Awards & Distinctions

Nationally Recognized. Community Care.

Providing quality care is top priority at Shelby Baptist Medical Center. Our physicians, nursing professionals and trained staff have been recognized by national organizations that reflect the excellent care patients receive at our hospital.

Heart and Stroke Care

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Distinction in Cardiac Care (2013-2017)
  • Joint Commission Primary Stroke Center Designation (2020)
  • Get with the Guidelines – Stroke Silver Plus with Honor Roll Elite (2020)


  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Distinction Center for Maternity Care (2017, 2020)

All Service Lines/Other

  • Leapfrog Safety Score “A” (November 2017, April 2015, November 2014, April 2014)
  • Leapfrog Safety Score “B” (April 2017, November 2016, November 2015)
  • Joint Commission Top Performer on Key Quality Measures (2014, 2013, 2012)
  • Alabama Quality Award for Commitment to Excellence in the Healthcare Sector (2010)
  • VHA Leadership Award - Clinical Excellence-Patient Experience Superior System Performance (2009)

Community Health Needs Assessments

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