Riddle Hospital and Main Line Health are committed to the highest standards of patient care, education and research. Our commitment has been recognized by our peers and by others throughout the Delaware Valley and across the nation.
Among the Region's Best
Riddle Hospital was ranked the ninth best hospital in the Philadelphia region by U.S. News & World Report, an area that is known across the country and internationally as a hub for health care delivery, research, and education. To be continually recognized among the best is a testament to the quality of care that we provide to our patients every day.
In addition to our regional rankings, Riddle Hospital was ranked as high-performing for five common conditions:
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
- Colon cancer surgery
- Congestive heart failure
- Hip replacement
- Knee replacement
Riddle Hospital was also recognized as high-performing in the area of orthopedics.
Year after year, we have been recognized as among the region’s best hospitals. These accolades would not be possible without the dedication of the physicians, nurses, employees, and volunteers who re-commit themselves every day to providing a superior experience that is synonymous with Riddle Hospital and Main Line Health.
System Magnet® Designation
Main Line Health has received System Magnet® designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the nation's highest award for recognizing excellence in nursing care, which has been awarded to only seven percent of hospitals and 22 health systems in the nation.
Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders designation
Main Line Health hospitals, including Lankenau Medical Center, Bryn Mawr Hospital, Paoli Hospital, Riddle Hospital and Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital, have all received NICHE designation. The NICHE (Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders) designation indicates an organization’s commitment to elder care excellence by stimulating senior focused-transformation in the culture of health care facilities and achieving patient-centered care for older adults.
Joint Commission “Gold Seal of Approval”
Critical-Care Nurses’ Beacon Award
The Beacon Award for Excellence is a significant achievement recognizing exceptional patient care and healthy work environment. This distinction recognizes unit caregivers who successfully improve patient outcomes and align practices with AACN’s six Healthy Work Environment Standards. Units that achieve this three-year, three-level award with a gold, silver or bronze designation meet national criteria consistent with Magnet ™ Recognition, the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award ™ and the National Quality Healthcare Award™.
Accreditation as a Chest Pain Center
Riddle Hospital earned accreditation from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care for demonstrating a higher level of expertise in the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of patients who may be experiencing a heart attack.