Awards & Honors

HealthONE System 

  • Joint Commission on Accreditation for Healthcare Organizations - All HealthONE Hospitals accredited
  • Best Company for Working Families (Large Business) – Colorado Parent Magazine – Since 2004
  • Best Place to Work in Denver – Denver Business Journal – 2004

AIRLIFE

  • Association of Air Medical Service 2010-2011 Air Medical Program of the Year by Association of Air Medical Services
  • Denver Business Journal Champions in Healthcare finalist, 2010

HealthONE Medical Group (formerly Clinic Services)

(Occupational and Rehabilitation Medicine and Specialty Clinics)

  • Colorado Clinical Guidelines Collaborative: Golden Galaxy Award for Best Clinic (out of 150 participating clinics): Summit Family Medicine
  • Best Bedside Manner, Swedish Medical Center: Doctors’ Day Dala Awards (Colleague Recognition) : Dr. Andrew Nemechek of Head and Neck Surgical Specialists
  • Best Educator, Swedish Medical Center: Doctors’ Day Dala Awards (Colleague Recognition) Dr. Andrew Nemechek of Head and Neck Surgical Specialists
  • North Suburban Medical Center’s Doctors Making a Difference program: Dr. Aaron Baxter of North Denver Orthopedic Specialists
  • Colorado's Professionals in Workers Compensation: Outstanding Physical Therapist award, 2009: Curt Robinson III, MPT, LODO HealthONE Occupational Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinic
  • Colorado’s Professionals in Worker Compensation: Outstanding Rehabilitation Specialist award, 2010: Cynthia Cano, OTR/CHT at the Bryant HealthONE Occupational Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinic
  • U.S. Ski Team, Women’s World Cup Alpine Race Team physician, Valle Nevado, Chile: Dr. Jeffrey Gagliano of North Denver Orthopedic Specialists at North Suburban Medical Center
  • 5280, Top Doctors, October, 2009
  • 5280, Top Doctors, October, 2010

The Medical Center of Aurora (TMCA)

  • Magnet designation for excellence in nursing services by the American Nurses Credential Center's (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program®
  • Colorado Performance Excellence (CPEx), 2008
  • Primary Stroke Certification
  • Chest Pain Center Accreditation
  • American Cancer Society Oncology Certification
  • Alfred P Sloan Award for Workplace Flexibility – 2007, 2008, 2009
  • Modern Healthcare’s Top 100 Places to Work in the U.S. – 2008
  • Get with the Guidelines (GWTG) Gold Performance Achievement Award – 2010
  • GWTG Silver Stroke Performance Achievement Award – 2010
  • Gold Level Award Start! Fit-Friendly Company - 2010
  • Denver Business Journal’s Best Places to Work: 2010, 3rd place, mega company category
  • Founder of Cardiac Alert®

North Suburban Medical Center (NSMC)

  • Performance Achievement Award-Coronary Artery Disease, American Heart Association “Get With The Guidelines,” 2006, 2007, 2008
  • Designed Mentor hospital in the Institute for Healthcare Improvement’s landmark 100,000 Lives Campaign, 2006

Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center (P/SL)

  • Gold Performance Achievement Award – GWTG - Heart Failure
  • Action Registry-GWTG Gold Performance Achievement Award
  • Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, American Society for Bariatric Surgery
  • Recognition for Centers of Excellence:
    • UnitedHealthcare– Total Joints and Spine, and NICU
    • Three Year Accreditation with Commendation from the Commission on Cancer (CoC) 2010
    • Blue Cross/Blue Shield – Total Joints
    • USON - Transplant Center for Kidney
    • Kaiser - Kaiser Transplant Center for BMT
    • Aetna – Total Joints and Spine Surgery
  • Thomson Reuters 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals in 2010
  • American College of Cardiology Foundation’s NCDR ACTION Registry – Get With The Guidelines (GWTG) Gold Performance Achievement Award 2010
  • Certified Cardiac Rehabilitation – American Association of Cardiology & Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  • OptumHealth Clinical Qualification for Participation in the Centers of Excellence (COE) Network for Adult Stem Cell Transplant
  • Kidney Transplant Program Awarded Bronze Medal of Honor from Department of Health and Human Services 2010
  • American College of Surgeons Accreditation with High Achievement Award
  • Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy Accreditation – Rocky Mountain Blood and Marrow Transplant Program

