare Community Based Care Transitions Program awarded to Deep East Texas Area Agency on Aging—Two Year Grant Award in 2013 plus One Year Extension in 2015


Our Awards
 Top Hospital 2018 - Leap Frog Group
 Joint Commission Gold Seal
 CPC Accredited PCI
 CHEX Top 100 Overall Medical
 CHEX Top 100 Neuro
 CHEX Top 100 Vascular 2018
 CHEX Top 10% Overall
 CHEX Top 10% Pulmonary
 CHEX Top 10% Gastro
 CHEX Top 10% Heart Attack
 CHEX Top 10% Ortho
 WCA - ABH Patient Safety 2018
 WCA Cancer Center 2018
 WCA Heart Care 2018
 CAP Accreditation
 AACVPR Cardiac Rehab
 HeartCARE Center
 ACR Accredited
 GWTG Silver Plus Target Stroke
 Center of Excellence RS
 Center of Excellence MIS
 Center of Excellence MIG
 Center of Excellence HS