Awards & Recognition

Midland Memorial Hospital has received several awards recognizing the hospital and its personnel for our great patient care. We have received these awards because of teamwork. There are many people including doctors, nurses, technologists and pharmacists who make these teams work well for our patients; but the most important person on this team is you, the patient.


  • Designated as a Level II (Special Care Nursery) NICU by the Texas Department of State Health Services.
  • Three-time designated Pathway to Excellence hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).
  • 11 Environmental Services employees became Certified Surgical Cleaning Technicians (CSCT). Our 11 employees are among only 25 people nationally that have completed the course and passed the certification exam, according to the American Hospital Association.
  • Awarded the Immunization Action Coalition Birth Dose Honor Roll by the Texas Department of Health Services (DSHS) Perinatal Prevention Program.


  • The Breast Center is the only center in Texas to hold all three of these honors: recognized by the American College of Radiology for being a Breast Center of Excellence, a Certified Quality Breast Center as recognized by the National Quality Measures for Breast Centers Program (NQMBC) and fully accredited through the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC).
  • Critical Care Unit received the Silver Beacon Award of Excellence by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses.
  • Mission LifeLine Non STEMI Bronze Award from the American Heart Association for meeting heart attack systems of care standards.


  • Full Heart Failure Accreditation from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care.
  • Designated as a Mother Friendly Worksite by the Texas Department of State Health Services.
  • Distinguished Facility for Newborn Hearing Screenings by the Texas Department of State Health Services.
  • The very first recipient of the Inspired Award for Values and Cultural Excellence, presented by Joe Tye.
  • Pathway to Excellence designated by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).
  • Total Joint Center was recognized for the DNV Hip and Knee Replacement Certification, becoming fourth in the nation to receive this distinguished honor. This recognition came just four months after the Total Joint Center received designation from BlueCross BlueShield as being a Blue Distinction Center+ for their expertise and cost-efficiency in delivering hip and knee replacements.
  • Wound Management Center is a five-time recipient of the Healogics Center of Distinction Award and was named a Healogics Robert A Warriner, III Center of Excellence.


  • NICHE (Nurses Improving Care for HealthSystem Elders) Senior Friendly designated hospital for our commitment to elderly care excellence.
  • Safety-Net Hospital Quality Award presented by The Texas Health and Human Services Commission for outstanding performance during state fiscal year 2014 for Potentially Preventable Events and Potentially Preventable Readmissions.


  • For the 5th year in a row, we received the American Heart Association’s (AHA) Heart Failure Gold Plus Award. This highest honor for excellence in heart failure care means the hospital performed at or above 90 percent on multiple care standards that have been shown to decrease mortality and improve longevity in heart failure patients.
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