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Awards and Accreditations

Elliot Health System is proud to be recognized for providing the highest quality of healthcare, a commitment we’ve made to our patients for over 125 years.

DNV GL Healthcare Accreditation

DNV GL Healthcare Accreditation
DNV has provided quality-driven accreditation and clinical excellence certifications to hospitals nationwide since 2008 and is approved by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid.

DNV GL Healthcare Accreditation

DNV Healthcare USA Inc. Orthopaedic Center of Excellence Designation
Orthopaedic Center of Excellence designation affirms an organization’s excellence in the provision of diagnostic services, surgical services, and therapies related to orthopedic care. The DNV Orthopaedic Center of Excellence designation is obtained by achieving certification in at least three (3) orthopedic service line programs based on requirements set forth by DNV and informed by the guidelines of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

DNV GL Healthcare Accreditation

American College of Radiology Accreditation
The ACR gold seal of accreditation represents the highest level of image quality and patient safety. Our facility and staff have gone through a comprehensive review to earn accreditation status by the American College of Radiology (ACR), the largest and oldest imaging accrediting body in the United States.


Get With The Guidelines® -Resuscitation - Silver
We’re proud to be recognized by the American Heart Association for our active involvement in Get With The Guidelines® -Resuscitation.

Union Leader 2022 Reader's Choice Award

2022 Union Leader Readers’ Choice Awards
Elliot Health System announces that Elliot Hospital was voted as a leader in seven medical categories from the Union Leader Readers’ Choice Awards. Elliot Hospital was voted the Gold winner for Childbirth Facility, Emergency Care, Physical Therapy Center and Urgent Care Facility, and was selected as the Silver winner for Cardiac Care, Hospital, and Orthopaedics. Voters have now selected Elliot Hospital as a leader in this annual campaign from the Union Leader for multiple years.

BOB Awards New Hampshire Business Review

Best of Business 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 & 2023 - New Hampshire Business Review
The cornerstone of the Elliot Health System – the largest provider of comprehensive health care services in Southern New Hampshire – is Elliot Hospital, a 296-bed acute care facility in Manchester. Established in 1890, the hospital offers surrounding communities caring, compassionate and professional patient service regardless of race, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, marital status, sexual preference, or ability to pay. The hospital is Greater Manchester’s designated trauma center, and is also home to a cancer center, urology center, and has one of only three Level 3 Neonatal Intensive Care Units in the state.


Family Favorite 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 & 2020
Elliot Heath System has been selected by the readers of Parenting New Hampshire as a “Family Favorite” award recipient for the categories of:

Elliot Hospital
   - Favorite Hospital/Medical Center
Elliot Urgent Care at River’s Edge
   - Favorite Urgent/Immediate Care Center
Elliot Orthodontics
   - Favorite Orthodontist

Top Most Wired Hospitals 2019
Elliot Hospital is proud to be named one of Healthcare’s Top Wired Hospitals in the country. Hospitals & Health Networks magazine annual Most Wired hospitals show better outcomes in patient satisfaction, risk-adjusted mortality rates and other key quality measures through the use of information technology (IT), according to a new analysis. Elliot Hospital won in the Most Improved category in July 2008.

Consumer Choice Award Winner 2005, 2006, 2009 & 2010
The National Research Corporation (NRC) named Elliot Hospital a Consumer Choice Award winner three separate years for being the most preferred hospital for overall quality and image in the Manchester and Nashua service area. The Consumer Choice Awards are based on four Healthcare Market Guide Quality/Image indicators: Best Overall Quality, Best Doctors, Best Nurses, and Best Image/Reputation.

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2009 Business of the Year
Elliot has been named Business NH Magazine’s 2009 Healthcare Business of the Year! Elliot is being recognized for its contributions to the healthcare industry and its strong commitment to civic involvement at all levels of the organization.

Top Hospitals in New England
The Elliot Hospital has been ranked as one of the top four hospitals in New England by RN readers of ADVANCE for Nurses Magazine. Elliot ranked 4.75 or higher (out of 5) in the following categories: quality of care, organizational culture, communication, professional development, and retention efforts.

Award Cleanmed

Partner for Change Award
Making Medicine Mercury-Free Award
CleanMed 2009 Environmental Excellence Awards

On May 19th in Chicago, at the CleanMed 2009 Environmental Excellence Awards, the global conference for healthcare’s environmental leaders, Elliot Hospital was awarded a Partner for Change Award and a Making Medicine Mercury-Free Award from Practice Green Health.

Community Value Index™
Elliot Hospital has been named to the Community Value Index™ (CVI) Five-Star hospitals list by Cleverly & Associates. Hospitals are evaluated on three areas: Financial viability and plant reinvestment, cost structure and charge structure. The combined performance in each area is the Community Value Index™ score. Those hospitals with scores in the top twenty percent are designated as “Five-Star” facilities. A subset of this group is the “Top 100” which contains the highest scoring facilities in the country.

Award Breastimaging

Breast Imaging Center of Excellence
Elliot Health System is proud to be one of only two facilities in New Hampshire to be named a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology. Organizations who have earned this distinction have demonstrated excellence in breast imaging by successfully achieving accreditation in Mammography, Stereotactic Breast Biopsy, Breast Ultrasound and Ultrasound-Guided Breast Biopsy.

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Best Company to Work for in New Hampshire Semifinalist 2006 & 2007
Elliot Health System has been named a semifinalist in Business New Hampshire Magazine’s annual contest in both 2006 and 2007. We are honored to be recognized for providing generous medical and supplemental benefits such as on-site daycare, vacation packages, work-life balance and more.

Award Licplus

Licensed Plus Status
Licensed Plus is a quality rating system through the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services that recognizes New Hampshire child care programs for efforts to improve the quality of care for young children and rewards programs that strive to improve their practices and staff qualifications. It also allows families to identify programs with higher quality. Levels build from a foundation of minimum standards for licensing to full national accreditation. The Elliot Employee Child Care Center has proudly achieved and maintained Licensed Plus status from the time it was developed and implemented. VNA Childcare and Family Resource Center also has achieved Licensed Plus status.


DNV-GL Healthcare Accreditation

The Elliot Regional Cancer Center received “three year approval with commendation” from the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons

Elliot Hospital is the first in Southern New Hampshire to receive Accreditation as a Bariatric MBSAQIP Accredited Comprehensive Center from the American College of Surgeons Bariatric Surgery Center Network

Point of Care DNV-GL Healthcare Accreditation

American Association of Blood Banks Accredited

Home Medical Equipment received a renewal of their State of New Hampshire Department of Health & Human Service Home Healthcare provider license.

College of American Pathologists Accreditation