As Colorado’s only accredited academic comprehensive cancer program, Cancer Centers of Colorado at Saint Joseph Hospital offers the choices in treatment and technology you’d expect from a national cancer institute but with a much more personal touch. The accreditations we’ve earned demonstrate our commitment to the highest quality of care.
GO2 Foundation for Lung Cancer Centers of Excellence Award
The GO2 Foundation for Lung Cancer Centers of Excellence award recognizes hospitals for their multidisciplinary and patient-centric care. National Jewish Health and SCL Health are the first hospitals in Colorado and Montana to receive this designation.
Commission on Cancer Accedited Program
CoC-accredited cancer programs offer their patients with cancer comprehensive care including:
- Quality care close to home
- A multidisciplinary, team approach
- Information and education
- Patient-centered services
- Options for genetic assessment and counseling, and palliative care services
- Care monitoring and quality improvement
- Treatment planning based on evidence-based national treatment guidelines
- Clinical trials and new treatment options
- Follow-up care
- Patient tracking through the cancer data system
With this accreditation, you can be assured that we’re held to the highest standards of care for patients with diseases of the breast. In addition, we’re a nationally accredited Breast Imaging Center of Excellence, accredited in all forms of breast imaging from the American College of Radiology, including breast MRI, breast ultrasound, mammography and stereotactic breast biopsy.
Our expert care was recognized by US News and World Report, which ranked SCL Health Saint Joseph Hospital as High Performing in Pulmonology and Lung Surgery, and Procedures and Conditions Related to Cardiology & Heart Surgery.
Magnet Accreditation is the nation’s top honor for nursing excellence, quality patient care and innovations in practice. Two SCL Health hospitals have received Magnet designation. Only 7% of U.S. hospitals have achieved this designation..