June 23, 2021
Blue Distinction Centers are nationally designated healthcare facilities that show a commitment to delivering high quality patient safety and better health outcomes, based on objective measures that were developed with input from the medical community and leading accreditation and quality organizations.
June 24, 2021
The George Washington University Hospital Announces Successful Implant of Barostim Baroflex Activation Therapy™ for the Treatment of Heart Failure Symptoms
GW Hospital is the first in the region to successfully implant this advanced therapy, which was designed to treat heart failure patients who have had little to no success with other proven treatment options.
June 16, 2021
The George Washington University Hospital Achieves Prestigious Designation in Obstetric Anesthesia Care
The Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology (SOAP) Center of Excellence (COE) designation recognizes institutions and programs that demonstrate excellence in obstetric anesthesia care. GW Hospital is one of only 70 hospitals worldwide to hold this designation.
June 16, 2021
The George Washington University Hospital Is One of the First in Washington, DC to Offer Aquablation Therapy to Treat Enlarged Prostates
Aquablation therapy is a new, minimally invasive robotic treatment for enlarged prostates that provides BPH relief without compromise.
June 09, 2021
The George Washington University Hospital Receives National Re-Accreditation From the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons
The CoC Accreditation Program provides the framework for GW Hospital to improve its quality of patient care through various cancer-related programs that focus on the full spectrum of cancer care including prevention, early diagnosis, cancer staging, optimal treatment, rehabilitation, life-long follow-up for recurrent disease, and end-of-life care.
May 28, 2021
The George Washington University Hospital Recognized Among Nation’s Top Performing Hospitals for Treatment of Heart Attack Patients
GW Hospital one of less than one percent of U.S. hospitals to achieve notable award.
October 01, 2020
GW Hospital has been voted the "Best Hospital" in the Washington, DC region by Washington Parent Magazine.
August 21, 2020
GW Hospital Recognized Among Nation’s Top Performing Hospitals for Treatment of Heart Attack Patients
This achievement reflects the hospital's high standard of comprehensive, lifesaving care and its continued investment in advancing its services and programs to best serve the community.
August 14, 2020
GW Hospital Achieves Highest Stroke Recognition from American Heart Association®/American Stroke Association®
GW Hospital has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus, Target: Stroke Elite, and Target: Type 2 Diabetes Honor Roll.
July 27, 2020
GW has been selected as one of approximately 90 sites in the U.S. to participate in clinical trials of experimental vaccines.