Awards & Recognition

US NEWS MAINE REGIONAL 3
U.S. News & World Report has again named Maine Medical Center a Best Regional Hospital. In its 2016-2017 survey of U.S. hospitals, it also recognized MMC as one of only 63 out of more than 4,500 hospitals in the nation – and the only one in Maine – to be rated high performing across the board in nine procedures and conditions including:
  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Colon Cancer Surgery
  • COPD
  • Heart Bypass Surgery
  • Heart Failure
  • Hip Replacement
  • Knee Replacement
  • Lung Cancer Surgery

the joint commission top performer key quality measures 2013
Maine Medical Center again recognized as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures by the Joint Commission for attaining and sustaining excellence in accountability measure performance for heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia, and surgical care.

the joint commission gold seal
The Spinal Surgery program has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for health care quality and safety in disease-specific care.

lets go 5210 logo
Proud to be one of five hospitals in the country recognized for our collaborative efforts to improve community health through Let’s Go! with the 2014 NOVA Award.

magnet recognition
2017 Magnet Recognition for Excellence in Nursing. MMC is among about 2 percent of US hospitals to achieve Magnet designation three times. Magnet status is awarded by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, an independent organization within the American Nurses Association. Magnet recognition is widely considered to be the ultimate credential for high quality nursing care. 

MMC was first recognized as a Magnet hospital in 2006, was re‚Äźdesignated in 2011 and in 2017 proving our commitment to the highest level of quality care.


2014 “Most Wired” Award: Maine Medical Center is recognized for our IT excellence to improve patient safety and quality, customer service, business process improvement, workforce management and disaster readiness.

The Maine Tobacco-Free Hospital Network, an initiative of the Breathe Easy Coalition of Maine, recognized MMC in 2014 and in 2016, as a hospital that has worked hard to make their campus a 100% tobacco-free environment by awarding MMC the Gold Standard of Excellence Award.