Awards & Honors

Children's Medical Center receives several awards and honors annually which reflect the hospital's dedication to excellent healthcare and service. To find out more, browse through the awards below earned by our caring, highly qualified team of healthcare professionals, faculty and staff.

Children's named one of the top pediatric hospitals in all 10 Specialties

Children’s Medical Center has again been named one of the top pediatric hospitals in the country, according to U.S.News & World Report in the 2013-2014 “Best Children’s Hospitals” survey, ranking No. 1 in the nation in Orthopedics, in partnership with Texas Scottish Rite. Children’s is the only hospital in North Texas, and one of only two pediatric hospitals in Texas, to be ranked in all 10 specialties.

2013 Most Wired

The Hospitals & Health Networks (H&HN) Most Wired survey measures the level of Information Technology (IT) adoption in U.S. hospitals and health systems. Children’s Medical Center Dallas has been named to H&HN’s Most Wired eight out of the last 10 years.

Disease-specific certifications prove Children’s is one-of-a-kind

The Joint Commission, the nation's predominant standard-setting accrediting and certifying regulatory body in healthcare, has certified seven disease-specific programs at Children’s. No other pediatric hospital in the nation had more than two disease-specific programs certified.

ANCC Magnet Recognition

Children’s Medical Center is designated as a Magnet organization by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program®. Recognizing quality patient care, nursing excellence, and innovations in professional nursing practices, the Magnet Recognition Program provides consumers with the ultimate benchmark to measure the quality of care that they can expect to receive. Children’s has proudly maintained Magnet designation since 2009.

InformationWeek 500

The InformationWeek 500 recognizes the most innovative users of business technology in the U.S. Children’s Medical Center Dallas has been repeatedly named to the Information Week 500. In 2013, Children’s was named to the publication’s prestigious Top 100, jumping from nearly 100 spots from 122 last year to No. 25.

Top Work Places 2012

Children’s has been recognized as a 2012 National Top Workplace. This recognition sets us apart as one of the 328 best workplaces across the country for employers with 1,000 or more employees.

To determine National Top Workplaces, 30 major regional newspapers, including The Dallas Morning News, The Boston Globe and The Chicago Tribune, selected best workplaces in their region. Those employer organizations were then evaluated for 2012 National Top Workplaces.

HIMSS Stage 7

In 2005, HIMSS Analytics launched the EMR Adoption ModelSM (EMRAM) to track adoption of EMR applications within hospitals and health systems. The EMRAM scores hospitals in the HIMSS Analytics™ Database on their progress in completing 8 stages (0-7), with the goal of reaching Stage 7 – the pinnacle of an environment where paper charts are no longer used to deliver patient care. Beginning in 2009, the HIMSS Analytics Stage 7 Award honors those hospitals achieving the highest EMRAM level.

Stage 7 healthcare organizations support the true sharing and use of patient data that ultimately improves process performance, quality of care, and patient safety.

Get With the Guidelines- Resuscitation Bronze Award

AHA-Bronze Award 2013

Hospitals receiving the Get With The Guidelines Bronze Performance Award have demonstrated a commitment to treating (heart failure or stroke) patients with 85% or higher compliance to core standard levels of care as outlined by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association for 90 consecutive days.

Neonatal and Pediatric Transport Award of Excellence

AHA-Bronze Award 2013Association of Air Medical Services recognizes an individual or team that has made a significant contribution to the overall enhancement, development, leadership and/or promotion of neonatal / pediatric patient care, education, research, or safety in the medical transport setting.