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Our Awards and Programs

Your family deserves award-winning care. Tidelands Health is proud to deliver nationally recognized health care right here at home.

Tidelands Waccamaw Community Hospital

  • 2011-2017 Healthgrades Outstanding Patient Experience; Top 5% hospital in 2017
  • 2017 Top 10% hospital in the nation in overall medical care recognized by Carechex
  • Named one of the nation's Top 98 Hospitals by The Leapfrog Group (only one in South Carolina)
  • 2017 Top 10% hospital in the state for gastrointestinal care recognized by Carechex
  • 2017 Top 10% hospital in the state for heart attack treatment recognized by Carechex
  • 2017 Top 10% hospital in the nation for orthopedic care recognized by Carechex
  • 2017 Top 10% hospital in the nation for women's health recognized by Carechex
  • Recognized by HealthGrades as a five-star recipient for treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in 2017
  • American Nurses Credentialing Center - Pathway to Excellence designation
  • #1 in South Carolina for medical excellence in women's health by CareChex
  • BlueDistinction Center for maternity care by BlueCross Blueshield
  • Joint Commission certification as an advanced primary stroke center
  • Joint Commission certification for joint replacement - hip and knee
  • Joint Commission certification for spine surgery
  • Joint Commission certification for childbirth
  • Baby-Friendly designation
  • Premier Quest finalist for top performance in safety, patient satisfaction and efficiency
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip Replacement
  • South Carolina Hospital Association Zero Harm Award for zero central line infections and zero surgical site infections for total hip replacements and total knee replacements in a 12-month period
  • NAPBC-accredited breast center
  • Recognized by HealthGrades as One of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for for treatment of orthopedic Surgery in 2015
  • Recognized by HealthGrades as One of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Prostate Surgeries in 2016
  • Recipient of the HealthGrades 2015 Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award
  • Named among the Top 10 percent in the nation for overall orthopedic services in 2015 by HealthGrades
  • HealthGrades five-star recipient for total knee replacement for three years in a row (2013-2015)
  • HealthGrades five-star recipient for hip fracture treatment for three years in a row (2014-2016)
  • HealthGrades five-star recipient for gallbladder surgery in 2016
  • HealthGrades five-star recipient for spinal fusion surgery in 2015
  • HealthGrades five-star recipient for treatment of heart attack for two years in a row (2015-2016)
  • Healthgrades five-star recipient for treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease for two years in a row (2014-2015)
  • Recipient of the Healthgrades Prostate Surgery Excellence Award in 2015 and 2016
  • Named among the Top 10 percent in the nation for prostate surgery in 2015
  • Five-star recipient for transurethral prostate resection surgery two years in a row (2015-2016)
  • Five-star recipient for treatment of sepsis for two years in a row (2015-2016)
  • Five-star recipient for treatment of respiratory failure for two years in a row (2015-2016)
  • Recipient of the Healthgrades Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ for five years in a row (2011-2015)
  • Ranked among the Top 10 percent in the nation for outstanding patient experience for five years in a row (2011-2015)

Tidelands Georgetown Memorial Hospital

  • Recognized by HealthGrades as a five-star recipient for treatment of diabetic emergencies in 2017
  • Recognized by HealthGrades as a five-star recipient for treatment of heart failure in 2017
  • 2017 Top 10% hospital in the state for heart attack treatment recongized by Carechex
  • 2017 Top 10% hospital in the nation for spinal fusion recognized by Carechex
  • 2017 Top 10% hospital in the nation for spinal surgery recognized by Carechex
  • American Nurses Credentialing Center - Pathway to Excellence designation
  • #2 in South Carolina for medical excellence in women's health by CareChex
  • BlueDistinction Center for maternity care by BlueCross Blueshield
  • Joint Commission certification as an advanced primary stroke center
  • Joint Commission certification for joint replacement - hip and knee
  • Joint Commission certification for spine surgery
  • Baby-Friendly designation
  • Premier Partnership for Patients Award for reducing harm events for patients as part of the federal Partnership for Patients Initiative
  • NAPBC-accredited breast center
  • NCDR ACTION Registry - GWTG Gold Performance Achievement Award
  • Recognized by HealthGrades as a five-star recipient for treatment of heart attack in 2016
  • Recognized by HealthGrades as a five-star recipient for treatment of stroke for three years in a row (2014-2016)
  • Recognized by HealthGrades as a five-star recipient for defibrillator procedures in 2016
  • Recognized by HealthGrades as a five-star recipient for treatment of diabetic emergencies in 2015

Tidelands Waccamaw Rehabilitation Hospital

  • Accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities