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National Quality and Patient Safety Leader

We pride ourselves on serving as a transformative healthcare industry leader, advancing the ideals of collaboration over competition and a relentless commitment to continuous improvement for the benefit of all—patients, families, communities and care partners (employees, physicians, providers and volunteers).

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Our Awards

  • November 2022, PMC achieved the highly prestigious international Baby-Friendly designation after a rigorous review process conducted by Baby-Friendly USA, the organization responsible for bestowing this certification in the United States.

  • Primary Stroke Center Re-certified by The Joint Commission

  • Named 2022 HRO Champion by the Patient Safety Movement Foundation
  • First Corporate Honoree of the Central Florida Council of Scouts
  • Parrish Healthcare's Laboratory Re-certified by College of American Pathologists (CAP)
  • Named 2021 HRO Champion by the Patient Safety Movement Foundation
  • America’s Best Hospitals for Obstetrics by the Women’s Choice Award®
  • Spring 2019 - Earned an 'A' grade for patient safety from the Leapfrog Group
  • The Joint Commission Awards the nation’s first Integrated Care Certification.
  • Patient Safety Movement Foundation's Five-Star Hospital Ranking
  • Mayo Clinic Care Network (MCCN) exclusive membership since 2014.
  • The SafeCare Group’s Top 100 SafeCare Hospitals®. Ranking among the nation’s top two percent of hospitals for safety.
  • Straight “A” Hospital Safety Scores from The LeapFrog Group from 2012 to 2017.
  • Women’s Choice Award® as one of America’s Best Hospitals for Patient Safety.
  • Best Places to Work in Healthcare by Becker’s Hospital Review.
  • American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer Accredited.
  • Rated #1 safest hospital in Florida by Consumer Reports (2014).
  • Joint Commission Top Performer on Key Quality Measures®.
  • Stroke, Heart Failure, Acute Coronary Syndrome, and Breast Cancer Gold Seal certified by The Joint Commission.
  • Ranked as a top performer by Vizient (VHA, Inc.), a national network of 1,700 not-for-profit healthcare organizations.
  • Designated Blue Distinction® Center+ for Maternity Care.
  • Women’s Choice Award® as one of America's 50 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care.
  • Women’s Choice Award® as one America’s Best Hospitals for Patient Experience in Orthopedics.
  • Parrish Wound Healing Centers recognized as Center of Excellence by Healogics, Inc., the nation’s largest provider of advanced wound care services.
  • Gallup Great Workplace Award recipient.
  • J.D. Power and Associates Distinguished Hospital Program(SM) for "Outstanding Inpatient Experience."
  • Top 100 Best Places to Work in Healthcare (2009) by Modern Healthcare magazine.
  • Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology (ACR).
  • Hospital of Choice Award 2010, by the American Alliance of Healthcare Providers (AAHCP).
  • Central Florida LEEDer Award from U.S. Green Building Council, 2008 Project of the Year, Parrish Healthcare Center at Port St. John.
  • Commissioner’s Business Recognition Award, Florida Education Foundation and Florida Department of Education, for outstanding commitment to improving education.
  • Values Award, Community Based Care Partners of Brevard.
  • America’s #1 Healing Hospital by Baptist Healing Trust, Nashville, TN (three consecutive years).
  • Parrish Medical Center, Chairman’s Circle Award, United Way of Brevard
  • Parrish Healthcare Center at Port St. John, certified Green Building by the United State Green Building, Leadership in Energy and Efficient Design (LEED).
  • Discovery Award (2005), Healthcare Design Magazine and Starizon, a forward thinking organization devoted to advocating exceptional customer experiences for numerous industries, selected Parrish Medical Center as the very first Discovery Award recipient.