Highest Quality Patient Care

Our friendly and specialized staff is ready and eager to give patients personal attention. Furthermore, various amenities—such as wireless internet throughout the facility and a dining hall with an outdoor terrace and floor to ceiling windows—are available for the convenience of patients and their families.

Jack Hughston Memorial Hospital strives to deliver the highest quality patient care. The hospital has been ranked in the top 10% nationwide for both orthopedic and joint replacement care; in fact, it is the only hospital in Alabama to be recognized for excellence in both these areas during a given year. Furthermore, for nine years in a row (2012-2020), it has not only been listed among America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopaedic Surgery and Joint Replacement, but has also been included by Healthgrades in the top 5% of hospitals in the nation for overall orthopedic services and joint replacement.

The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in the United States, identified Jack Hughston Memorial Hospital as a 2013 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures. “The Jack” has also earned the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval as a fully accredited hospital adhering to the highest standards of quality and safety in health care delivery.

Jack Hughston Memorial Hospital is licensed by the Alabama State Board of Health.

Additional Achievements

  • America’s 100 Best Joint Replacement- 9 years in a row (2012-2020) Healthgrades
  • America’s 100 Best Orthopaedic Surgery- 9 years in a row (2012-2020) Healthgrades
  • Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award – 9 years in a row (2012-2020) Healthgrades
  • Joint Replacement Excellence Award – 9 years in a row (2012- 2020) Healthgrades
  • Top 5% in the Nation for Overall Orthopedic Services – 9 years in a row (2012-2020) Healthgrades
  • Top 5% in the Nation for Joint Replacement – 9 years in a row (2012-2020) Healthgrades
  • Top 10% in the Nation for Overall Orthopedic Services – 9 years in a row (2012-2020) Healthgrades
  • Top 10% in the Nation for Joint Replacement – 9 years in a row (2012-2020) Healthgrades
  • Five Star Recipient for Total Knee Replacement- 9 years in a row (2012-2020) Healthgrades
  • Five Star Recipient for Total Hip Replacement- 10 years in a row (2011-2020) Healthgrades
  • Five Star Recipients for Spinal Fusion Surgery- 9 years (2011-2015, 2017-2020) Healthgrades
  • Named One of Becker’s 82 Physician- Owned Hospitals to Know/ 2014