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Quality Awards

  • The Leapfrog Group's "A" rating for patient safety (University of Missouri Health Care  - May 2013)
  • HIMSS Analytics' HIMSS Stage 7 designation for electronic medical records (University of Missouri Health Care  - November 2012)
  • American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's 2012 Target: Stroke Honor Roll (University Hospital - November 2012)
  • American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's Stoke Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award (University Hospital - October 2012)
  • One of the top two best hospitals in Missouri by U.S. News and World Report (University of Missouri Health Care - July 2012)
  • "Most Connected" hospitals by U.S. News and World Report (University of Missouri Health Care - July 2012)
  • The American Hospital Association's Hospitals & Health Networks magazine "Most Wired" hospitals electronic medical record designation (University of Missouri Health Care - July 2012)
  • American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's Stoke Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award (University Hospital - January 2012)
  • Missouri Quality Award from the Excellence in Missouri Foundation (University of Missouri Health Care - November 2011)
  • The American Hospital Association's Hospitals & Health Networks magazine "Most Wired" hospitals electronic medical record designation (University of Missouri Health Care - July 2011)
  • HIMSS Analytics' HIMSS Stage 6 designation for electronic medical records (University of Missouri Health Care  - May 2011)
  • American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's 2011 Target: Stroke Honor Roll (University Hospital - February 2011)
  • Stroke Silver Plus Performance Achievement Award from the American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association's Get With The Guidelines program (University Hospital - December 2010
  • American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy's Endoscopy Unit Quality Recognition Award  (Missouri Digestive Health - December 2010)
  • Hope Award from the Medically Induced Trauma Support Services organization for the staff-support ForYOU Team (University of Missouri Health Care -December 2010)
  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Medal of Honor for Organ Donation (University Hospital - November 2010)
  • Gold Seal of Approval as an advanced primary stroke center by the Joint Commission (University Hospital - September 2010)
  • Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield Missouri Best Practice Award for the staff-support ForYOU Team (University of Missouri Health Care - September 2010)
  • Beacon Award for Critical Care Excellence from the American Association for Critical-care Nurses for the Medical and Neurosurgical Intensive Care Unit (University Hospital - November 2009)
  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Medal of Honor for Organ Donation (University Hospital - October 2009)
  • EMS for Children certification from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services' Bureau of Emergency Medical Services (University of Missouri Health Care - July 2009)
  • Fit-Friendly Award from the American Heart Association (Women's and Children's Hospital - January 2009)
  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Medal of Honor for Organ Donation (University Hospital - October 2008)
  • Blue Center of Distinction by Blue Cross and Blue Shield (Missouri Bariatric Services - October 2008)
  • Fit-Friendly Award from the American Heart Association (University Hospital - May 2008)
  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Medal of Honor for Organ Donation (University Hospital - October 2007)
  • Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield Successful Practice Award for treatment of acute myocardial infarction, also known as heart attack (University Hospital - September 2007)

Centers of Excellence

  • Accreditation by the American College of Surgeons' National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (Ellis Fischel Cancer Center - February 2013)
  • Accreditation from the American College of Surgeons' Commission on Cancer (Ellis Fischel Cancer Center - January 2013)
  • Gold Seal of Approval as an advanced primary stroke center by the Joint Commission (University Hospital - October 2012)
  • Cycle III chest pain center of excellence recognition from the Society of Chest Pain Centers (University Hospital - April 2012)
  • National Association of Epilepsy Centers's Level 4 epilepsy center designation (University Hospital - April 2012)
  • Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems' re-accreditation of the Staff for Life helicopter service (University of Missouri Health Care - December 2011)
  • Level I trauma center verification by the American College of Surgeons' Committee on Trauma (University Hospital - July 2011)
  • Aetna Institutes of Quality Bariatric Surgery Facilities (University Hospital - April 2011)
  • Gold Seal of Approval as an advanced primary stroke center by the Joint Commission (University Hospital - September 2010)
  • Cycle II chest pain center of excellence recognition from the Society of Chest Pain Centers (University Hospital - September 2009)
  • Level I trauma center verification by the American College of Surgeons' Committee on Trauma (University Hospital - May 2009)
  • Level I trauma center designation by the state of Missouri (University Hospital - May 2009)
  • Center of Excellence designation from the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (Missouri Bariatric Services - October 2008)
  • OptumHealth Bariatric Centers of Excellence (University Hospital - July 2008)
  • Blue Distinction Centers for Bariatric Surgery (University Hospital - January 2008)
  • Aetna Institutes of Quality Bariatric Surgery Facilities (University Hospital - October 2007)

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