Accreditations and Awards

  • Sparks Regional Medical Center honored with 2013/2014 Consumer Choice Award winner in three of four healthcare categories. Sparks outranked other area hospitals in Overall Quality and is also the first choice for Best Doctors and Best Nurses in the area, according to a survey of local residents by the National Research Corporation.
  • Sparks Regional Medical Center was named Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission in four key measures: Heart Attack, Heart Failure, Pneumonia and Surgical Care in 2013.
  • Sparks Wound Care and Hyperbaric Center earned a “Center of Distinction” award from Healogics Inc., in 2013
  • Sparks Regional Medical Center received a 2012 Arkansas Foundation for Medical Care Hospital Recognition Award 
  • Sparks Clinic received a 2012 Arkansas Foundation for Medical Care, Physician Office, Quality Platinum Award
  • Sparks Regional Medical Center, its Pathology and Clinical Laboratory, Sparks Health System’s Home Health Program and all Provider Based Clinics are Joint Commission Accredited with the Gold Seal of Approval
  • Sparks has Disease-Specific Joint Commission Certification in Heart Failure
  • Sparks Regional Medical Center has Gold Seal of Advanced Certification from the Joint Commission as a Primary Stroke Center
  • Sparks Regional Medical Center awarded “Gold Plus” Certification from The Joint Commission for “Get with the Guidelines” Stroke Performance Achievement in partnership with the American Heart and Stroke Associations
  • Sparks Regional Medical Center is Accredited as a Chest Pain Center with PCI by the Society of Chest Pain Centers
  • Sparks Regional Medical Center named Best Regional Hospital by U.S. News and World Report in 2012
  • Sparks Sleep Disorders Center is Accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine
  • Melody Trimble, Sparks CEO, awarded “Administrator of the Year” by the Arkansas Hospital Auxiliary Association, 2012
  • Sparks one of just 25 Arkansas hospitals recognized for the Arkansas Medicaid Inpatient Quality Incentive Program, 2012
  • Sparks Regional Medical Center recognized by The Joint Commission as a 2011 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures for quality achievements attained and sustained in four areas: Heart Attack, Heart Failure, Pneumonia and Surgical Care
  • Sparks Regional Medical Center awarded Arkansas Foundation for Medical Care’s 2011 Best Achievement Award for Core Measures
  • Sparks Regional Medical Center awarded Arkansas Foundation for Medical Care’s 2011 Quality Innovator Award
  • Sparks Clinic awarded Arkansas Foundation for Medical Care’s 2011 Quality Innovator Award
  • Sparks Women’s Center is FDA Accredited in Mammography
  • Sparks Women’s Center a Susan G. Komen-Ozark Grant Recipient Award Winner 6 years consecutively