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Awards & Honors

HealthONE System

  • Joint Commission on Accreditation for Healthcare Organizations - All HealthONE Hospitals accredited
  • Best Company for Working Families (Large Business) – Colorado Parent Magazine – Since 2004
  • Best Place to Work in Denver – Denver Business Journal – 2004

AIRLIFE

  • Association of Air Medical Service 2010-2011 Air Medical Program of the Year by Association of Air Medical Services
  • Denver Business Journal Champions in Healthcare finalist, 2010

HealthONE Medical Group (formerly Clinic Services)

(Occupational and Rehabilitation Medicine and Specialty Clinics)

  • Colorado Clinical Guidelines Collaborative: Golden Galaxy Award for Best Clinic (out of 150 participating clinics): Summit Family Medicine
  • Best Bedside Manner, Swedish Medical Center: Doctors’ Day Dala Awards (Colleague Recognition) : Dr. Andrew Nemechek of Head and Neck Surgical Specialists
  • Best Educator, Swedish Medical Center: Doctors’ Day Dala Awards (Colleague Recognition) Dr. Andrew Nemechek of Head and Neck Surgical Specialists
  • North Suburban Medical Center’s Doctors Making a Difference program: Dr. Aaron Baxter of North Denver Orthopedic Specialists
  • Colorado's Professionals in Workers Compensation: Outstanding Physical Therapist award, 2009: Curt Robinson III, MPT, LODO HealthONE Occupational Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinic
  • Colorado’s Professionals in Worker Compensation: Outstanding Rehabilitation Specialist award, 2010: Cynthia Cano, OTR/CHT at the Bryant HealthONE Occupational Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinic
  • U.S. Ski Team, Women’s World Cup Alpine Race Team physician, Valle Nevado, Chile: Dr. Jeffrey Gagliano of North Denver Orthopedic Specialists at North Suburban Medical Center
  • 5280, Top Doctors, October, 2009
  • 5280, Top Doctors, October, 2010

The Medical Center of Aurora (TMCA)

  • Magnet designation for excellence in nursing services by the American Nurses Credential Center's (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program®
  • Colorado Performance Excellence (CPEx), 2008
  • Primary Stroke Certification
  • Chest Pain Center Accreditation
  • American Cancer Society Oncology Certification
  • Alfred P Sloan Award for Workplace Flexibility – 2007, 2008, 2009
  • Modern Healthcare’s Top 100 Places to Work in the U.S. – 2008
  • Get with the Guidelines (GWTG) Gold Performance Achievement Award – 2010
  • GWTG Silver Stroke Performance Achievement Award – 2010
  • Gold Level Award Start! Fit-Friendly Company - 2010
  • Denver Business Journal’s Best Places to Work: 2010, 3rd place, mega company category
  • Founder of Cardiac Alert®
  • Leapfrog Hospital Safety Score: A, 2015

North Suburban Medical Center (NSMC)

  • Performance Achievement Award-Coronary Artery Disease, American Heart Association “Get With The Guidelines,” 2006, 2007, 2008
  • Designed Mentor hospital in the Institute for Healthcare Improvement’s landmark 100,000 Lives Campaign, 2006
  • Leapfrog Hospital Safety Score: A, 2015

Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center (P/SL)

  • Gold Performance Achievement Award – GWTG - Heart Failure
  • Action Registry-GWTG Gold Performance Achievement Award
  • Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, American Society for Bariatric Surgery
  • Recognition for Centers of Excellence:
    • UnitedHealthcare– Total Joints and Spine, and NICU
    • Three Year Accreditation with Commendation from the Commission on Cancer (CoC) 2010
    • Blue Cross/Blue Shield – Total Joints
    • USON - Transplant Center for Kidney
    • Kaiser - Kaiser Transplant Center for BMT
    • Aetna – Total Joints and Spine Surgery
  • Thomson Reuters 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals in 2010
  • American College of Cardiology Foundation’s NCDR ACTION Registry – Get With The Guidelines (GWTG) Gold Performance Achievement Award 2010
  • Certified Cardiac Rehabilitation – American Association of Cardiology & Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  • OptumHealth Clinical Qualification for Participation in the Centers of Excellence (COE) Network for Adult Stem Cell Transplant
  • Kidney Transplant Program Awarded Bronze Medal of Honor from Department of Health and Human Services 2010
  • American College of Surgeons Accreditation with High Achievement Award
  • Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy Accreditation – Rocky Mountain Blood and Marrow Transplant Program
  • Leapfrog Hospital Safety Score: A, 2015

Rose Medical Center (RMC)

