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Putting Our Patients First: Join Us as We Celebrate These Accomplishments

Newberry Hospital wants to be the best we can be for our community. After all, we care for our friends and neighbors every day. Don’t our patients deserve the best? 

Recently, Newberry Hospital, our staff, and physicians have been recognized as being among the best in the nation.


Outstanding Patient Experience Award™  (2016)

The Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ recognizes hospitals for providing outstanding patient experience based on 10 measures related to doctor and nurse communication, hospital cleanliness and noise levels, and medication and post-discharge care instructions. The award is based on the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) patient survey data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

100 Great Community Hospitals  (2016)

Becker's Hospital Review added Newberry County Memorial Hospital to their 2016 List of 100 Great Community Hospitals.  The Becker's Hospital Review editorial team selected hospitals for inclusion based on rankings and awards from organizations including iVantage Health Analytics, Truven Health Analytics, Healthgrades, CareChex, the American Nurses Credentialing Center and the Leapfrog Group. Included organizations have earned recognition from one or more of these organizations.

Joint Replacement Excellence Award™  (2016, 2015, 2014, 2013)

The Joint Replacement Excellence Award™ recognizes hospitals for superior outcomes in knee and hip replacement. Patients who have these surgeries at these nationally recognized hospitals have a lower risk of experiencing a complication during their hospital stay.



Top Performer on Key Quality Measures®  (2016, 2015, 2014)

  • Pnemonia
  • VTE (Venous Thromboembolism)
  • Surgial Care
  • Immunizations

Ranked in the top 100 Rural & Community Hospitals  (2016)

according to iVantage Health Analytics

via Hospital Compare

Above the National Average Outcomes for Safety & Patient Experience  (2016)

according to CMS via Hospital Compare

"A" Hospital Safety Score (2016)

according to The Leapfrog Group

Designated Blue Distinction® Center for Maternity Care

The Blue Distinction® Center designation is awarded by Blue Cross and Blue Sheild and is given to hospitals recognized for their expertise and efficiency in delivering specialty care.

Five-Star Recipient for Total Knee Replacement (2012-2016)

Awarded Five Years in a Row from HealthGrades - 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016.


Five-Star Recipient for Hip Fracture Treatment (2015-2016)

Awarded Two Years in a Row from HealthGrades - 2015 and 2016.

Lovelace Named 2015 AAFP Family Physician of the Year

Each year the American Academty of Family Physicians honors one outstanding American family physician who provides patients with compassionate, comprehensive care, and serves as a role model in his or her community, to other health professionals, and to residents and medical students. In 2015, they chose Dr. Oscar Lovelace. Founder of Lovelace Family Medicine in Prosperity, Dr. Lovelace has been a practicing family physician for more than 26 years and is a valued member of Newberry Hospital’s medical staff.


Lab Earns National Accreditation, Recognized for Excellence

The Accreditation Committee of the College of American Pathologists (CAP) has awarded accreditation to Newberry Hospital’s laboratory. Considered the “gold standard,” the CAP accreditation process is designed to ensure the highest standard of care for hospital patients requiring laboratory services. Inspectors examined the lab’s records and quality control of procedures over a two-year period. They also examined the staff qualifications, equipment, facilities, safety program and records, and overall management. Newberry Hospital’s lab is now re-certified as one of 7,000 CAP-accredited facilities worldwide.