Awards and Recognitions
Awards are a recognition that what we do and how we do it, every day, truly matters.
Providence Medical Center, a member of Prime Healthcare, has received the
Healthgrades 2018 Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence™.
The distinction recognizes Providence as one of the top five percent of
nearly 4,500 hospitals nationwide for its clinical performance as measured
by Healthgrades, the leading online resource for comprehensive information
about physicians and hospitals.
Providence has also been recognized by Healthgrades® as one of America's
100 Best Hospitals™ for General Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery and
Gastrointestinal Care. Healthgrades, the leading online resource helping
consumers make informed decisions to find the right doctor and the right
hospital for the right care, evaluated nearly 4,500 hospitals nationwide
for 34 of the most common inpatient procedures and conditions. * Healthgrades
identified the 100 best-performing hospitals across all conditions or
procedures evaluated within general surgery, orthopedic services and gastrointestinal care.
In addition, Providence received 5 stars for the quality of its Treatment
of Heart Failure, Pacemaker Procedures, , Spinal Fusion Surgery (12 years
in a row), Gallbladder Removal Surgery; Hip Fracture Treatment, Treatment
of Sepsis, Treatment for Pneumonia, Treatment
of GI Bleed, Treatment of Bowel Obstruction, Treatment of Diabetic Emergencies
and Treatment of Pancreatitis (2 years in a row) from Healthgrades.
The Healthgrades 2018 Report to the Nation demonstrates how clinical performance
differs dramatically between hospitals. Providence Medical Center is the
only facility in Kansas City to be Five Star Rated for Spinal Fusion Surgery
for 12 years in a row.
Providence was also recognized by Healthgrades with Excellence Awards for
Pulmonary Care, General Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery, Critical Care and
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 2017) as
Hospital 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
- American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Accreditation 2017
- Chest Pain Accreditation from the Society of Chest Pain Centers 2017
- American Heart Association Mission Lifeline Recognition 2015
- Excellence in Eye Donation 2015
- Midwest Transplant Center 2016 - Recognition for Excellence in Organ and
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).