The Joint Commission Accreditation
Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® in several specialty areas. The Gold Seal reflects a health care organization’s commitment to providing safe and quality patient care and preparing patients and their caregivers for discharge.
Patient Safety and Quality Ratings
Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center staff and physicians follow The Joint Commission National Patient Safety Goals as our framework for quality and safety. See how our hospital ranks in patient experience, home care quality, readmisions, infection prevention and other metrics as evaluated by The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services based on patient surveys.
Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades
Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center was awarded an "A" in the fall 2020 round of hospital safety grades by the Leapfrog Group. The Leapfrog Group evaluates hospital performance in preventing medical errors, infections and other harms among patients in their care.
DAISY Award and Other Nursing Awards
The DAISY Award is an internationally acknowledged recognition program to celebrate registered nurses that have exemplified extraordinary and compassionate patient care. A DAISY Award is given to a deserving nurse each quarter, based on criteria established to meet Bayviews’s mission and values.
American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Awards
Each year, the American Heart Association recognizes hospitals that demonstrate a high commitment to following guidelines that improve patient outcomes.
Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center Designations
- Stroke Award Gold Plus
- Target: Stroke Honor Roll-Elite Plus
CHIME's Healthcare's Most Wired Designation
The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) conducts an annual survey to award the Most Wired designation to healthcare organizations that exemplify best practices through adoption, implementation and use of information technology to elevate the health and care of communities they serve.
Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center is designated as Level 9. Organizations at this level are often leaders in healthcare technology who actively push the industry forward.
The McCarthy Award is the highest acknowledgement by the Board of Trustees, awarded to employees with service records of distinction. Each year, the Board of Trustees presents the McCarthy Award in recognition of William McCarthy, a founding trustee, and our second Board of Trustees Chair.