Awards

2015 Awards

Healthgrades Rankings

  • One of Healthgrades America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery™ (2015)
  • One of Healthgrades America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Vascular Surgery™ (2015)
  • Recipient of the Healthgrades Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award™ (2011-2015)
  • Recipient of the Healthgrades Vascular Surgery Excellence Award™ (2011-2015)
  • Recipient of the Healthgrades Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2009-2014)
  • Recipient of the Healthgrades Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2013-2014)

Healthgrades Rankings – Top 10% or better in the U.S.

  • Ranked Among the Top 5% in the Nation for Cardiac Surgery (2015)
  • Ranked Among the Top 10% in the Nation for Cardiac Surgery (2011-2015)
  • Ranked Among the Top 5% in the Nation for Vascular Surgery (2011-2015)
  • Ranked Among the Top 5% in the Nation for Patient Safety (2013-2014)
  • Ranked Among the Top 10% in the Nation for Outstanding Patient Experience (2009-2014)

Healthgrades Rankings – 5-Star Achievements

  • Five-Star Recipient for Coronary Bypass Surgery (2005-2015)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Valve Surgery (2015)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Pacemaker Procedures (2014-2015)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Repair of Abdominal Aorta (2014-2015)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Carotid Surgery (2005-2015)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Peripheral Vascular Bypass (2011-2015)

2014 Awards

Healthgrades Rankings

  • Recipient of the HealthGrades Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2009-2013)
  • Recipient of the HealthGrades Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award™ (2011-2014)
  • Recipient of the HealthGrades Vascular Surgery Excellence Award™ (2011-2014)
  • Recipient of the HealthGrades Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2013)

Healthgrades Rankings – Top 10% or better in the U.S.

  • Ranked Among the Top 10% in the Nation for Cardiac Surgery (2011-2014)
  • Ranked Among the Top 5% in the Nation for Vascular Surgery (2011-2014)
  • Ranked Among the Top 10% in the Nation for Outstanding Patient Experience (2009-2013)
  • Ranked Among the Top 5% in the Nation for Patient Safety (2013)

Healthgrades Rankings – 5-Star Achievements

  • Five-Star Recipient for Coronary Bypass Surgery (2005-2014)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Repair of Abdominal Aorta (2014)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Carotid Surgery (2005-2014)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Peripheral Vascular Bypass (2011-2014)

2013 Awards

Healthgrades Rankings – #1 in Nebraska

  • Ranked #1 in Nebraska for Overall Cardiac Services (2006-2013)
  • Ranked #1 in Nebraska for Cardiac Surgery (2011-2013)
  • Ranked #1 in Nebraska for Cardiology Services (2013)
  • Ranked #1 in Nebraska for Vascular Surgery (2007-2013)

Healthgrades Rankings – Top 10% or better in the U.S.

  • Ranked in the Top 5% in the Nation for Outstanding Patient Experience (2009-2012)
  • Ranked Among the Top 10% in the Nation for Cardiac Surgery (2011-2013)
  • Ranked Among the Top 5% in the Nation for Vascular Surgery (2011-2013)

Healthgrades Rankings – 5-Star Achievements**

  • Five-Star Recipient for Coronary Bypass Surgery (2005-2013)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Heart Failure (2005-2013)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Pneumonia (2013)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Vascular Surgery (2011-2013)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Carotid Surgery (2005-2013)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Peripheral Vascular Bypass (2011-2013)

** Patients who choose 5-star rated hospitals have a 53.36% higher risk of surviving compared to the U.S. hospital average.

2012 Awards

Healthgrades Rankings – #1 in Nebraska

  • Ranked #1 in Nebraska for Overall Cardiac Services (2006-2012)
  • Ranked #1 in Nebraska for Coronary Interventional Procedures (2008-2012)
  • Ranked #1 in Nebraska for Cardiac Surgery (2011-2012)
  • Ranked #1 in Nebraska for for Vascular Surgery (2007-2012)

Healthgrades Rankings – Top 10% or better in the U.S.

