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HRHS has a number of awards and certifications that distinguish us as a leading health care provider of quality in central Kansas. We strive to keep serving our community through integrated healthcare. Please feel free to click the “learn more” tab to get a better understanding of what our organization has accomplished.  Some of our most recent recognitions include:

Awards and Certifications received by Hutchinson Regional Healthcare System (HRHS).

The Hutchinson Regional Healthcare System has received six Gold Seal of Approval accreditations from The Joint Commission. The Gold Seal of Approval is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization's commitment to providing safe and effective care.

The following have been accredited by The Joint Commision:

Hutchinson Regional Medical Centers Imaging Services Department has been granted a three-year term of accreditation for its newest computed tomography (CT) scanner by the American College of Radiology (ACR).

The American Heart Association/ American Stroke Association recognizes HRMC for achieving 85% or higher compliance with all Get With The Guidelines – Stroke Achievement Measures for two calendar years. 

The American Heart Association named Reno County Emergency Medical Services, an entity of HRMC, recipient of the Lifeline EMS Gold Award for implementing quality improvement measures for care and treatment of heart attack patients. Learn More...

Consumer Reports ranks HRMC number 8 in patient safety out of 128 hospitals in Kansas. Learn More...

HRMC is a Verified Trauma Center by review of The American College of Surgeons (ACS). This achievement recognizes the hospitals dedication to providing optimal care for injured patients.

HRMC’s Inpatient Rehab Unit is one of only two in Kansas to be accredited by CARF for their strong commitment to excellence. 

HRMC's Inpatient Rehab Unit also received a certificate of achievement for being in the top 85th percentile for UDS PEM of all KHRS rehabilitation units nationally. Learn more...

Our Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Program is accredited by The American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR).

HRMC was recognized by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as a Healthcare- Associated Venous Thromboembolism Prevention Champion.

The HRMC Imaging Department was granted an additional three year term of accreditation by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) in Vascular Testing in the areas of Extracranial Cerebrovascular Testing and Peripheral Venous Testing. Learn More...

HRMC is the only ICAEL-accredited, hospital-based, echocardiography laboratory in central and western Kansas.


The HRMC laboratory has been accredited by The College of American Pathologists’ Laboratory Accreditation Program (CAP) and is also accredited by Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).

High 5 for Mom and Baby 

HRMC has been recognized as a high 5 for Mom and Baby hospital for its work in integrating five maternity care practices supporting successful breastfeeding and early bonding between mother and newborn. 

The Midwest Transplant Network honored HRMC with the Excellence in Donation Award for their efforts in promoting tissue donations. Learn More...

Outpatient Infusion, Pharmacy and Imaging all won different levels of the President’s Quality Award. Learn More...

Hutchinson Regional Medical Center has received the Gold Level “Breastfeeding Employees Support Award” from the Kansas Breastfeeding Coalition and its Business Case for Breastfeeding program.

Hutchinson Regional Medical Center was awarded the Certificate of Appreciation from the DHP for taking part in the Community Health Environment Checklist to improve accessible health care for people with disabilities.