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Awards, Honors and Accreditations

Joint Commission

Joint Commission

Cone Health has met The Joint Commission‘s national standards for healthcare quality and safety and has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval™.

Joint Commission surveyors provide a comprehensive review of many areas from steps being taken to reduce the spread of hospital-based infections to making sure back-up power generators are routinely tested and in working order.

Magnet Recognized

Magnet Recognition

Cone Health was the first five-hospital system in the Southeast to be awarded Magnet Recognition for Excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

The honor was given in February 2005 and renewed in 2009 and 2014. A Magnet designation is the highest honor a hospital can receive for its nursing services. The designation is based on meeting standards set by the American Nurses Association.

US News Best Regional Hospitals

U.S. News & World Report

Cone Health (listed as The Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital) has been ranked as one of the best hospitals for 2014-15 in North Carolina by U.S. News & World Report.

Cone Health ranked high performing in Cardiology & Heart Surgery, Diabetes & Endocrinology, Gastroenterology & GI Surgery, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Nephrology, Neurology & Neurosurgery, Orthopedics and Pulmonology

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