Recognition For Doctors Hospital of Laredo

Hospital Achievements

'A' Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, Fall 2021

The Leapfrog Group has recognized Doctors Hospital of Laredo for our commitment to providing safer healthcare to our patients.

Laredo Morning Times Readers’ Choice Award for Best Hospital and Best ER (2018-2021, 2023)

Doctors Hospital of Laredo was honored with the Laredo Morning Times Readers' Choice Award for Best Hospital and Best Emergency Room.

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The Joint CommissionThe Joint Commission Logo Accredited 

The Joint Commission accredits healthcare organizations which meet its rigorous performance standards for delivering safe, high quality care.

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Certification as a Gluten-Free Food ServiceValidated Gluten Free Safe Spot Program

Doctors Hospital Laredo met the rigorous standards and expectations for safety required to achieve this honor. The food and nutrition team is proud to serve delicious meals for any diet preference on a daily basis and this designation portrays their commitment to provide quality food for patients.

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Cardiovascular Services Awards

Joint Commission and American Heart Association heart check mark badgeThe Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® and the American Heart Association’s® Heart-Check Mark for Primary Heart Attack Center (PHAC) Certification (2024)

Primary Heart Attack Center (PHAC) Certification recognizes healthcare organizations committed to striving for excellence and fostering continuous improvement in patient safety and quality of care.

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Laboratory Services Awards

Laboratory Accreditation by The Joint The Joint Commission LogoCommission

The Joint Commission accredits healthcare organizations which meet its rigorous performance standards for delivering safe, high quality care.

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Maternity Services Awards

Designated Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit from Texas Department of State Health Services

Doctors Hospital of Laredo is pleased to announce it has received designation as a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care service provider from the Texas Department of State Health Services. Two key requirements of the Level III neonatal designation are 24-hour in-house coverage by specialized personnel and board-certified neonatologists available around the clock.

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Pulmonary Care Awards

U.S. News & World Report HighUS News High Performing Hospitals COPD Performing Hospital for COPD (2023-2024)

This award recognizes Doctors Hospital of Laredo's commitment to a higher standard of care for COPD. Hospitals that earned a high performing rating from U.S. News were significantly better than the national average.

U.S. News & World Report HighUS News High Performing Hospitals Pneumonia Performing Hospital for Pneumonia (2023-2024)

This award recognizes Doctors Hospital of Laredo's commitment to a higher standard of care for pneumonia. Hospitals that earned a high performing rating from U.S. News were significantly better than the national average.

Stroke Services Awards

American Heart Association®/The Joint Commision/American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Certification Advanced Primary Stroke CenterAmerican Stroke Association® – Heart-Check Mark for Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers

This award indicates a high level of excellence in care for stroke patients.

Advanced Primary Stroke Center by The The Joint Commission LogoJoint Commission

The Joint Commission accredits healthcare organizations which meet its rigorous performance standards for delivering safe, high quality care.

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