Rose Medical Center (RMC)

  • Nation’s 100 Top Hospitals by Thomson Reuters, 2007, 2008, 2009
  • Distinguished Hospitals Award for Clinical Excellence, HealthGrades, 2006, 2008
  • 2009 Specialty Excellence Designation, HealthGrades, Stroke, Pulmonary and Critical Care
  • Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, American Society for Bariatric Surgery
  • U.S, News & World Report America’s Best Hospitals, 2006, 2007
  • Top Birthing Center as voted by readers of Colorado Parent Magazine, Colorado Center for Reproductive Medicine Ranks #1 in the Nation of “10 Best Fertility Centers”
  • Aetna Institute of Quality Orthopedic Care for Total Joint Replacement and Spine Surgery, 2010
  • Blue Distinction Center for Spine Surgery, 2010
  • Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip Replacement, 2010
  • Silver Performance Achievement Award-Coronary Artery Disease, American Heart Association “Get With The Guidelines,” 2008
  • Member American College of Cardiology Foundation’s National Cardiovascular Data Registry

Sky Ridge Medical Center (SRMC)

  • Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, American Society for Bariatric Surgery
  • Commission on Cancer – Approved Cancer Program (American College of Surgeons)
  • Sleep Disorders Center Accredited by American Academy of Sleep Medicine
  • Anthem Blue Cross & Blue Shield Blue Designation – Center for Spine Surgery/Hip & Knee Replacement
  • Dr. Charles Nutting, an interventional Radiologist, and Sky Ridge Medical Center were awarded the Sirtex Center of Excellence designation, recognizing the top performing hospitals/physicians that offer SIR-Spheres microspheres therapy to patients with inoperable liver tumors.
  • #1 In Patient Satisfaction Among HCA Hospitals – First Quarter, 2006
  • Reader's Choice Award – Best Regional Hospital – Colorado Community Newspapers –
    2004/2005/2006
  • Development of the Year Award – Southeast Business Partnership – 2004
  • Shining Star Award – Douglas County Education Foundation – 2004
  • Visionary Award – Sky Ridge Medical Center CEO Maureen Tarrant – Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) – 2004

Spalding Rehabilitation Hospital (SRH)

  • 1968 became the fist licensed rehabilitation hospital in Colorado
  • Outstanding Service to Seniors in Aurora AwardAcute Rehabilitation Program and Brain Injury Specialty
  • Accreditation – The Rehabilitation Accreditation Commission
  • Foothills Award – Colorado Performance Excellence– 2005
  • American Academy for the Certification of Brain Injury Specialists - Spalding has more certified staff than any treatment facility in Colorado

    Swedish Medical Center (SMC)

    • Accredited by The Joint Commission
    • Accredited by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer 
    • Annual winner of the National Research Corporation’s Consumer Choice Award for hospitals in the Denver-Metro area
    • American Heart Association (AHA)/American Stroke Association (ASA) Gold Plus Award (sole recipient in Colorado) - Stroke
    • AHA/ASA Gold Award — NCDR-ACTION Registry
    • AHA/ASA Silver Award — Heart Failure
    • AHA/ASA Silver Award — Coronary Artery Disease
    • Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence®, American Society for Metabolic Bariatric Surgery
    • Blue Distinction Center for Spine Surgery from Blue Cross, Blue Shield
    • Center of Excellence for Spine Surgery from United Health
    • Center of Excellence for Spine Surgery from NeuroSource
    • Center of Excellence for Neurosciences & Regional Neurotrauma Referral Center
    • Designated Aetna Institute of Quality Orthopedic Care Spine Surgery
    • Designated member of OptumHealth Centers of Excellence network for Bariatric Resources Services
    • Founder Stroke AlertSM
    • Joint Commission Certification in Coronary Artery Disease, Open Heart Surgery and Heart Failure
    • Joint Commission Certification in Advanced Stroke Care — the first and only four-time certified Stroke Center in the region
    • Colorado's first Comprehensive Stoke Center as certified by The Joint Commission
    • Recognized by Donor Alliance as the #1 hospital for organ donation in Colorado and Wyoming for two years in a row