At Artesia General Hospital, our goal is to be your destination for health—and the national recognitions we’ve received attest to our dedication to providing the highest quality care and safety to our patients.

Artesia General Hospital

Certification in Infection Prevention (CIP)
DNV GL Healthcare
Recognized for exceptional processes and approach to mitigating infection risk that exceeds current standards.

NIAHO® Hospital Accreditation Program, 2019-2022
DNV GL Healthcare
Recognized for providing a high standard of quality, management and patient safety in compliance with the Medicare Conditions for Participation of Hospitals.

Most Wired – Small and Rural, 2017
American Hospital Association’s (AHA) Health Forum
Recognized as an industry leader in healthcare information technology for creating more ways for patients to access healthcare services and capture health information.

Stage 6 on the EMR Adoption ModelSM (EMRAM)
HIMSS Analytics
Recognized as being among the top third of U.S. hospitals for achieving significant advancements in our electronic medical record (EMR) systems.

Diabetes Center

Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist (CDCES)
Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists (ADCES)
Recognizes the Diabetes Center’s high level of quality and service to the community, and the ability to better meet the needs of Medicare recipients and others affected by diabetes.

Diabetes Education Accreditation Program (DEAP), 2022-2026
American Association of Diabetes Educators
Recertified for meeting national standards of quality for Diabetes Education and Training—including staff, individualization of curriculum and ongoing support.

Laboratory Services

College of American Pathologists
Recognized for following the strictest standards of accuracy, technical process and safety in lab testing.

American Medical Technologists (AMT)
American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP)
American Society for Clinical Pathology Microbiology (ASCP-MICM)
Health Employee Worker (HEW)
Our pathologists, pathologist assistants and laboratory professionals are part of these national member organizations.

Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA)
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
Ensures quality laboratory testing matches federal standards applicable to all U.S. facilities or sites that test human specimens for health assessment or to diagnose, prevent, or treat disease.


American College of Radiology Accredited Facility
Recognized as a top radiology facility for meeting requirements for equipment, medical personnel and quality assurance. Our Radiology department is accredited with special recognition for Computed Tomography (CT), Mammography, MRI, Nuclear Cardiology, Nuclear Medicine and Ultrasound.

Pink Ribbon Facility for Breast Health
Recognized as a digital imaging center that provides excellence in breast health, as well as exceptional commitment and support for the women of our community.

Surgical Services

New Mexico Hospital Association and Infection Control Consultants of New Mexico, 2020
Infection Control Program
Recognized for exceptional cleanliness, staff knowledge and education in the Operating Room/Central Sterile area. This excellent level of detail positively impact patients and their safety.

Artesia General Hospital Awards & Accreditations

Awards & Accreditations

Certification in Infection Prevention
Certification in Infection Prevention