University of Missouri Health Care is proud to have received the following awards, accreditations and recognitions.

Awards & Accreditations for Specialty Services

MU Health Care also has several awards and accreditations for our specialty areas. 

Bariatrics

Missouri Bariatric Service's surgical team not only meets the American Society for Bariatric Surgery (ASBS) Center of Excellence criteria but also is one of the top bariatric surgery teams in the nation.

Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence Award

Breast Care

Our breast care center has received full accreditation designation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC). This means our center is committed to the highest level of quality breast care and was awarded this accreditation by the American College of Surgeons.

Breast Accreditation award

Gastroenterology

The American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) has recognized MU Health Care’s Missouri Digestive Health Center with the ASGE Endoscopy Unit Quality Recognition Award.

The award recognizes endoscopy centers that promote quality and safety in accordance with ASGE guidelines.

Neurosciences

Stroke

The Missouri Stroke Program has been certified as an Advanced Primary Stroke Center by The Joint Commission.

In 2015, the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services designated the Missouri Stroke Program one of the state’s first Level I Missouri State Time Critical Diagnosis Centers, the highest recognition a hospital can receive for its stroke program.

The Missouri Stroke Program has received the Stroke Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award from Get With The Guidelines®, a hospital-based quality improvement program developed by the American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association.

The Missouri Stroke Program has also been named to the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Target: Stroke Honor Roll.

Epilepsy

The Missouri Epilepsy Program is recognized by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers as a Level 4 epilepsy center.

Ophthalmology

University of Missouri Health Care received Saving Sight’s 2016 Excellence in Eye Donation Award. Created in 2014, the Excellence in Eye Donation Award recognizes hospitals that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to eye donation. Overall, the health system achieved a 53 percent consent rate for eye donation in 2016. Staff at MU Health Care helped to facilitate 65 eye donation cases, which resulted in 76 individuals receiving restored sight through a cornea transplant.