Where Quality Matters - Awards & Accreditations

South Nassau Receives Honors for Outstanding Quality Health Care

At South Nassau Communities Hospital, quality of care represents more than a philosophy; it’s a commitment. Every time you come through our doors, we deliver award-winning, specialized health care that sets the standard for excellence.

Some people call us the best-kept secret on the South Shore. We are South Nassau Communities Hospital, a non-profit hospital located in Oceanside. Our services have been recognized as among the best in the nation, with notable awards and recognitions testifying to our ongoing commitment to high quality, patient-focused health care.

 
 

South Nassau was recognized as a Magnet® hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. We’re one of just six hospitals on Long Island to hold this national distinction for nursing excellence.

Baby-Friendly Hospital

 
South Nassau is the only hospital on Nassau’s South Shore to be named ‘Baby-Friendly™’ by the World Health Organization and UNICEF.

  • Promoting breastfeeding education
  • Fostering maternal-infant bonding
National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers

Our Breast Health Program is accredited by a the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers.


South Nassau has been named on Becker’s Hospital Review’s 2015 annual “100 Hospitals with Great Women's Health Programs” list. We’re one of two hospitals on Long Island to be recognized for offering outstanding health services geared toward women.

 

South Nassau has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval™ Certification in seven specialties: Heart Failure, Primary Stroke Center, Joint Replacement Hip, Joint Replacement Knee, Bariatric Surgery, Wound Care and End-Stage Renal Disease.

South Nassau’s cancer program has earned the American College of Surgeons' Commission on Cancer’s Outstanding Achievement Award for three consecutive (three-year) survey cycles (2009, 2012, 2015).

 American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® — Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award

South Nassau has received the American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. Ranked as a Target: Stroke Honor Roll-Elite hospital and the only Stroke Center on the South Shore, providing high-quality care.

American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® — Heart Failure Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award.

South Nassau has received the American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®Heart Failure Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. Ranked as a Target: Heart Failure Honor Roll hospital, and the only Stroke Center on the South Shore, providing high-quality care.

Becker’s Hospital Review recently named South Nassau the only Long Island-based hospital to its 2015 listing of “100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Oncology Programs.”

2016 HomeCare Elite

For the 11th year in a row, South Nassau’s home health program has been named to the HomeCare Elite™ list of 500 top-performing home health agencies in the country.

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