Milestones & Awards

2017
  • 100 Top Hospitals®, Truven Health Analytics®, IBM Watson Health

2016
  • 100 Top Hospitals®, Truven Health Analytics®
  • Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders: Designated NICHE Facility, Senior-Friendly Status

2015
  • 100 Top Hospitals®, Truven Health Analytics®
  • Joint Commission Top Performer on Key Quality Measures (Surgical Care, Pneumonia)
  • Joint Commission Top Performer on Key Quality Measures (Immunizations, Perinatal Care)

2014
  • Joint Commission Top Performer on Key Quality Measures (Surgical Care, Pneumonia)

2013
  • Joint Commission Top Performer on Key Quality Measures (Surgical Care, Pneumonia)

2012
  • Thomson-Reuters 100Top Hospital
  • Becker's Hospital Review: 100 Great Community Hospitals
  • Joint Commission Top Performer on Key Quality Measures (Surgical Care, Pneumonia)
  • HealthStream Excellence Through Insight Award, Inpatient Satisfaction
  • National Consortium of Breast Center: Certified Quality Breast Center of Excellence
  • US News & World Report: Best Regional Hospitals list
  • Leap Frog Group: Quality and Patient Safety Rating "A"
  • Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care: Primary Chest Pain Center
  • CHS Division 5 Clinical Excellence Award
  • Press Ganey Summit for Excellence Award

2011
  • Excellence Through Insight, Health Stream Research
  • Joint Commission Top Performer On Key Quality Measures (Surgical Care, Pneumonia)

2010
  • Designated Chest Pain Center by The Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care

2009
  • Metrics Award for Community Hospitals Celebrating CPOE Success (McKesson)
  • National Ranking Best In Value, Best In Indiana For Value, Data Advantage
  • Center for Breast Health opens

2008
  • Outstanding Patient Satisfaction (CHS)
  • NICU rennovation is complete

2007
  • Highest Perception of Quality Excellence Through Insight Award (Health Stream Research)
  • Outstanding Achievement Award
  • Highest Physician Satisfaction (CHS)
  • Center for Sleep Health opens

2006
  • Overall Physician Satisfaction Excellence Through Insight Award (Health Stream Research)
  • Special Procedures Department opens
  • August - Completion of first major expansion at Dupont Hospital.
  • June - The Community Sport & Fitness Park, located on the Dupont Hospital campus, is open to the public.

2005
  • Dupont Hospital receives the "Gold Hospital of the Year Award" from Triad Hospitals, Inc. The Gold Hospital of the Year Award is the result of an annual evaluation of each Triad hospital. The award is based on satisfaction scores, quality improvement and financial performance. The selection process also involves consideration of extraordinary events and cooperation between the hospital and the community it serves. Triad Hospitals operates more than 50 hospitals nationwide.
  • Ambulatory Surgery is acquired by Dupont Hospital
  • June 1 - Construction on the 102,000 square-foot expansion and renovation at Dupont Hospital begins.
  • January 1 - Dupont Women's Resource Center expands its programming and becomes Dupont Resource Center to complement Dupont’s focus on gender specific care for men and women.

2004
  • Dupont Hospital receives the "Triad Award" from Triad Hospitals, Inc. The Triad Award is given not only in recognition of high satisfaction scores – it is intended to recognize the facility that best exemplifies Triad’s emphasis on collaboration among team members, physicians and the community. Triad Hospitals operates more than 50 hospitals nationwide.
  • June 9 - Grand Opening of the 2514 Medical Office Building, the second MOB attached to Dupont Hospital.
  • April - Dupont Hospital and World Partners USA host physicians and an administrator from Kazanlak, Bulgaria, during a weeklong professional and cultural exchange marking the first sister hospital partnership between facilities in the United States and Bulgaria.

2003
  • Dupont Hospital receives the "Gold Hospital of the Year Award" from Triad Hospitals, Inc. The Gold Hospital of the Year Award is the result of an annual evaluation of each Triad hospital. The award is based on satisfaction scores, quality improvement and financial performance. The selection process also involves consideration of extraordinary events and cooperation between the hospital and the community it serves. Triad Hospitals operates more than 50 hospitals nationwide.
  • January - Representatives from Dupont Hospital join a delegation from World Partners USA during a visit to the eastern European country of Bulgaria. World Partners USA is a Christian-based organization committed to multi-level development of people around the world. The group was invited by the Bulgarian government to study and make recommendations for the improvement of its healthcare delivery system. Dr. Mike Schatzlein and Dr. Stephen Coats were asked to present initial findings to top government officials regarding the need to convert the healthcare delivery system from the one that evolved under Communism to one that is market-based.

2002
  • Dupont Hospital receives the "Triad Award" from Triad Hospitals, Inc. The Triad Award is given not only in recognition of high satisfaction scores – it is intended to recognize the facility that best exemplifies Triad’s emphasis on collaboration among team members, physicians and the community. Triad Hospitals operates more than 50 hospitals nationwide.
  • February 5 - Ribbon Cutting for the 6,681 square-foot Dupont Women’s Resource Center in Suite 220 of the 2512 Medical Office Building.
  • January 31 - Grand Opening of the 2512 Medical Office Building that is attached to Dupont Hospital.
  • January 3 - Dupont Hospital receives official JCAHO (Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations) accreditation.

2001
  • April 9 - 6:00 p.m. - First Baby born at Dupont Hospital.
  • April 9 - First day of operations at Dupont Hospital.
  • April 8 - Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Dupont Hospital.

2000
  • June 29 - Topping Out ceremony celebrates the final steel beam being set into place to complete the structure of Dupont Hospital.
  • April 17 - The first 20 tons of steel are delivered to the Dupont Hospital construction site, signaling the project’s first aboveground work.
  • January 5 - More than 70 physician partners join Lutheran Health Network officials during the ceremonial groundbreaking for Dupont Hospital.

1999
  • November - Secondary Development Plan for Dupont Hospital and attached medical office building granted by the Allen County Plan Commission.
  • January - Revised Primary Development Plan for Dupont Hospital and attached medical office building approved by the Allen County Plan Commission.

1995
  • Revised Primary Development Plan approved by the Allen County Plan Commission, allowing for the development of the outer portion of Dupont Medical Park for medical and light commercial usage.  Forty acres in the center of the park are set aside for a future hospital and additional medical office space.

1994
  • Phase II of Dupont Medical Center (2510 Medical Office Building) is completed.  This 43,000 square-foot addition includes more medical office space and the Dupont Surgery Center.

1990
  • Phase I of Dupont Medical Center (2510 Medical Office Building) is completed.  This 47,000 square-foot facility includes physician offices, urgent care, radiology services and a retail pharmacy.

1988
  • The Allen County Plan Commission approves Initial Primary Development Plan for Dupont Medical Park.  Projects include medical office buildings, a diagnostic center, an acute care hospital and other medical facilities.

1984
  • December - St. Joseph Hospital purchases 125 acres of land southwest of the Dupont Road / I-69 interchange for the purpose of expanding medical services to northern Fort Wayne and Allen County.
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