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Awards and Recognition

Bayhealth’s commitment to excellence has been recognized both statewide and nationwide.

Clinical Excellence Award for Overall Critical Care (2009 & 2010)
Ranked Best (#1) in Delaware for Overall Critical Care (2010)
Ranked #1 in Delaware for Overall Cardiac Services (2010)
Ranked #1 in Delaware for Cardiac Surgery (2008, 2009 & 2010)

Ranked #2 in Delaware for Cardiology Services
Five-Star Rated for Valve Replacement Surgery (2008, 2009 & 2010)
Five-Star Rated for Treatment of Heart Attack (2008, 2009 & 2010)
Five-Star Rated for Treatment of Heart Failure (2007 - 2010)
Five-Star Rated for Treatment of Sepsis (2010)

J.D. Power and Associates
"Outstanding Inpatient Experience" (2007 – 2009)

Becker Hospital Review
Top 100 Community Hospitals - Bayhealth Kent General

American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN)
Beacon Award for Critical Care - Bayhealth Kent General’s Intensive Care Unit (2009 - 2010)

Hospitals & Health Networks® Magazine
Most Wired – Most Improved (2008)

Chairman’s Achievement Award (2008)

American Heart Association Delaware Heart Walk
Top Fundraiser in Southern Delaware

American Heart Association
"Get With The Guidelines® - Resuscitation" Gold Quality Achievement Award - Bayhealth Kent General (2013)
"Get With The Guidelines® - Heart Failure" Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award
- Bayhealth Kent General (2013)

Highmark Delaware
Blue Distinction Center for Cardiac Care (2013)

Delmarva Blood Bank 10th Annual Summer Blood Challenge (2012)
1st in Participation in the Extra Large Employer Category
2nd in points Earned Overall
3rd in Highest New Members Overall
3rd in Total Number of Blood Donations Overall

W. L. (Bill) Gore Award of Excellence
Inpatient Rehabilitation Center (2007)

Delaware Quality Commitment Award (2008)
Child Care & Early Learning Center

Quality Award of Merit (2009)

Child Care & Early Learning Center

Home Care Elite (2006 – 2012)

Quality Insights of Delaware
Quality Leader Golden Apple Award (2008)

International Interior Design Association (IIDA) Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware Chapter

2012 Best Interior Design Award - EwingCole (2012)

Susan G. Komen for the Cure Philadelphia
$90,000 Grant Award - Bayhealth Cancer Institute (2012 - 2013)


Employer Support of Guard and Reserve (ESGR) - the U.S. Department of Defense
Patriotic Employer Award (2012)


Bayhealth is Southern Delaware’s healthcare leader with hospitals in Dover and in Milford. Bayhealth provides a wide range of medical services, including cardiovascular, cancer, orthopaedics and rehabilitation, pediatrics, respiratory care, sleep care, surgical weight loss, women’s services and walk-in medical care. Search for nursing jobs, and health classes and events. Find doctors affiliated with Bayhealth Medical Center or a Delaware hospital near you.