In 2011, Texas Health Dallas successfully achieved Magnet designation for the second time by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), an honor that recognizes hospitals for excellence in nursing services. Texas Health Dallas joins only about 3 percent of U.S. hospitals to be honored with Magnet re-designation.
Texas Health Dallas was the first hosptial in the city to receive Cycle IV Chest Pain Accreditation from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care, a prestigious designation attained after meeting stringent evaluation. The hospital has also received accreditation for emergency stroke care by the Joint Commission. Texas Health Dallas has been designated a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence by the American Society of Bariatric Surgery (ASBS), one of the highest distinctions for weight-loss surgery programs in the United States.
Honors, Awards and Recognition
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas has been awarded the 2011 Outstanding Achievement Award by the American College of Surgeons, one of the highest honors for cancer programs in the United States. The honor is the highest accreditation given by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer.
In 2012, Texas Health Dallas’ laboratory services was named Advance Magazine’s Laboratory of the Year.