Awards & Acceditations

In independent patient satisfaction surveys, MidState Medical Center consistently ranks among the best hospitals in the state and the nation.

And, as further testament to MidState's longstanding commitment to quality and excellence, the hospital continues to be the proud recipient of a variety of awards and commendations.

MidState Medical Center is proud to announce that it received an “A” Hospital Safety Grade from The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit upholding the standard of patient safety in hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers.
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MidState Medical Center earned Specialty Excellence Awards from Healthgrades for the following specialties: Cardiac, Orthopedics, Pulmonary and Critical Care.
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  • Wound Care earns Center of Distinction Award - February
  • Accredited by American College of Radiology as a Lung Screening Cancer Center - April


  • Named Screening Center of Excellence by Lung Cancer Alliance - April
  • United Way “Silver Level” for LIVE UNITED Campaign and Outstanding Community Partner - April
  • Most Wired award for fourth consecutive year - July
  • Advanced Wound & Hyperbaric Medicine receives CT Nurses’ Association 2014 CNA Excellence in the Workplace Award - October
  • Cancer Center reaccredited by American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer - October


  • Recognized by Healthgrades as a 2013 Outstanding Patient Experience recipient - June
  • Midstate Radiology Associates, L.L.C. has been recognized and accredited by the American College of Radiology as a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence - June
  • Bronze-level Aster Award for Higher State of Healthcare Ad Campaign - June
  • United Way Outstanding Community Partner Award Silver Level Award for the Live United Campaign - May
  • Named a Baby-Friendly Hospital - May
  • NESHCO Lamplighter for Focus online - May
  • Small Business Community Association 2012 Best of Business Award for Meriden-General Category - April
  • The Cancer Center re-accredited by National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers
  • Critical Care Unit earns silver-level Beacon Award from The American Association of Critical Care Nurses


  • Family Birthing Center earned Excellence in the Workplace Award by Connecticut Nurses Association
  • Stroke Program achieved Gold Plus Award from the American Heart Association
  • Earned the NICHE designation (Nurses Improving Care for Health system Elders)
  • MediQuick receives Urgent Care designation from Urgent Care Association of America
  • Lamplighter Silver Award for Marketing/Total Effort - Under $50,000 budget for MediQuick Marketing Campaign
  • Company of the Year for Exceptional Commitment to the Holiday Program
    - United Way of Meriden & Wallingford
  • Aster Award Gold Winner for Focus Magazine
  • Named Hospitals and Health Networks "Most Wired" hospital in the nation for third consecutive year


  • Named a Health Care Hero by the Hartford Business Journal for volunteer participation
    in Qualidigm's "Communities of Care"
  • American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award
  • Community Support Award from John Barry School Partnership
    2010 Get with the Guidelines Recognition, Stroke Center
  • Most Wired Award
  • Blue Distinction Award for Spine Surgery
  • Mass Excellence Award, Gold Level
  • Aster Awards, Silver Level Award, MediQuick Campaign
  • Healthcare Marketing Report, Merit Award, Expansion Video
  • Lucille Janatka receives the Community Partnership Award from the Meriden Chamber of Commerce
  • Lucille Janatka named one of eight Women in Business by Hartford Business Journal
  • Cancer Center Receives Outstanding Achievement Award by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer


  • Cancer Center Re-accredited by American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer
  • Midstate Radiology Accredited in Breast MRI by the American College of Radiology
  • Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield-Blue Distinction for Hip and Knee Replacements
  • Center of Distinction Award to Advanced Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine
  • Advanced Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine re-accredited by the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society
  • Named one of the Most Wired hospitals in the nation


  • MidState’s Stroke Program awarded “Gold Seal of Approval” by JCAHO
  • MidState’s Sleep Center accredited by American Academy of Sleep Medicine
  • Lucille Janatka, President & CEO, named "Top 25 Women in Healthcare" by Modern HealthCare Magazine
  • Jack A. Gregg Community Spirit Award from United Way of Meriden & Wallingford


  • Named Primary Stroke Center by Connecticut Department of Public Health
  • President and CEO, Lucille Janatka, wins prestigious Athena Award by Quinnipiac Chamber of Commerce
  • Press Ganey Success Story Winner for physician satisfaction


  • SurgiCenter ranked #1 in state by Press Ganey
  • Radiation oncology services ranked #1 in nation by Press Ganey
  • Cardiodiagnostics granted accreditation from Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Echocardiography Laboratories


  • Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, convener status


  • Imaging Facility of the Year presented to Midstate Radiology Associates
  • Best Small & Medium Companies to Work for in America by the Great Place to Work Institute, Inc. and the Society for Human Resource Management


  • Connecticut Breakthrough Quality Award by the Connecticut Quality Improvement Award
  • Partnership, Inc. (CQIA)


  • Sodexho Health Care Services/Modern Health Care Service Excellence Award
  • Best Practices in Health Promotion and Aging Award presented to MidState’s LaPlanche Clinic by the Health Promotion Institute of the National Council on Aging


  • United States Postal Service Award


  • National Recognition Award by Press Ganey
  • Connecticut Award for Excellence
  • Solucient 100 Top Hospitals for our Intensive Care Unit