Awards and Recognition

2012 Quality Awards and Recognitions

U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals

UH Case Medical Center is among the nation’s best in all 12 data-driven specialty rankings – one of only 13 hospitals out of 4,800 nationwide. UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital ranks among “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals” in all 10 pediatric specialties for the second straight year, and in the top five in neonatology and pulmonology.

The Leapfrog Group Top Hospitals National Quality Award

UH Case Medical Center is among only 67 urban hospitals in the U.S., and the only one in Northeast Ohio, named a Top Hospital.

The Leapfrog Group “A” Hospital Safety Scores

More UH hospitals earn top ratings than any other Northeast Ohio health system: UH Case and UH Geauga medical centers; UH Richmond Medical Center, a campus of UH Regional Hospitals; and UH joint venture hospitals St. John Medical Center and Southwest General Health Center.

Beacon Awards

UH Case Medical Center’s Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit achieves the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses’ top honor. All four adult ICUs (Surgical, Cardiac, Medical and Neuroscience) are Beacon Award Units. UH Geauga Medical Center&s ICU also earns a Beacon Award.

Joint Commission Top Performer

UH Geneva Medical Center is a national top performer on key quality measures by The Joint Commission for the second consecutive year.

HealthGrades 2012 Patient Safety Excellence Award

For UH Case Medical Center, St. John Medical Center and Southwest General Health Center. UH Case Medical Center also earns HealthGrades’ prestigious excellence awards for cardiac surgery and pulmonary care.

Truven Health Analytics™

St. John Medical Center is among the 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals in an objective, data-driven ranking.