Union Hospital is recognized as one of the best hospitals in the nation

Tuscarawas County's Award-Winning Community Hospital

To better fulfill the Hospital's mission of "Quality Care, Close to Home," our physicians and staff are consistently working to improve clinical quality and patient outcomes. In recent years, these efforts have been rewarded with recognition from national healthcare performance organizations.

Union Hospital is a “Great Community Hospital” in 2014 and 2015

For the second year in a row Union Hospital has been named to the list of the “100 Great Community Hospitals” by Becker’s Hospital Review, a monthly publication of business and legal news for hospital executives. The Becker’s editorial team selected hospitals based on rankings and awards received by the hospital for:

  • Clinical performance
  • Patient safety record
  • Patient satisfaction
  • Patient outcomes
100 Great Community Hospitals Award by Becker's Hospital Review
Union Hospital is a Certified Primary Stroke Center

Union Hospital Achieves Certification as a Primary Stroke Center

In 2014, Union Hospital achieved certification as a Primary Stroke Center, which means we have the proper equipment, personnel and training to quickly assess and treat strokes. A key element of the "Stroke Alert" protocols is the Telestroke Network, placing a Cleveland Clinic stroke specialist virtually at the patient's bedside to assist the Emergency Department staff in evaluation and treatment decisions.

The UH Certified Stoke Center offers a full range of stroke care from diagnosis and treatment, to rehabilitation, education and evaluating patient outcomes.

Breast Imaging Center of Excellence

Union Hospital has been designated a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology (ACR). This came after a rigorous evaluation and review process by ACR physicians and medical physicists. The Center of Excellence designation indicates that breast imaging at Union Hospital meets the highest standards of the Radiology profession.

Breast Imaging Center of Excellence status includes these imaging services:

  • Mammography
  • Breast Ultrasound
  • Ultrasound-guided breast biopsy
  • Stereotactic breast biopsy

ACR evaluators have determined that Union Hospital’s Radiology Department has achieved high practice standards in image quality, staff qualifications, technology and quality control and assurance program.

Union Hospital has been designated a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence
Union Hospital is a Midas+ Platinum Award Winner

MIDAS+ Platinum Award Winner

Union Hospital is one of only six in the nation to achieve Platinum status four of the past five years. This award is based on the following measurements in caring for patients with seven different medical conditions resulting in hospital admission:

  • Efficient Utilization
  • Clinical Effectiveness

2016 HomeCare Elite Top 500

OCS HomeCare annually evaluates nearly 10,000 home health care providers in the U.S. Union Hospital Home Health has for the third consecutive year achieved Top 500 status. This high ranking is based on:

  • Patient outcomes
  • Patient experience
  • Best practices implementation
  • Quality improvement
  • Financial performance
Union Hospital is in the 2014 Home Care Elite Top 500

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