Awards and Recognitions

Awards and Recognitions

Providence and Saint John are a part of the Prime Healthcare Services family ( Prime Healthcare is one of the largest hospital companies in the nation and was recognized as one of the “15 Top Health Systems in the Nation” in 2012, based on quality of healthcare and patient satisfaction. It was also recognized as a Top 10 health system in 2009. In 2013, eight Prime Healthcare hospitals were ranked among the “100 Top Hospitals” in the nation by Truven Health Analytics (formerly Thomson Reuters). Prime Healthcare hospitals have earned the award 21 times. In addition, eight Prime Healthcare hospitals earned national recognition as “Top Performer on Key Quality Measures,” (Top 18 percent), in 2012 from The Joint Commission, the leading Medicare accreditation organization in the country.

  • 2012 Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Blue Distinction Center for Spine Care Providence
  • 2011 Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons, Cancer Program Accreditation Providence
  • 2011 UnitedHealth Premium Specialty Center Three-Star Designation, Interventional Cardiology, Cardiac Surgery and Electrophysiology Providence
  • 2011 American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR) Accreditation Providence
  • 2012 Platinum Performance Achievement Award (Cardiology) Providence
  • 2012 Chest Pain Accreditation- Gold Standard Providence
  • 2011 Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Blue Distinction Center for Cardiac Care Providence
  • 2011 Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Echocardiography Laboratories Accreditation Providence
  • 2011 Mission Lifeline (Silver) Recognition Providence
  • 2011 UnitedHealth Premium Total Joint Replacement Specialty Center and Surgical Spine Specialty Center Designations Providence
  • 2011 Mid America Immunization, Providence Family Care Center “Best Practices Award” Providence
  • 2011 Caritas Award for Involvement in St. Vincent Clinic Care Saint John
  • 2011 KFMC “Best Safety Video Award” Saint John
  • 2011 KFMC $10,000 Grant for Infection Prevention Information Technology Saint John
  • 2011 Kansas Water Environment Association Gold Award Providence
  • 2012 Rapid Replication Award, SCL Health System Saint John
  • 2010 “Top Performer” Designation by CMS/Premier in HQID Project Saint John
  • American College of Radiology on MRI and Mammography Accreditation Providence/Saint John
  • HAI Information Technology Mini-Grant Award Saint John


The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval™ Providence and Saint John

Providence and Saint John, along with its physician practices, recently received the 2012 Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval™ for successfully demonstrating compliance for health care quality and safety, including infection prevention and control, leadership and medication management.


Top Performers on Key Quality Measures™ Sain John

Saint John was also recognized by The Joint Commission as one of the nation’s Top Performers on Key Quality MeasuresTM for 2011 on pneumonia care. The hospital utilized evidence-based clinical processes shown to improve care for certain conditions and was one of only eight hospitals in Kansas and of 620 in the U.S. to receive this recognition.