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Awards and Recognition

Feel confident about the excellent care and treatment you’ll get at Wayne UNC because:

American College of Cardiology Logo2020 Wayne UNC Designation of Chest Pain Center Accreditation

The American College of Cardiology (ACC) has recognized Wayne UNC Health Care Heart and Vascular Care for its demonstrated expertise and commitment in treating patients with chest pain. The health system recently gained Chest Pain Center Accreditation, following a rigorous onsite evaluation of the team’s ability to evaluate, diagnose and treat patients who may be experiencing a heart attack. Read More

Gold Get with The Guidelines Logo 20202020 Get with The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award and Target

Feel confident you’ll get excellent stroke care at Wayne UNC because we follow American Heart Association (AHA)/American Stroke Association guidelines. Wayne UNC Health Care received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold 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. The quality award shows Wayne UNC’s commitment to safe and effective stroke treatment and proper use of medications to help you recover faster.

Picture of seal of approval for Gold Plus Award2018 Get with The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award and Target

We received Get with The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award and Target: Stroke Honor Roll from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. These awards recognize our commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally researched guidelines.

Image of American Heart Association Resuscitation award logoAmerican Heart Association - Get With The Guidelines® Resuscitation Silver Plus Award

The American Heart Association honored Wayne UNC with Get With The Guidelines® Resuscitation Silver Plus Award for carrying out quality improvement processes for treating stroke patients.

Picture of Blue Cross Blue Shield maternity center logoBlue Cross and Blue Shield Blue Distinction Center+

Our maternity care services received the Blue Distinction Center+ (BDC+) facility designation from Blue Cross and Blue Shield. The BDC+ program recognizes Wayne UNC for delivering exceptional, affordable healthcare.

Picture of American College of Radiology logoAmerican College of Radiology (ACR)

The American College of Radiology (ACR) accredits our computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), mammography, nuclear medicine, and ultrasound facilities and services. That means our imaging and radiology facilities meet or exceed requirements for equipment, image quality, staff, and safety.

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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) recognized our state organ donor registries’ promotion efforts for a national campaign.

American Academy Sleep Medicine logoAmerican Academy of Sleep Medicine

Our sleep lab received program accreditation from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, verifying our Sleep Lab meets the highest standards in treating patients suffering from sleep disorders.

Press GAney logo2018 Guardian of Excellence Award

Press Ganey awarded our Behavioral Health team a 2018 Guardian of Excellence Award for their efforts to improve the quality and safety of patient care, provide a positive and collaborative environment for teammates and physicians and deliver an exceptional patient experience.

    The Great 100

    The Great 100, Inc. is a grassroots organization honoring the nursing profession in North Carolina. It recognizes nursing excellence and awards educational scholarships to registered nurses.

    This professional organization acknowledges 100 North Carolina nurses every year for their excellence in practice and commitment to their profession. Wayne UNC is proud of our current and past Great 100 winners:

    2018

    Hayley Fly, AD, BS HCM
    Marquita Ingram, ADN, OCRN

    2016

    Holly Daly, BSN, NCSC
    Debra Joyner, BSN, NCSC

    2014

    Pamela Anderson, BSN, NCSC

    2013

    Kimberly Kennedy, BSN, NCSC
    Susan Peacock, BSN
    Sherry Rogers, MS Ed, BSN
    Lori Jones, ADN, COHN

    2012

    Becky Byrd, ADN, ORRN
    Kimberly Muntz, ADN
    Patricia Prentice-Austin, RN, BSN, MS Public Health
    Yvonne Williams, RN

    2011

    Kelli Corbett, MSN, NP
    Cindy McPhail, RN, BSN
    Debbie Smith, RN, BSN, MS Nursing Education

    2010

    Jeff Brogneaux, RN
    Valerie Davis, RN
    Bonnie Sisko, RN
    Donna Wimberly, RN, MBA/MHA
    Karen Yarbrough, RN, BSN

    2009

    Barbara Shelton, RN, BSN
    Rick Sutton, RN, MSN

    2008

    Donna Peedin, RN, BSN
    Valerie Peele
    Nannette Newcomb, RN, BSN, MSN

    2006

    Shana Edwards, CRNA

    Others

    Pam Lewis, RN, BSN

    Share Your Experience

    Submit a Share Your Experience form to celebrate a Wayne UNC teammate who provided you or a family member exceptional care or service. Or you can submit a comment card at any of the comment boxes—located at each elevator and at additional locations throughout our campus.