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Awards and Accreditations

Shaw Emergency and Trauma Center at Miami Valley Hospital’s Emergency and Trauma services is recognized locally and nationally for providing outstanding patient care.

 MVH-Award-HG100Best.jpgRecognized for Quality

Miami Valley Hospital, with an additional site at Miami Valley Hospital South, has been recognized by Healthgrades as one of America's 100 Best Hospitals in 2016, 2017 and 2018. America's 100 Best Hospitals provide the highest quality of care year over year. These hospitals are in the top 2% in the nation for consistent clinical quality based on an analysis of risk-adjusted mortality and complication rates across a spectrum of common inpatient procedures and conditions. HealthGrades also awarded MVH as:

  • One of America's 100 Best Hospitals for Critical Care™ for 7 years in a row (2012-2018)
  • One of America's 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care™ for 5 years in a row (2014-2018)
  • One of America's 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care™ for 3 years is a row (2016-2018)
  • One of America's 100 Best Hospitals for Pulmonary Care™ 3 years in a row (2016-2018)
  • One of America's 100 Best Hospitals for Stoke Care™ 4 years in a row (2015-2018)

American Hospital Association/American Stroke Association recognized Miami Valley Hospital with the “Get With the Guidelines” – Stroke Gold Plus Award and Target: Stroke Honor Roll – Elite Plus.


ER ExcellenceEmergency Center of Excellence™

In 2016 and 2017, superior emergency care earned Miami Valley Hospital South a spot among 12 sites in the nation that were recognized as an Emergency Center of Excellence™. This designation was awarded by Emergency Excellence, an organization specializing in emergency department benchmarking. In 2018, Miami Valley Hospital South was again recognized as a top-performing emergency department - the only one in the region to achieve this designation. Learn more.

Patient Satisfaction Awards

Miami Valley Hospital South (MVHS) and Miami Valley Hospital (MVH) have both been recognized for high patient satisfaction.

In 2013 and 2014, the Emergency Department at MVHS was named a Guardian of Excellence Award winner by Press Ganey Associates, Inc. The Guardian of Excellence Award recognizes top-performing facilities that consistently achieved the 95th percentile of performance in patient satisfaction. The Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award is a health care industry symbol of achievement. Fewer than 5% of all Press Ganey clients reach this threshold and consistently maintain it for the one year reporting period.

In 2013, Miami Valley Hospital outpatient satellites with the Beacon of Excellence Award, given to institutions that have maintained consistently high levels of excellence in patient satisfaction for three consecutive years. MVH was one of only 26 institutions in the nation recognized for patient satisfaction.

Dayton's First Magnet Hospital for Nursing Excellence

MVH was accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) as Dayton's first hospital in The Magnet Program™. Magnet hospitals are those that are recognized to attract a dedicated nursing population. A Magnet hospital follows the best quality standards in nursing practice, and has a proven level of nursing excellence. Recognition is based on how closely nurses collaborate with physicians and other staff, nurses' participation in decision-making processes and the quality of the work environment. This designation allows MVH to recruit, attract and retain the best nurses available. MVH continues this excellence with its recent redesignation as a Magnet Hospital for the third time.

Level I Trauma Center 

Miami Valley Hospital maintains full accreditation as the region’s only Level I Trauma Center, a hospital that provides the highest level of trauma care available and specializes in the comprehensive diagnosis and treatment of all forms of traumatic injury. Learn more about a Level I Trauma Center accreditation.

Content Updated: October 11, 2018

These Miami Valley Hospital locations offer Emergency & Trauma Services.
Emergency and Trauma at Miami Valley Hospital
One Wyoming St. Dayton, OH  45409
Emergency Center at Miami Valley Hospital North
9000 N. Main St. Englewood, OH  45415
Emergency Center in Jamestown
4940 Cottonville Rd. Jamestown, OH  45335
Emergency Center in Miamisburg
300 Austin West Blvd. Miamisburg, OH  45342
Emergency Department at Miami Valley Hospital South
2400 Miami Valley Dr. Centerville, OH  45459
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