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Accolades and Accreditations


We are proud of the recognition we have received for excellence in patient care, safety and employee engagement:

  • Among the 13% of hospitals in the country to receive a Five-Star Overall Hospital Quality Rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (2021).
  • Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade 6th consecutive “A” (April 2021)
  • Best Employer in Grundy County – Morris Herald News’ Reader’s Choice awards (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020)
  • Becker’s Hospital Review’s “100 Great Community Hospitals” (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019)
  • Professional Research Consultant’s Top Performer Award for Nursing Care based on the percentage of physicians who rated Morris Hospital nursing care as excellent (2016, 2017, 2018)
  • Patient Safety Champion award from the Midwest Alliance for Patient Safety – Patient Safety Organization (2018)
  • Excellence in Patient Care Award from Studer Group for pain management (2018)
  • Advisory Board Company’s 2017 Workplace of the Year Award, an annual award that recognizes hospitals and health systems nationwide that have outstanding levels of employee engagement (2017)
  • A Truven Health Analytics 100 Top Hospitals® award winner (2016)
  • Studer Group’s Rural Healthcare Organization of the Month (May 2016)
  • 1 of 37 hospitals to receive Consumer Reports highest rating for preventing surgical site infections, central line infections, and infections from urinary catheters (November 2014)
  • Top 20 hospitals in Illinois for surgery safety as listed in Consumer Reports (September 2013)
  • One of 20 hospitals in the nation to receive the Healthcare Advisory Board’s Excellence in Employee Engagement Award (2012)
  • Studer Group’s Excellence in Patient Care Award for overall excellence in patient care (2011)
  • Studer Group’s Excellence in Patient Care Award for Nurse Communication (2010)
  • Solucient Top 100 Hospitals (2007)


Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers is:

  • Accredited by the Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program
  • Awarded Primary Stroke Certification from the Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program
  • Designated as a Primary Stroke Center by the Illinois Department of Public Health
  • Accredited by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons as a Community Cancer Program
  • A certified mammography facility, accredited by the American College of Radiology
  • Accredited by the Commission on Laboratory Accreditation of the College of American Pathologists
  • Designated as a Level II Trauma Center
  • Designated as a Level II Perinatal Care Provider
  • Accredited by the Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Echocardiography Laboratories
  • Certified by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  • Recognized as an Emergency Department Approved for Pediatrics
  • Licensed by the Illinois State Department of Public Health
  • Certified by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (Medicare)
  • A member in the American Hospital Association and the Illinois Hospital and Health Systems Association