Awards & Recognition

Saint Joseph Hospital has received several national awards for patient care, including being named as one of the Top Teaching Hospitals, thanks to the dedication and expertise of our team of physicians, nurses and specialists.

Overall Hospital Awards

Leapfrog Top Hospital Award

Recognized as one of only 29 teaching hospitals in the U.S.  for top performance and quality in 2016.

Beacon Award for Excellence

Awarded the Beacon Award for Excellence from the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses for employing evidence-based practices to improve patient and family outcomes.

ACS NSQIP® Meritorious Hospital Recognition

American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program recognized Saint Joseph Hospital as one of ACS NSQIP participating hospitals that have achieved meritorious outcomes for surgical patient care.

Heart Care

Top Rating from The Society of Thoracic Surgeons

Earned the highest quality ratings in Colorado for complex heart surgeries that include aortic valve replacement (AVR), coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) and AVR+CABG by The Society of Thoracic Surgeons in 2015 and 2016.

America's 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™

One of Healthgrades® America's 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care™ in 2015, 2016 and 2017.

Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award™

Named among the top 10% in the nation for cardiac surgery by Healthgrades® in 2017.

Accredited Chest Pain Center

Designated as an accredited Chest Pain Center with Primary PCI by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care.

Cancer Care

Commission on Cancer 2014 Outstanding Achievement Award

Recognized as one of the top 75 Commission on Cancer (CoC)-accredited cancer programs surveyed in 2014.

Commission on Cancer Gold Level Commendation

Awarded a three-year cancer center accreditation in 2014 with Gold Commendation, the highest level of recognition awarded by the Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons.

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

National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers

Accredited as an NAPBC breast care center, the highest level of recognition that a breast care center can achieve.

Critical Care

America's 100 Best Hospitals for Critical Care Award™

One of Healthgrades® America's 100 Best Hospitals for Critical Care™ in 2017, 2016 and 2015.

America's 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care Award™

One of Healthgrades® America's 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care™ in 2017, 2016 and 2015.

Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award

Recognized for achieving 85% adherence to all Get With The Guidelines-Stroke achievement indicators for at least 12 consecutive months while also achieving 75% compliance with five of eight Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Quality measures.

Neuroscience Excellence Award™

Named among the top 10% in the nation for stroke care by Healthgrades® in 2017 for stroke care and neurosurgery.

General Surgery

America's 100 Best Hospitals for General Surgery Award™

One of Healthgrades® America’s 100 Best Hospitals for General Surgery™ in 2017, 2016 and 2015.

America's 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care Award™

One of Healthgrades® America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care™ in 2017, 2016 and 2015.

Pulmonology

America's 100 Best Hospitals for Pulmonary Care Award™

One of Healthgrades® America's 100 Best Hospitals for Pulmonary Care™ in 2017, 2016 and 2015.