Awards and Recognition

Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield has recognized The Maternal and Child Center of Penn Highlands DuBois with a Blue Distinction® Center+ for Maternity Care designation as part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program. Blue Distinction Centers are nationally designated hospitals that show expertise in delivering improved patient safety and better health outcomes, based on objective measures that were developed with input from the medical community.

Penn Highlands DuBois has been listed as one of the 100 Great Community Hospitals by Becker's Hospital Review, again. Becker's Hospital Review is a publication of Becker's Healthcare, the leading source of cutting-edge business and legal information for healthcare industry leaders.

American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Get with the Guidelines GOLD Plus with Target: Stroke Elite awards for excellence in caring for stroke patients. This is the highest honor to get in this category. Get With The Guidelines Stroke helps hospital teams provide the most up-to-date, research-based guidelines with the goal of speeding recovery and reducing death and disability for stroke patients. PH DuBois earned the award by meeting specific quality achievement measures for the rapid diagnosis and treatment of stroke patients at a set level for a designated period.

CORE Award for the promotion of organ donation. Penn Highlands DuBois was the recipient of the Gold Award for activities it participated in during Donate Life Month last year to raise awareness of the life-saving potential of organ donation. We will continue to participate in this education as our own staff and patients are organ recipients and living donors.