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Awards

Healthgrades

  Magnet

The Joint Commission

Thomson Reuters (Truven)

U.S. News and World Report

Service Line Awards


Always Out in Front with the Best Care

With six major facilities and more than 7,300 employees, including associates from St. Elizabeth Physicians, St. Elizabeth Healthcare is not only the largest healthcare provider in Northern Kentucky, but also continually recognized as one of the nation’s best. Time and again, our organization has been lauded for exceptional care by an array of respected sources. These awards and accolades only help to show that St. Elizabeth Healthcare and our community really are better together.



Mayo Clinic Care Network

In November, 2012, St. Elizabeth Heathcare became the first healthcare system in Kentucky, Ohio or Indiana to have been selected as a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network. Click here for more information about the Mayo Clinic Care Network.



Healthgrades

Healthgrades cited St. Elizabeth Edgewood as a Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence and was ranked among the top 5% nationally for clinical excellence for eleven years in a row (2003 – 2013). We were also named one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals by HealthGrades (2007 - 2013) seven years in a row with key distinctions coming in the areas of cardiology, orthopaedics, neurosciences, pulmonary services, gastrointestinal care and critical care. 

Key Healthgrades Distinctions

America's Best 100 Hospitals

  • One of Healthgrades America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery™ (St. Elizabeth Edgewood, 2013)
  • One of Healthgrades America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Pulmonary Care™ (St. Elizabeth Edgewood, 2013)

Cardiology

  • Recipient of the Healthgrades Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award™ (St. Elizabeth Edgewood, 2013)
  • Ranked Among the Top 10% in the Nation for Cardiac Surgery in 2013
  • Ranked #1 in KY for Overall Cardiac Services in 2013
  • Ranked #1 in KY for Cardiac Surgery in 2013
  • Ranked #1 in KY for Coronary Interventional Procedures in 2013
  • Ranked Among the Top 10 in KY for Overall Cardiac Services for 11 Years in a Row (2003-2013)
  • Ranked Among the Top 5 in KY for Cardiology Services for 11 Years in a Row (2003-2013)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Cardiac Surgery in 2013
  • Five-Star Recipient for Coronary Bypass Surgery in 2013
  • Five-Star Recipient for Coronary Interventional Procedures in 2013
  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Heart Attack for 10 Years in a Row (St. Elizabeth Florence, 2005-2014)

Critical Care

  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Respiratory Failure (St. Elizabeth Ft. Thomas, 2014)
  • Recipient of the Healthgrades Critical Care Excellence Award™ for 5 Years in a Row (St. Elizabeth Edgewood, 2009-2013)
  • Ranked Among the Top 10% in the Nation for Critical Care for 5 Years in a Row (2009-2013)
  • Ranked Among the Top 5 in KY for Critical Care for 5 Years in a Row (2009-2013)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Sepsis for 5 Years in a Row (St. Elizabeth Florence, 2010-2014)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Pulmonary Embolism for 3 Years in a Row (St. Elizabeth Edgewood, 2012-2014)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Respiratory Failure for 2 Years in a Row (St. Elizabeth Florence, 2013-2014)

Emergency Medicine

  • Recipient of the Healthgrades Emergency Medicine Excellence Award™ for 3 Years in a Row (St. Elizabeth Edgewood, 2010-2012)
  • Ranked Among the Top 5% in the Nation for Emergency Medicine for 3 Years in a Row (St. Elizabeth Edgewood, 2010-2012)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Emergency Medicine for 3 Years in a Row (St. Elizabeth Edgewood, 2010-2012)

Gastrointestinal

  • Five-Star Recipient for Colorectal Surgeries (St. Elizabeth Florence, 2014)
  • Ranked Among the Top 5 in KY for GI Medical Treatment for 5 Years in a Row (2009-2013)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Bowel Obstruction for 2 Years in a Row (2012-2013)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Pancreatitis in 2013

Neurosciences

  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Stroke for 5 Years in a Row (St. Elizabeth Edgewood, 2010-2014)
  • Ranked Among the Top 5 in KY for Neurosciences for 2 Years in a Row (2012-2013)
  • Ranked Among the Top 5 in KY for Treatment of Stroke for 4 Years in a Row (2010-2013)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Stroke for 4 Years in a Row (2010-2013)

Orthopaedics

  • Five-Star Recipient for Total Knee Replacement (St. Elizabeth Edgewood, 2014)
  • Ranked #1 in KY for Spine Surgery for 5 Years in a Row (2009-2013)
  • Ranked Among the Top 5 in KY for Overall Orthopaedic Services for 8 Years in a Row (2006-2013)
  • Ranked Among the Top 5 in KY for Spine Surgery for 5 Years in a Row (2009-2013)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Spine Surgery for 8 Years in a Row (2006-2013)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Back and Neck Surgery (except Spinal Fusion) for 11 Years in a Row (2003-2013)

