Awards and Recognitions

Awards and Recognitions

Awards are a recognition that what we do and how we do it, every day, truly matters.

Providence Medical Center has achieved the Healthgrades 2020 America’s 250 Best Hospitals Award™. The distinction places Providence in the top 5 percent of nearly 4,500 hospitals assessed nationwide for its superior clinical performance as measured by Healthgrades, the leading resource that connects consumers, physicians and health systems.Providence Hospital of Distinction Accolade

Providence was also recently recognized by Healthgrades for top 5% in the nation for Critical Care (2020); Overall GI Services (3 years in a row); Overall Orthopedic Services (2020-2 years in a row); and Patient Safety (2017-2019). New awards for Providence in 2020 include being the recipient of the Health grades 2020 Stroke Care Excellence Award; being named among the top 10” % in the nation for Treatment of Stroke (2020); and Five-Star recipient for the Treatment of Stroke (2020).

Providence also received Five-Star recognition in Spinal Fusion (14 years in a row), Hip Fracture Treatment (4 years in a row); Treatment of Pneumonia (4 years in a row); Pacemaker Procedures (3 years in a row); Treatment of GI Bleed(3 years in a row); Treatment of Bowel Obstruction (3 years in a row); Treatment of Pancreatitis (4 Years in a row); Gallbladder Removal Surgery (5 years in a row); Treatment of Sepsis (5 years in a row); Esophageal/Stomach Surgeries (2 years in a row); and Carotid Surgery (2 years in a row). The new report demonstrates how clinical performance continues to differ dramatically between hospitals regionally and nationally.

The Healthgrades 2020 Report to the Nation demonstrates how clinical performance differs dramatically between hospitals.

Patient Safety Excellence Award Healthgrades America's Best Gastrointestinal Care Shield Healthgrades America's 100 Best General Surgery Shield
Pacemaker Procedures Five-Star Recipient Treatment of Heart Failure Five-Star Recipient Spinal Fusion Surgery Treatment of Pneumonia Five-Star Recipient
Pulmonary Care Excellence Award Critical Care Excellence Award

Providence Medical Center has received the American College of Cardiology’s NCDR ACTION Registry–GWTG Platinum Performance Achievement Award for 2015. Providence is one of only 319 hospitals nationwide to receive the honor. The award recognizes Providence’s commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of care for heart attack patients and signifies that Providence has reached an aggressive goal of treating these patients to standard levels of care as outlined by the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association clinical guidelines and recommendations.

Other awards Providence has received in past years include:

  • Providence received an “A” For Patient Safety (Fall 2019) as a Leapfrog Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade A Fall 2017 artHospital Safety Grade Hospital is fully accredited by The Joint Commission (TJC)
  • Laboratory is fully accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP)
  • Imaging services accredited by the American College of Radiology
  • Accreditation of Echocardiography Laboratories Accreditation from the Intersocietal Commission 2014
  • American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Accreditation 2017
  • Chest Pain Accreditation from the Society of Chest Pain Centers 2017
  • Midwest Transplant Center 2016 - Recognition for Excellence in Organ and Tissue Donation

Providence and Saint John are a part of the Prime Healthcare Services family (www.primehealthcare.com). Prime Healthcare has been recognized as one of the “15 Top Health Systems” in the nation three times by Truven Health Analytics (formerly Thomson Reuters).