Quality & Awards

The Joint Commission

Wayne UNC Health Care has received the Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission, as well as the award of Top Performer’s Key Quality Measures in the following fields: Heart Attack, Heart Failure, Pneumonia, and Surgical Care.


Quality Care

Wayne UNC Health Care has received the following additional quality care awards and designations:

Awarded for Outstanding Team Engagement in both “Preventing Avoidable Readmissions,” “Preventing Pressure Ulcers,” and “Improving Surgical Safety” by NoCVA Hospital Engagement Network


Received Golden Bow status from the NC Breastfeeding Coalition 

Named an American Diabetes Association Recognized Education Program by the Center for Nutrition & Diabetes Health

Received accreditation from the American College of Radiology in CT, Mammography, MRI, Nuclear Medicine, and Ultrasound

Awarded the QUEST Award for High-Value Health Care Citation of Merit from Premier, Inc.

Best Doctors in America

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Dr. James N. Atkins and Dr. Samer S. Kasbari, both in Medical Oncology & Hematology, and Dr. Stephen Lies in Obstetrics & Gynecology have been selected as three of the Best Doctors in America.

A Healthy Workplace

Prevention Partners has awarded Wayne UNC Health Care with the Excellence Recognition for reaching the highest standards in workplace health and prevention. The Excellence Recognition honors the hospital’s commitment to employee health as demonstrated by its policies, programs and benefits to support employee health, optimize employee productivity and integrate wellness into daily operations.


Public Relations Awards

Wayne UNC Health Care won more top awards than any small community hospital at the annual Fall Conference of the Carolinas Healthcare Public Relations & Marketing Society in November 2015. These awards are presented annually to recognize excellence in healthcare public relations and marketing.


Since 1896, Wayne UNC Health Care has served the Wayne County community with comprehensive medical care, treating patients from Clinton, Goldsboro, Greenville, Kinston, LaGrange, Mount Olive, Princeton, Rocky Mount, Smithfield and Wilson, NC.