University of Missouri Health Care is proud to have received the following awards, accreditations and recognitions.
- HealthCare’s Most Wired 2011-2017
- Transformational Leadership Award
- HIMSS Davies Award of Excellence
- Becker’s Hospital Review: 150 Top Places to Work
- U.S. News & World Report 2016-17: Orthopaedics (high-performing specialty)
- U.S. News & World Report 2015-16: Orthopaedics (high-performing specialty)
- U.S. News & World Report 2015-16: Urology (high-performing specialty)
- U.S. News & World Report 2018: Family & Community Medicine (Best Graduate Schools) – Top 10 for 24 consecutive years
- WHO/UNICEF Baby Friendly Designation
- Level I Trauma Center
- Level I Stroke Center
Awards & Accreditations for Specialty Services
MU Health Care also has several awards and accreditations for our specialty areas.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Missouri Epilepsy Program is recognized by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers as a Level 4 epilepsy center.
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.