Good Samaritan Medical Center

Awards and Recognition

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.

Truven Health Analytics 100 Top Hospitals®

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.

SCL Health makes list of 50 Health Systems to Know

Becker’s Hospital Review, a leading hospital publication, included SCL Health in the first-ever list of 50 Great Health Systems to Know in the U.S. in 2015.

SCL Health ranked No. 2 employer in the Denver area

The Metro Denver Economic Development Corp. ranked SCL Health as the No. 2 employer in the entire Denver metro area in March 2015.

Planetree Designated® Patient-Centered Hospital

Since 2014, Platte Valley Medical Center in Brighton, Colorado, has been formally designed by Planetree, Inc. as a Planetree Designated Patient-Centered Hospital. This distinguishes the hospital as among those hospitals worldwide doing the most advanced work in patient-centered care.

Top Performer on Key Quality Measures

Both Good Samaritan Medical Center in Lafayette, Colorado, and Platte Valley Medical Center in Brighton, Colorado, were recognized as a 2014 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission.

“A” for patient safety

Saint Joseph Hospital in Denver, Colorado, earned an “A” grade for patient safety in April, 2016, and Good Samaritan Medical Center earned an “A” in 2015. The designation was part of the new hospital safety scores by The Leapfrog Group, a national patient safety watchdog. Saint Joseph was one of 798 hospitals to receive an A, ranking among the safest hospitals in the United States.

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