Tuscaloosa VAMC has received a number of accreditations and awards. Some of our recent notable accomplishments include:
In 2005, TVAMC was honored to receive the Level 3 Award - Alabama Excellence Award, the highest level achievable.
This award by the Alabama Productivity Center honored the Tuscaloosa VAMC in 2006. Only organizations who have won the prestigious Alabama Excellence Award during the past three years can compete for this award.
In July 2009, TVAMC was rated as one of the top psychiatric hospitals in the country by US News and World Report. A total of 4,861 hospitals were judged in 16 specialties, with psychiatry being one of the 16 specialists.
TVAMC was surveyed by the Joint Commission in March 2007 in a triennial visit and received full accreditation. Over a three day period, our Hospital, Behavioral Health, Long Term Care, and Home Care Programs were surveyed. The Medical Center also has full accreditation from the College of American Pathologist, the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities, and the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Programs.