Pulmonary

  • Recipient of the HealthGrades Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ for 10 Years in a Row (St. Elizabeth Edgewood, 2005-2014)
  • Ranked Among the Top 5% in the Nation for Overall Pulmonary Services in 2013
  • Ranked Among the Top 10% in the Nation for Overall Pulmonary Services for 11 Years in a Row (St. Elizabeth Edgewood, 2004-2014)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Overall Pulmonary Services for 10 Years in a Row (2004-2013)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease for 10 Years in a Row (2004-2013)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Pneumonia for 12 Years in a Row (St. Elizabeth Edgewood, 2003-2014)

 



Magnet™

St. Elizabeth was also the first in Greater Cincinnati to achieve Magnet™ designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) in 2006 and was re-designated in 2010 (St. Elizabeth Covington, Edgewood, Grant).


The Joint Commission

2013
St. Elizabeth Ft. Thomas, St. Elizabeth Edgewood and St. Elizabeth Grant were named among the nation’s Top Performers on Key Quality Measures in 2013 for attaining and sustaining excellence in the following measure sets:

  • Heart attack
  • Heart failure
  • Pneumonia

2012
St. Elizabeth Edgewood, St. Elizabeth Ft. Thomas and St. Elizabeth Grant have been recognized as Top Performers for 2012 in heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical care by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of healthcare organizations in America.


Thomson Reuters (Truven)

St. Elizabeth was named a “100 Top Hospital” by Thomson Reuters (1998, 2007 - 2011) six times including five years in a row.


U.S. News and World Report

U.S. News and World Report ranked three hospitals at St. Elizabeth Healthcare in its 24th annual Best Hospitals rankings edition which showcases more than 720 of the nation’s roughly 5,000 hospitals. St. Elizabeth Edgewood was ranked #1 in Kentucky and #4 in Cincinnati; St. Elizabeth Ft. Thomas and St. Elizabeth Florence tied for #8 in both Cincinnati and Kentucky.

St. Elizabeth Edgewood earned a “high performing” designation in 11 specialties, including Cancer, Cardiology and Heart Surgery, Diabetes & Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Nephrology, Neurology and Neurosurgery, Orthopaedics, Pulmonology and Urology.


Service Line Awards

St. Elizabeth has been voted a “Best Place to Work in Greater Cincinnati” by the Cincinnati Business Courier three times (2005, 2007, 2008) and has been a finalist two times (2006, 2009).  St. Elizabeth was also inducted into the Business Courier’s Hall of Fame category in 2008.

Awards & Recognitions

  • America’s 50 Best Hospitals (St. Elizabeth Edgewood) – HealthGrades, '07, '08, '09,'10, '11, '12
  • 100 Top Hospital (St. Elizabeth Covington, Edgewood and Grant) – Thomson Reuters '98,'07, '08, '09,'10 , '11
  • Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence (St. Elizabeth Edgewood) – HealthGrades, '03-'11
  • Region’s first Magnet™ Hospital (St. Elizabeth Edgewood, Covington, and Grant) - American Nursing Credentialing Center '06; Re-designated '10
  • American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence® - Re-designated '09-'12
  • Premium Specialty Center for Total Joint Replacement & Spine Surgery – United Healthcare '10
  • America’s Best Hospitals for Respiratory Care - U.S. News & World Report '09
  • Greater Cincinnati’s Best Place to Work - Cincinnati Business Courier
    Winner - '05, '07, '08
    Finalist - '06, '09
    Hall of Fame Inductee - '08
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award – HealthGrades '09
  • Top 50 U.S. hospitals for endocrinology - U.S. News & World Report '07
  • Accreditation with commendation for Cancer Care (St. Elizabeth Edgewood & Ft. Thomas) - Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACOS) '10
  • Primary Stroke Certification, Gold Seal of Approval™ for stroke care - Joint Commission ’06; Re-designated ’10
  • Top 3.4 percent of U.S. hospitals for physician satisfaction - '07
  • Cardiac Center for Excellence - United Healthcare '05
  • Hospital Quality Improvement Excellence Award – Health Care Excel '05
  • One of best U.S. respiratory, neurology & neurosurgery hospitals - U.S. News & World Report '04
  • 3-Star Rated by the Society for Thoracic Surgeons (STS) - '08, '09, '10, '11
  • Best Hospital in Obstetrics (St. Elizabeth Edgewood) - Women's Choice Award, '12, '14
  • Best Hospital in Heart Care (St. Elizabeth Edgewood) - Women's Choice Award, '14 
  • Best Hospital in Emergency Care (St. Elizabeth Edgewood) - Women's Choice Award, '14
  • America's 100 Best Hospitals (St. Elizabeth Edgewood) - Women's Choice Award, '13
  • Wound Care Centers of Distinction (St. Elizbeth Covington, St. Elizabeth Ft. Thomas) - Healogics, Inc., '13


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