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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

The nursing care you will receive at Cone Health has been nationally recognized as some of the best in the country.

In 2014, five Cone Health hospitals were redesignated with Magnet Recognition for Excellence for the third straight time by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

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.

The Magnet designation applies to Moses Cone Hospital, Wesley Long Hospital, Annie Penn Hospital, Women's Hospital and Behavioral Health Hospital.  Alamance Regional Medical Center has not been designated with Magnet Recognition.

Read more about the six areas the Commission on Magnet noted the applicable Cone Health hospitals as “truly exemplary and a role model for all Magnet organizations.”

US News Common Care

U.S. News & World Report - Common Care

Cone Health has been rated high performing in all five areas used in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals for Common Care ratings.

The ratings evaluate more than 4,500 hospitals nationwide on common inpatient procedures and conditions. Only 34 hospitals were rated High Performing in all five procedures and conditions.

Cone Health is listed under The Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital. Read More

U.S. News Best Regional Hospitals

U.S. News & World Report - Best Regional Hospitals

Cone Health has also been recognized as one of the best hospitals in North Carolina for 2015-16 by U.S. News & World Report. The annual U.S. News Best Hospitals rankings, now in their 26th year, recognize hospitals that excel in treating the most challenging patients.

Cone Health ranked “High Performing” in Diabetes & Endocrinology; Gastroenterology & GI Surgery; Orthopedics; and Pulmonology. Read More

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