Awards & Distinctions

Accreditations & Credentials

  • All Services (Accredited by The Joint Commission)
  • Full Cycle IV Chest Pain Center with PCI (Accredited by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care)
  • Cancer Center (Accredited by The American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer)
  • Diagnostic Cardiology (Accredited by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission in Echocardiography in the areas of Adult Transesophageal, Adult Stress, and Adult Transthoracic)
  • MacNeal Hospital is designated a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology (The ACR recognizes breast imaging centers that have earned accreditation in mammography, stereotactic breast biopsy, and breast ultrasound—including ultrasound-guided breast biopsy)
  • MacNeal has achieved Magnet® status from the American Nurses Credentialing Canter's (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program®, which ensures that rigorous standards for nursing excellence are met.
  • Certifications

  • Primary Stroke Center (Certified by The Joint Commission)
  • Level II Trauma Center (Certified by IDPH)
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation Program (Certified by the AACVPR)
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield Blue Distinction Recognition

    Blue Distinction Center designations are given to healthcare facilities that have demonstrated better overall outcomes in the delivery of specialty care.

  • Hip/Knee/Spine
  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Aetna Institute of Quality

    Designated as an Aetna Institute of Quality Facility for Orthopedic Care.

  • Total Joint Replacement
  • Spine Surgery
  • Awards & Recognitions

    Truven Health Analytics

  • Top 50 Cardiovascular - 2016
  • Top 50 Cardiovascular - 2015
  • Top 50 Cardiovascular - 2014
  • Top 100 Hospitals - 2014
  • Practice Greenhealth

  • Making Medicine Mercury-Free - 2015
  • U.S. News & World Report

  • Best Regional Hospital for Gastroenterology & GI Surgery - 2014-2015
  • Best Regional Hospital for Geriatrics - 2014-2015
  • Best Regional Hospital for Orthopedics - 2014-2015
  • Best Regional Hospital for Urology - 2014-2015
  • American Heart Association (AHA)

    • Get with the Guidelines Awards
      • Heart Failure--Gold Quality Achievement Award - 2012
      • Stroke--Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award - 2015
    • Mission Lifeline 2015
      • Gold receiving award for prompt emergency cardiac care.
    • Start! Recognition Program
      • 2011 Fit Friendly Company Gold Achievement Award, MacNeal Hospital has been recognized by the AHA for meeting criteria for employee fitness for the 4th consecutive year.

    2013 EDAP - MacNeal's Emergency Department is recognized by state designation as a hospital skilled in treating critically ill or injured pediatric patients.

    2011 Gallup Great Workplace Award - 2nd consecutive year MacNeal Hospital received the Great Workplace Award.

    2011 Practice Greenhealth-Partner Recognition Award - Environmental Excellence Category.


    100 top hospitals

    50 top hospitals

    IAC Echocardiology reaccreditation
    American College of Radiology Breast Imaging Center of Excellence