Over the years Houston Northwest Medical Center has earned numerous awards for quality health care. These commendations have been made possible because of our dedicated team of health professionals. Everyone, from doctors, nurses and allied health professionals, to support staff and administrative personnel, has worked hard to set us apart from other hospitals and make Houston Northwest Medical Center the hospital of choice for our community.
Cycle III Accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI:
First In Houston
Houston Northwest Medical Center was the first hospital in Houston designated a Cycle III Accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI by the Society of Chest Pain Centers.
Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence
We have been designated a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.
Recognized By The American Heart Association With Get With The Guidelines
The hospital recently received the American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines–Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award for Heart Failure.
Mentor Hospital for Heart Attack
Houston Northwest Medical Center is among an elite group of hospitals nationwide – and the only hospital in Texas – named by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) as a Mentor Hospital for Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI), otherwise known as heart attack. IHI is an independent not-for-profit organization with a mission of helping lead the improvement of health care throughout the world.
Breast Center of Excellence
Certified Quality Breast Center of Excellence™ by the National Consortium of Breast Centers. Houston Northwest Medical Center the only hospital in Texas recognized with this quality designation.
Texas Health Care Quality Improvement Achievement Award Recipient
Houston Northwest Medical Center is the proud recipient of the Texas Health Care Quality Improvement Achievement Award from TMF Health Quality Institute, the Medicare Quality Improvement Organization for Texas. This award is reflective of the efforts made at the hospital aimed at improving outcomes in patient care. This award acknowledges Houston Northwest Medical Center for improving care related to acute myocardial infarction or AMI (heart attack), heart failure, pneumonia and surgical care.
Level III Trauma Center
Houston Northwest Medical Center is proud to be one of six hospitals in Houston designated a Level III advanced trauma facility by the Texas Department of State Health Services. Level III designation indicates that Houston Northwest Medical Center is staffed by physicians and health care professionals with advanced trauma training.
American College of Radiology Accreditations
Recognized by the American Diabetes Association
Our Diabetes Self-Management Education Program has been recognized by the American Diabetes Association for Quality Self-Management Education.
Accredited Vascular Laboratory
Houston Northwest Medical Center's vascular
laboratory is accredited in peripheral venous
testing and peripheral arterial testing by The
Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation
of Vascular Laboratories.
Tenet Circle of Excellence Award
We are the proud recipient of the prestigious Tenet Circle of Excellence Award for the fourth consecutive year.