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Great care is important to you and we’re proud to be nationally recognized for it. We continue to be recognized for our clinical achievements across many areas of care.

Learn more about quality and safety at Southcoast.

2019 US News & World Report Award

2019 Southcoast Media Group’s Best of the Best Awards

Southcoast Health was recognized by our employees and the communities we serve as:

  • BEST HOSPITALS (Charlton Memorial, St. Luke’s, Tobey)
  • BEST HOME CARE (Southcoast VNA)
  • BEST HEARING AID CENTER (Southcoast Audiology)

Newsweek 2019

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American Stroke Association

Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Distinction Center

Joint Commission

Healthgrades Awards

Healthgrades® is the leading provider of information to help consumers make an informed decision about a physician or hospital. See below for a recent list of Healthgrades® clinical achievements for Southcoast Hospitals.

American Heart Association

Gold level recognition

Intersocietal Accreditation Commission

  • Accreditation for Vein Center and Vein Procedures
  • Accreditation for Venous Imaging


  • Commission on Cancer: Three year accreditation with commendation
  • Certification in Radiation Oncology
  • National Accreditation Program for Breast Cancer
  • 3 Year Accreditation for meeting standards for safe chemotherapy practices

Bariatric Program

  • Reaccreditation by the American College of Surgeons (ACS) Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement program (MBSAQIP), in partnership with the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS)
  • Comprehensive Center Accreditation

Baby Friendly USA Designation

Baby Friendly

American College of Radiology 2019

Specialty Pharmacy

  • ACHC Accredited

Urgent Care

UCA Accreditation

Coverdell (2019)

Harvard Pilgrim (2019)

2019 HIMSS Analytics Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model (EMRAM)

  • SPG Stage 6

2018 Southcoast Media Group’s Best of the Best Awards

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2019 Wicked Local’s Readers Choice Awards

  • Tobey Hospital – Regional Silver
  • Tobey Hospital Gift Shop – Honorable Mention
  • Southcoast Health Rehabilitation Services – Honorable Mention
  • Brian Fitzpatrick, MD – Honorable Mention
  • Robert McGowen, MD – Honorable Mention

2018 Wicked Local’s Readers Choice Awards

2018 Reader’s Choice Physicians


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Top 100 in the Nation

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Medical Excellence

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Patient Safety

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