UPMC in north central Pa. is committed to providing the best possible care and services for our patients. These efforts have led to numerous awards and prestigious recognition over the past years.
UPMC Williamsport, part of the UPMC Magee-Womens network, has been recognized as a 2022-2023 High Performing Hospital for Maternity Care (Uncomplicated Pregnancy) by U.S. News & World Report.
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center in Williamsport achieved the highest quality standards in radiation therapy from the American College of Radiation Oncology Practice Accreditation, assuring that the center meets vigorous and nationally accepted standards for cancer patient safety and radiation oncology care. (2022).
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center in Williamsport has been accredited by the American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer since 1981 for improving the quality of cancer care provided to patients, as validated by the national cancer database. This accreditation means that a center meets a national quality standard, establishes a framework for quality, and improves patient care (2022).
UPMC Williamsport has been selected as a Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip Replacement, part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program, by the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association. Facilities designated as Blue Distinction Centers® for Knee and Hip Replacement demonstrate expertise in total knee and total hip replacement surgeries, resulting in fewer patient complications and readmissions.
UPMC Williamsport was recognized by The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP) for stellar performance ensuring patients’ safety. The hospital is among 17 statewide to receive HAP’s Excellence in Patient Safety Recognition for 2021.
UPMC Williamsport completed successful recertification surveys from The Joint Commission for Stroke, Brain Injury, and Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation. UPMC Williamsport remains one of only four facilities in Pennsylvania to receive this certification for spinal cord injury rehabilitation, and one of only 11 for brain injury rehabilitation (2021).
UPMC Senior Communities received five-star nursing home designations from Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for Cole Manor, Haven Place, and The Green Home (2021).
UPMC Lock Haven (now a UPMC Outpatient Center with a full-service outpatient emergency department) was certified by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association as an Advanced Primary Stroke Center with a Gold Seal of Approval (2021).
UPMC Williamsport has been granted Level II Trauma Center accreditation by the Pennsylvania Trauma Systems Foundation (PTSF) in September 2021, recognizing a new level of care and services provided in north central Pennsylvania.
Designated a top performers of the 2021 HAP Donate Life Challenge, with UPMC in the North Central Pa. region placing second place top health system and UPMC Williamsport as second place top hospital.
UPMC Cole earned an Achievement Award from The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP) for its outstanding effort to improve health care in the communities it serves. UPMC Cole was just one of 12 winners chosen from 131 statewide submissions for work in community health, quality improvement, and operational efficiencies. (August 2020)
UPMC Williamsport has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence. (August 2020)
UPMC Home Healthcare and Hospice of Central Pa., has been recognized by Strategic Healthcare Programs (SHP) as a “Superior Performer” for achieving an overall caregiver and family satisfaction score that ranked in the top 20% of all eligible SHP clients for the 2019 calendar year. (July 2020)
The Joint Commission, in conjunction with The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, recently certified UPMC Wellsboro and UPMC Muncy as Acute Stroke Ready Hospitals. (June 2020)
UPMC Wellsboro received a five-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, one of 455 hospitals in the U.S. and only hospital in Pennsylvania’s northern tier to receive this rating (2021).
UPMC Williamsport earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Advanced Total Hip and Knee Replacement Certification. UPMC Williamsport is one of only eight hospitals in the state of Pennsylvania to receive this designation. The Gold Seal is a symbol of quality that reflects a health care organization’s commitment to providing safe and quality patient care. (April 2020)