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Lehigh Regional Medical Center is dedicated to providing compassionate, quality care to patients and excellent healthcare to the communities that we serve. It’s this dedication to exceptional care that has led Lehigh Regional Medical Center to receive numerous awards for quality and patient safety. Lehigh Regional Medical Center is fully accredited and received the Gold Seal of Approval™ by The Joint Commission (TJC). Achievements include:

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)

The CMS overall star rating shows how individual hospitals perform compared to all hospitals across the country for 5 groups or categories of quality measures.

  • Awarded Four Stars for the second year in a row (July 2022)


• The Leapfrog Group is an independent national organization committed to healthcare quality and safety.

• Lehigh Regional Medical Center received the 2021 Leapfrog Top General Hospital

• Along with the 2021 Top Hospital Award, Lehigh Regional Medical Center was also awarded the “A” Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade for Fall 2021.

Fortune/IBM Watson Health

Annual list recognizes excellence in clinical outcomes, operational efficiency, patient experience, and financial health

  • Named the the “100 Top Hospitals” list


Healthgrades is the leading online resource for comprehensive and objective information about physicians and hospitals:

  • Named Among the Top 10% in the Nation for Patient Safety for 2 Years in a Row
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award (2019-2022)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of GI Bleed in 2020
  • Five-Star Recipient for Appendectomy (2020, 2022)
  • Five-Star Orthopedic Recipient for Hip Fracture Treatment (2019, 2020, 2022)
  • Five-Star Recipient for the Treatment of Sepsis (2019-2020)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Gallbladder Removal Surgery for 5 Years in a Row (2016-2020, 2022)

Additional Achievements

  • 2020 & 2021 Platinum Recognition by Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) for the National Hospital Organ Donation Campaign
  • Recognized by The Joint Commission as one of the Top Performers on Key Quality Measures 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014
  • Laboratory Services are fully accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP)
  • Recognized by the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) for Quality Respiratory Care
  • Received a B for Hospital Safety by The Leapfrog Group Fall 2017
  • Received “The Senator’s Pride of Florida” award by Florida Senator Lizbeth Benacquisto 2017
  • Received the “Best of Lehigh Acres” award in five categories: Best Hospital, Best Emergency Care, Best Medical Group, Best Medical Center and Best Health System
  • LifeLink® Platinum Recognition by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, Healthcare Systems Bureau, Division of Transplantation 2017