  • Nation’s 100 Top Hospitals by Thomson Reuters, 2007, 2008, 2009
  • Distinguished Hospitals Award for Clinical Excellence, HealthGrades, 2006, 2008
  • 2009 Specialty Excellence Designation, HealthGrades, Stroke, Pulmonary and Critical Care
  • Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, American Society for Bariatric Surgery
  • U.S, News & World Report America’s Best Hospitals, 2006, 2007
  • Top Birthing Center as voted by readers of Colorado Parent Magazine, Colorado Center for Reproductive Medicine Ranks #1 in the Nation of “10 Best Fertility Centers”
  • Aetna Institute of Quality Orthopedic Care for Total Joint Replacement and Spine Surgery, 2010
  • Blue Distinction Center for Spine Surgery, 2010
  • Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip Replacement, 2010
  • Silver Performance Achievement Award-Coronary Artery Disease, American Heart Association “Get With The Guidelines,” 2008
  • Member American College of Cardiology Foundation’s National Cardiovascular Data Registry
  • Leapfrog Hospital Safety Score: A, 2015

Sky Ridge Medical Center (SRMC)

  • Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, American Society for Bariatric Surgery
  • Commission on Cancer – Approved Cancer Program (American College of Surgeons)
  • Sleep Disorders Center Accredited by American Academy of Sleep Medicine
  • Anthem Blue Cross & Blue Shield Blue Designation – Center for Spine Surgery/Hip & Knee Replacement
  • Dr. Charles Nutting, an interventional Radiologist, and Sky Ridge Medical Center were awarded the Sirtex Center of Excellence designation, recognizing the top performing hospitals/physicians that offer SIR-Spheres microspheres therapy to patients with inoperable liver tumors.
  • #1 In Patient Satisfaction Among HCA Hospitals – First Quarter, 2006
  • Reader's Choice Award – Best Regional Hospital – Colorado Community Newspapers –
  • 2004/2005/2006
  • Development of the Year Award – Southeast Business Partnership – 2004
  • Shining Star Award – Douglas County Education Foundation – 2004
  • Visionary Award – Sky Ridge Medical Center CEO Maureen Tarrant – Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) – 2004
  • Leapfrog Hospital Safety Score: A, 2015

Spalding Rehabilitation Hospital (SRH)

  • 1968 became the fist licensed rehabilitation hospital in Colorado
  • Outstanding Service to Seniors in Aurora AwardAcute Rehabilitation Program and Brain Injury Specialty
  • Accreditation – The Rehabilitation Accreditation Commission
  • Foothills Award – Colorado Performance Excellence– 2005
  • American Academy for the Certification of Brain Injury Specialists - Spalding has more certified staff than any treatment facility in Colorado

Swedish Medical Center (SMC)

  • Accredited by The Joint Commission
  • Accredited by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer
  • Annual winner of the National Research Corporation’s Consumer Choice Award for hospitals in the Denver-Metro area
  • American Heart Association (AHA)/American Stroke Association (ASA) Gold Plus Award (sole recipient in Colorado) - Stroke
  • AHA/ASA Gold Award — NCDR-ACTION Registry
  • AHA/ASA Silver Award — Heart Failure
  • AHA/ASA Silver Award — Coronary Artery Disease
  • Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence®, American Society for Metabolic Bariatric Surgery
  • Blue Distinction Center for Spine Surgery from Blue Cross, Blue Shield
  • Center of Excellence for Spine Surgery from United Health
  • Center of Excellence for Spine Surgery from NeuroSource
  • Center of Excellence for Neurosciences & Regional Neurotrauma Referral Center
  • Designated Aetna Institute of Quality Orthopedic Care Spine Surgery
  • Designated member of OptumHealth Centers of Excellence network for Bariatric Resources Services
  • Founder Stroke AlertSM
  • Joint Commission Certification in Coronary Artery Disease, Open Heart Surgery and Heart Failure
  • Joint Commission Certification in Advanced Stroke Care — the first and only four-time certified Stroke Center in the region
  • Colorado's first Comprehensive Stoke Center as certified by The Joint Commission
  • Recognized by Donor Alliance as the #1 hospital for organ donation in Colorado and Wyoming for two years in a row
  • Leapfrog Hospital Safety Score: A, 2015

Rose Medical Center

  • America’s Best Hospitals for Obstetrics
  • America’s Best Breast Centers
  • America’s Best Hospitals for Cancer Care
2015 Women's Choice Award for America’s Best Hospitals for Obstetrics
2015 Women's Choice Award for America’s Best Breast Centers
2015 Women's Choice Award for America’s Best Hospitals for Cancer Care

Sky Ridge Medical Center

  • America’s Best Hospitals for Obstetrics
  • America’s Best Hospitals for Cancer Care
2015 Women's Choice Award for America’s Best Hospitals for Obstetrics
2015 Women's Choice Award for America’s Best Hospitals for Cancer Care

Swedish Medical Center

  • America’s Best Hospitals for Heart Care
2015 Women's Choice Award for America’s Best Hospitals for Heart Care

The Medical Center of Aurora

  • America’s Best Hospitals for Heart Care
  • America’s Best Breast Centers
2015 Women's Choice Award for America’s Best Hospitals for Heart Care
2015 Women's Choice Award for America’s Best Breast Centers

North Suburban Medical Center

  • America’s Best Hospitals for Emergency Care
2015 Women's Choice Award for America’s Best Hospitals for Emergency Care