• Awards and Accolades

    Wellmont Health System and its hospitals and facilities are recognized each year with numerous awards. These accolades help reaffirm the efforts we put forth toward our mission to deliver superior health care with compassion and drive us in the continued pursuit of our vision to deliver the best health care anywhere.


  • 2013

  • Bristol Regional And Holston Valley Receive Platinum Performance Achievement Award

    Bristol Regional Medical Center and Holston Valley Medical Center have received the American College of Cardiology Foundation’s NCDR ACTION Registry–GWTG Platinum Performance Achievement Award for 2013 – two of only 197 hospitals nationwide to do so.

    Bristol Regional and Holston Valley Recognized by BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee for Quality Outcomes

    Holston Valley Medical Center and Bristol Regional Medical Center have been named a Blue Distinction Center+ for Knee and Hip ReplacementSM and a Blue Distinction Center for Spine Surgery®.

    Bristol Regional Honored With Gold Award From Mission: Lifeline

    Bristol Regional Medical Center is the only hospital in Tennessee and Virginia to receive gold recognition in the Mission: Lifeline program by achieving 85 percent or higher composite adherence to the program's quality achievement indicators for ST segment elevation myocardial infarction - or STEMI heart attack - referral centers for 24 consecutive months.

    Bristol Regional Ranked Nationally For Cancer Care and Women's Health

    Bristol Regional Medical Center has been selected among the top 10 percent in the United States by CareChex for cancer care and women's health.

    Hawkins County Memorial Chosen Among Top 10 Percent In Nation For Patient Satisfaction

    Hawkins County Memorial Hospital has been ranked by CareChex among the top 10 percent of hospitals in the nation in patient satisfaction.

    Hawkins County Memorial Chosen Among Top 10 Percent In Nation For Patient Satisfaction(1)

    Holston Valley Medical Center’s high-quality cardiovascular care has achieved additional recognition for being among the nation’s elite programs. Becker’s Hospital Review, a highly respected publication that covers the medical industry, recently named Holston Valley to its list of “100 Hospitals with Great Heart Programs.”

    Holston Valley And Bristol Regional Honored By Society Of Thoracic Surgeons

    Holston Valley Medical Center and Bristol Regional Medical Center have both received a three-star rating from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons.

    Holston Valley And Bristol Regional Named BlueCross BlueShield Centers+ For Cardiac Care

    Holston Valley Medical Center and Bristol Regional Medical Center have been named Blue Distinction Centers+ for Cardiac Care for their expertise and efficiency in delivering specialty cardiac care.

    Holston Valley And Bristol Regional Receive Gold Award For Heart Failure Care

    Holston Valley Medical Center and Bristol Regional Medical Center have received a Gold Achievement Award for heart failure care from Get With The Guidelines for having 85% or higher adherence to Get With The Guidelines indicators to improve quality of patient care and outcomes for two consecutive years.

    Holston Valley Named In Top Three Hospitals In State By U.S. News & World Report

    U.S. News & World Report has ranked Holston Valley Medical Center as one of Tennessee’s top three hospitals.


  • 2012

  • Holston Valley Ranked Nationally for Cardiac Services and Medical Care

    CareChex, a well-respected national quality rating service and division of The Delta Group, selected Holston Valley among the top 100 hospitals in the nation for cardiac care cardiac surgery and coronary bypass surgery.

    Bristol Regional and Holston Valley Recognized For Exceptional Heart-Bypass Surgery Programs

    Bristol Regional Medical Center and Holston Valley Medical Center are the only two surgical groups/hospitals in Tennessee to achieve a three star rating for exceptional heart-bypass surgery by a leading consumer magazine.

    Hancock County Hospital Named To Top 20 Critical Access Hospital list

    Hancock County Hospital was recently named one of the top 20 critical access hospitals in the country.The top 20 critical access hospitals scored best among critical access hospitals on iVantage Health Analytics’ Hospital Strength Index.

    Hawkins County Memorial Among Nation's Best For Medical Care

    Hawkins County Memorial Hospital was ranked among the top 10 percent of hospitals nationally for overall medical care and patient satisfaction by CareChex.

    Holston Valley UnitedHealth Premium Surgical Spine Specialty Center

    Holston Valley Medical Center was designated by UnitedHealth as a Premium Surgical Spine Specialty Center with a quality assessment result of three stars.

    Bristol Regional Silver Mission: Lifeline Award

    Bristol Regional Medical Center received silver recognition in the American Heart Association's Mission: Lifeline program for achieving exceptional quality over an extended period of time.

    Bristol Regional Silver Award For Heart Failure Care

    The American Heart Association's Get With The Guidelines program has awarded Bristol Regional Medical Center a Silver Award for heart failure care.

    Bristol Regional UnitedHealth Premium Surgical Spine Specialty Center

    Bristol Regional Medical Center was designated by UnitedHealth as a Premium Surgical Spine Specialty Center with a quality assessment result of two stars.

    Holston Valley Bronze Award For Heart Failure Care

    The American Heart Association's Get With The Guidelines program has awarded Holston Valley Medical Center a bronze award for heart failure care.

    Bristol Regional Silver Plus Achievement Award For Stroke Care

    Bristol Regional Medical Center's stroke care was awarded a Silver Plus Achievement Award from Get With The Guidelines®.

    Holston Valley Top Hospital In Nation For Interventional Carotid Care

    CareChex, a well-respected national quality rating service and division of The Delta Group, selected Holston Valley Medical Center as the No. 1 hospital in the nation for interventional carotid care.


  • 2011

    Holston Valley Medical Center: Thomson Reuters 50 Top Heart Hospitals
    Holston Valley Medical Center: CareChex No. 1 hospital in the nation for interventional carotid care
    Level One Heart Attack Network: American Heart Association's Mission: Lifeline Bronze Designation
    Holston Valley Medical Center and Bristol Regional Medical Center: Consumer Reports Top-ranked Heart Bypass Programs

    2010

    Holston Valley Medical Center and Bristol Regional Medical Center: Consumer Reports Top 50 Heart Surgery Programs
    Holston Valley Medical Center and Bristol Regional Medical Center: Accredited by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers
    Holston Valley Medical Center: National Research Corporation Consumer Choice Award

    2009

    Hawkins County Memorial Hospital: Ingenix Top 200 Coding Hospitals in the Nation
    Holston Valley Medical Center: Breast Imaging Center of Excellence – The American College of Radiology
    Holston Valley Medical Center: National Research Corporation Consumer Choice Award

    2008

    Takoma Regional Hospital: Adventist Health System Crystal Award for outstanding leadership
    Holston Valley Medical Center: Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence
    Bristol Regional Medical Center: Southwestern Virginia Technology Council President's Award for CyberKnife
    Hawkins County Memorial Hospital: Press Ganey Compass Award for Patient Satisfaction
    Holston Valley Medical Center: National Research Corporation Consumer Choice Award

    2007

    Wellmont Health System: Tennessee Center for Performance Excellence – Excellence Award
    Holston Valley Medical Center: Thomson 100 Top Heart Hospitals

    2006

    Wellmont Health System: Tennessee Improving Patient Safety Award
    Wellmont Nurse Connection: I CARE Shared Principles Award
    Holston Valley Medical Center: National Research Corporation Consumer Choice Award

    2005

    Holston Valley Medical Center: Solucient 100 Top Heart Hospitals
    Lonesome Pine Hospital: Solucient 100 Top Performance Improvement Leaders
    Hancock County Hospital: Southeast Construction magazine excellence award