Awards and Recognitions

  • We are accredited by The Joint Commission
  • We earned Chest Pain – MI Registry™ Performance Achievement Award in 2023
  • Fortune/IBM Watson Health named us a Top 100 Hospital in 2021
  • Newsweek named us one of World's Best Hospitals in 2022 and 2023
  • Orthopedic Care
    Blue Distinction Center for knee & hip replacement and spine surgery
  • Surgery
    We are the only Low Acuity Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Program in Iowa, accredited by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.

    Blue Distinction+ Center for bariatric surgery
  • American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR) Certifies that our Cardiac Rehab Program has met the strict standards and has been awarded certification through the AACVPR

    We received the American College of Cardiology NCDR Chest Pain-MI Registry Platinum Performance Achievement Award for nine years in a row
  • Stroke Care
    Certified Primary Stroke Center

    We received the American Heart Association's Get With the Guidelines Gold Plus Achievement Award with Target: Type 2 Diabetes Honor Roll

    We were name America's Best Stroke Center by Women's Choice Award

    We earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval and he American Stroke Association's Heart-Check mark for Advanced Primary Stroke Center Certification
  • Wound Care
    The Wound and Vein Center has been recognized with a national award for clinical excellence: The Center of Distinction Award by Healogics
  • Maternity Care
    Blue Distinction Center and Blue Distinction Center+
  • Neurodiagnostic Sleep Center
    We have been granted reaccreditation by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM). This includes accreditation for all types of sleep testing including in-center polysomnography (PSG), multiple sleep latency testing (MSLT), maintenance of wakefulness testing (MWT) and home sleep apnea testing (HSAT)
  • Home Care
    Medicare/ Medicaid certified and accredited by The Joint Commission

    Recognized by Strategic Healthcare Programs (SHP) as a “Superior Performer” for achieving an overall patient satisfaction score that ranked in the top 20% of all eligible SHP clients for the 2021 calendar year

    Named to the Top 100 of the 2019 HomeCare Elite, a recognition of the top-performing home health agencies in the United States
  • Pathology
    Accredited by the College of American Pathologist (CAP)