Awards and Accreditations of Baptist Health Hardin

Baptist Health Hardin is a member of Baptist Health, Kentucky’s largest healthcare system. We are proud of the following awards and accreditations:

  • U.S. News & World Report High Performing Hospital for COPD, Diabetes, Heart Failure and Stroke, 2023
  • Get with the Guidelines – Stroke GOLD PLUS with Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus, 2022
  • American College of Cardiology Chest Pain – MI Registry Silver Performance Achievement Award, 2022
  • Lung Screening Center of Excellence, GO2 Foundation for Lung Cancer, 2021
  • Designated SANE Ready Hospital, for its sexual assault nurse examiner (SANE) program, Office of the Inspector General
  • Pathway to Excellence® designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, 2018
  •  U.S. News & World Report High Performing Hospital for Heart Failure, Kidney Failure and Stroke, 2021
  • Outstanding Oncology Research award, University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center Research Network, 2019 
  • Standard & Poor’s A- grade 
  • Healthgrades Patient Safety award, 2019 
  • Kentucky Organ Donor Affiliates Platinum Status, 2019, 2020 
  • Patient Safety Excellence award™, Healthgrades, 2017
  •  Women’s Choice Award® for Patient Safety, 2017


  • American Academy of Sleep Medicine Sleep Center
  •  American Association of Blood Banks 
  • American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation, cardiac and pulmonary rehab
  •  American College of Radiology Breast Imaging Center of Excellence for CT, mammography, stereotactic breast biopsy, breast ultrasound, and breast MRI 
  • American College of Radiology for MRI body, head, MRA, musculoskeletal and spine
  • American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer, Cancer Care Center 
  • Intersocietal Accreditation Commission, vascular laboratories
  • The Joint Commission’s Advanced Total Knee Replacement certification, first in Kentucky
  •  The Joint Commission, Hospital, Pathology & Clinical Laboratory Services certification 
  • The Joint Commission Primary Stroke Center certification


U.S. News & World Report Honors

2023 US News Awards for COPD2023 US News Awards for Diabetes2023 US News Awards for Heart Failure2023 US News Awards for Stroke