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Focus on Quality

Our goal is to meet the highest quality standards. Our teams work tirelessly to proactively promote a culture of safety for our patients. Through collaboration and engagement, we ensure the highest level of care by applying accurate data and innovative evidence-based best practices. Our goal is to exceed the expectations of our patients, families and the communities we serve.

Carle's Quality Mission

At Carle, the mission of Quality Management is to maintain a commitment to providing safe, high-quality care and service to our customers in a collaborative environment which focuses on continuous improvement, consistency and customer satisfaction. Our Quality Management System is designed with strict adherence to proven practices that promote excellence and compassionate care for everyone who puts their trust in us.

Carle takes pride in following evidence-based best practices to ensure our patients receive the highest quality care. Our goal is equitable, effective, timely and safe care to ensure optimal outcomes for every patient. Quality defines every aspect of a patient’s experience here at Carle – it’s a reflection of our culture of excellence and of the commitment we give to everyone we serve.


Carle Foundation Hospital

Carle Foundation Hospital was named one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals in 2023 for the eighth consecutive year by Healthgrades, a source for connecting consumers, physicians and health systems. With innovative technology, leading edge medical facilities and techniques, and continued commitment to the highest quality patient care, Carle Foundation Hospital follows strict quality standards.

Explore quality measures to see how we compare to national standards.

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Awards and Accreditations

Recognized among the nation’s top hospitals, Carle provides excellent healthcare while continuously improving to meet the needs of our patients.
  • America's 50 Best Hospitals
  • Best Hospitals US News
  • Best Regional Hospitals US News
  • US News Quality
  • DNV Accredited Hospital
  • ANAB Accredited
  • IAF Accredited
  • CMS Accredited