Awards & Recognition

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Piedmont Augusta is rated three stars. The overall CMS hospital rating summarizes a variety of measures on Hospital Compare reflecting common conditions that hospitals treat. The overall rating shows how well each hospital performed, on average, compared to others in the U.S. To see how other area hospitals rank, see

Helping ensure our patients receive the highest level of care, delivered with dignity and compassion, is our goal with every patient and family member, every time. Our Board challenges us to remain in the Top 10 percent of hospitals in the country in quality scores, and they meet monthly with physicians and clinical staff to analyze the data and develop a plan to better serve our patients. It is this goal-driven mindset that has earned us recognition in key areas for our quality strides.

  • American College of Cardiology’s NCDR Chest Pain - MI Registry Gold Performance Achievement Award, 2022
  • Piedmont Augusta has received 16 ‘A’ Hospital Safety Grades, Leapfrog Group
  • The American Heart Association’s Gold Plus Get With the Guidelines® Stroke Quality Award, 2022
  • The American Heart Association’s Target: Stroke Honor Roll Therapy Award, 2022
  • The American Heart Association’s Target: Type 1 Honor Roll Award, 2022
  • Named No. 1 in region by “US News & World Report” and ninth in Georgia, 2021-2022
  • Ranked “High Performing” in nine reportable conditions or procedures by “US News & World Report,” 2021-2022, including:
    • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    • Colon cancer surgery
    • Heart failure
    • Heart attack
    • Stroke
    • Kidney failure
    • Knee replacement
    • Hip replacement
    • Diabetes