If you need care, you want to know that your hospital or healthcare system is known for patient safety and excellence. You can feel confident that SCL Health is establishing a national reputation for our commitment to safety, excellence and innovation.
Here are a few recent examples of the awards and recognition that SCL Health and its hospitals have achieved.
Saint Joseph Hospital in Denver, Colorado, received accreditation from the prestigious Magnet Recognition Program® in May 2017. As the nation’s top honor for nursing excellence, quality patient care and innovations in practice, only 7% of U.S. hospitals have achieved this designation.
Healthgrades America's 50 Best Hospitals™
In 2017, Saint Joseph Hospital in Denver, Colorado, was named one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals™ by Healthgrades, placing it in the top 1% of hospitals in the nation for providing overall clinical excellence across a broad spectrum of conditions and procedures.
Truven Health Analytics 100 Top Hospitals®
In 2017, St. Vincent Healthcare in Billings, Montana, was named to this prestigious national award that honors hospitals that excel in patient care, operational efficiency, financial stability and the patient perception of care.
Top Rural Hospitals
In 2017, iVantage Health Analytics and The Chartis Center for Rural Health recognized St. James Healthcare in Butte, Montana, as a Top 20 Rural and Community Hospital and Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City, Montana, as one of the Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals. Both hospitals achieved the awards based on the industry’s most comprehensive rating of rural providers in the United States.
National Fierce Innovation Award Winner
Lutheran Medical Center in Wheat Ridge, Colorado, was named a winner in the Fierce Innovation Awards: Healthcare Edition 2017, an awards program from the publisher of FierceHealthcare. The hospital was recognized for use of its innovative, industry-leading product, Biovigil, a hand-hygiene monitoring system.
Improving patient care and outcomes for stroke
The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association recognized Platte Valley Medical Center in Brighton, Colorado, with the Get with the Guidelines Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award in 2017 for its continued success following guidelines to speed recovery and reduce death and disability for stroke patients.
Excellence in intensive care
The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) recognized Lutheran Medical Center’s ICU with the Silver Beacon Award for Excellence in 2017.
SCL Health among the nation’s “Most Wired”
In 2017, SCL Health was named one of the Most Wired health systems in the country by Hospitals & Health Networks, a publication of the American Hospital Association. The list designates the hospitals and health systems that have shown the greatest level of IT adoption across both clinical and business systems.
Leapfrog Top Hospital Award
Recognized as one of only 29 teaching hospitals in the U.S. for top performance and quality in 2016.