Memorial Hermann Community Benefits Corporation has been recognized by many different groups and associations for its innovative efforts to address the issue of health care access for the underserved and uninsured.
Foster G. McGaw Prize - Memorial Hermann Health System was awarded the prestigious Foster G. McGaw Prize for Excellence in Community Service in 2023. It was also one of three finalists in 2018 and 2013. The highest hospital award given by the American Hospital Association (AHA), Memorial Hermann was recognized for its significant accomplishments in community service to advance the health of the people in Southeast Texas through trusted partnerships with physicians, employees and others to deliver the best possible health solutions while relentlessly pursuing quality and value.
Texas Hospital Association (THA) Excellence in Community Service Award (2021) - The Excellence in Community Service Award recognizes hospitals and health systems that have distinguished themselves through contributions to their community. Memorial Hermann has been recognized for its Nurse Health Line, a free telephone triage service created for the residents of Greater Houston who are experiencing a health concern and need assistance in determining the right kind of care to pursue.
The American Hospital Association (AHA) NOVA Award - The second-highest hospital award given by the AHA, the NOVA recognized Memorial Herman twice, for Memorial Hermann Health Centers for Schools and for the Memorial Hermann Mobile Dental Van Program for working collaboratively and effectively to improve community health status.
Hospital Charitable Services Award - Memorial Hermann Health Centers for Schools was named a Program of Excellence by Jackson Healthcare through its Hospital Charitable Services Award program. According to Charles R. Evans, FACHE, chairman of the Awards program, Programs of Excellence are truly innovative and compassionate in their mission to serve the underserved in their community.
Monroe E. Trout Premier Cares Award - The Premier Cares Award spotlights innovative programs that help the medically underserved and focuses attention on the need to support and replicate such efforts. Memorial Hermann Health Centers for Schools was recognized as an award finalist.
HISD Hall of Fame Award - Memorial Hermann was inducted into the Houston Independent School District (HISD) Hall of Fame for its creation with HISD of the Memorial Hermann Health Centers for Schools Program.
TAPE Gold Award - The Texas Association of Partners in Education (TAPE) recognized Memorial Hermann with its prestigious Gold Award for Texas Community Partnership for Memorial Hermann's Health Centers for Schools. TAPE works to strengthen student success through volunteer, community and business/school partnerships that enhance the success of young people in school.