Awards & Accreditations

Our healthcare system is committed to providing advanced medical technology, progressive treatment options, state-of-the-art equipment, and extensive consumer health education programs. Bayhealth has earned the following awards and accreditations:

Bayhealth Hospital, Sussex Campus received an “A” Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade
A Safety Grade
The Leapfrog Group
Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval
The Joint Commission
Commission on Cancer Commission on Cancer Accreditation
American College of Surgeons
Magnet Recognized  Magnet Recognition
American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
Bayhealth Primary Stroke Center
Advanced Certification Primary Stroke Center
The Joint Commission
American College of Radiology
Accreditation for Imaging
American College of Radiology
Bayhealth Top Performer Joint Commission
Top Performer on Key Quality Metrics
The Joint Commission
Bayhealth CAP Accreditation for Lab Services
Accreditation for Laboratory and Pathology Services
College of American Pathologists
Best Maternity Hospital
Best Maternity Hospital
The Leapfrog Group and Newsweek
Bayhealth AMSN PRISM Award  PRISM Award for Exemplary Practice
Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses
Bayhealth ACHC Accreditation
Specialty Pharmacy Services Accreditation
Accreditation Commission for Health Care
Health Equality Index Top Performer Logo
Top Performer in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality
Human Rights Campaign Foundation
Bayhealth HIMSS Stage 7
Stage 7 Award
Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS)
  Comprehensive Accreditation, Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery and Quality Improvement Program
American College of Surgeons and American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
Bayhealth Blue Distinction Center
Blue Distinction Center
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Bariatric Surgery, Cardiac Care, Maternity Care, Knee and Hip Replacement

Bayhealth Baby Friendly
Baby-Friendly Status
Baby-Friendly USA, Inc.
ANCC Accredited with Distinction PTAP Practice Transition Accreditation Program (PTAP)
American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
2021 Most Wired Acute
Digital Health Most Wired - Acute
College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME)
 2021 Most Wired Ambulatory Digital Health Most Wired - Ambulatory
College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME)
 2024 HeartCare Center HeartCARE Center National Distinction of Excellence
American College of Cardiology
ACC Transcatheter Valve Center Certified
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) Center of Excellence
American College of Cardiology
Bayhealth CARF Gold Seal Inpatient Rehab
Accreditation for Inpatient Rehabilitation
Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities
 American College of Surgeons Logo

 Verified Trauma Center
American College of Surgeons

Bayhealth Get With the Guidelines Gold Plus

Get With the Guidelines-Resuscitation Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award
American Heart Association (AHA)

Bayhealth Excellence in Spiritual Care
Excellence in Spiritual Care
Healthcare Chaplaincy Network

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