  • Ranked among the Top 5% of hospitals in the U.S. for Outstanding Patient Experience (2009-2012)
  • Ranked among the Top 2% of hospitals in the U.S. for Cardiac Surgery (2012)
  • Ranked among the Top 3% of hospitals in the U.S. for Cardiac Services (2012)
  • Ranked among the Top 10% in the Nation for Overall Cardiac Services (2008-2012)
  • Ranked among the Top 5% of hospitals in the U.S. for Vascular Surgery (2011-2012)

Healthgrades Rankings – 5-Star Achievements**

  • Five-Star Rated for Overall Cardiac Services (2010-2012)
  • Five-Star Rated for Cardiac Surgery (2012)
  • Five-Star Rated for Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery (2005-2012)
  • Five-Star Rated for Coronary Interventional Procedures (2008-2012)

2011 Awards

Healthgrades Rankings – #1 in Nebraska

  • Ranked #1 in Nebraska for all areas of cardiac and vascular care
  • Ranked #1 in Nebraska for Cardiology Services for 6 years in a row (2006-2011)
  • Ranked #1 in Nebraska for Coronary Interventional Procedures for 4 years in a row (2008-2011)
  • Ranked #1 in Nebraska for Overall Cardiac Care for 6 years in a row (2006-2011)
  • Ranked #1 in Nebraska for Cardiac Surgery in 2011
  • Ranked #1 in Nebraska for for Vascular Surgery for 5 years in a row (2007-2011)

Healthgrades Rankings – Top 10% or better in the U.S.

  • The only Nebraska hospital to be ranked in the top 10% in the nation for any area of cardiac or vascular care.
  • One of only two hospitals in the nation to be ranked in the top 10% in the U.S. for all areas of cardiac and vascular care
  • Ranked among the Top 5% of hospitals in the U.S. for Overall Cardiac Care (2 years in a row)
  • Ranked among the Top 5% of hospitals in the U.S. for Cardiology Services (2 years in a row)
  • Ranked among the Top 10% of hospitals in the U.S. for Cardiac Surgery in 2011
  • Ranked among the Top 10% of hospitals in the U.S. for Coronary Interventional Procedures (2 years in a row)
  • Ranked among the Top 10% of hospitals in the U.S. for Vascular Surgery in 2011

Healthgrades Rankings – 5-Star Achievements**

  • Five-Star Rated for Overall Cardiac Care
  • Five-Star Rated for Cardiac Surgery
  • Five-Star Rated for Cardiology Services
  • Five-Star Rated for Vascular Surgery
  • Five-Star Rated for Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery
  • Five-Star Rated for Coronary Interventional Procedures
  • Five-Star Rated for Treatment of Heart Attack
  • Five-Star Rated for Treatment of Congestive Heart Failure
  • Five-Star Rated for Carotid Surgery
  • Five-Star Rated for Peripheral Vascular Bypass Surgery

** Patients who choose 5-star rated hospitals have a 53.36% higher risk of surviving compared to the U.S. hospital average.

2010 Awards

Healthgrades Rankings – #1 in Nebraska

  • Ranked #1 in Nebraska for Overall Cardiac Care for 5 years in a row (2006-2010)
  • Ranked #1 in Nebraska for Cardiology Services for 5 years in a row (2006-2010)
  • Ranked #1 in Nebraska for Coronary Interventional Procedures for 3 years in a row (2008-2010)
  • Ranked among the Top 5 in Nebraska for Cardiac Surgery for 5 years in a row (2006-2010)
  • Ranked #1 in Nebraska for Vascular Surgery for 4 years in a row (2007-2010)

Healthgrades Rankings – Top 10% or better in the U.S.

  • Ranked among the Top 5% in the Nation for Overall Cardiac Care in 2010
  •  Ranked among the Top 5% in the Nation for Cardiology Services in 2010
  • Ranked among the Top 10% in the Nation for Coronary Interventional Procedures in 2010
  • Recipient of the Healthgrades Cardiac Care Excellence Award™ for 3 consecutive years (2008-2010)
  • Recipient of the Healthgrades Coronary Interventional Excellence Award™ in 2010
  • Recipient of the Healthgrades Vascular Surgery Excellence Award™ for 4 consecutive years (2006-2009)

Healthgrades Rankings – 5-Star Ratings**

  • 5-Star rated for Overall Cardiac Care in 2010
  • 5-Star rated for Cardiology Services in 2010
  • 5-Star rated for Coronary Bypass Surgery for 5 years in a row (2006-2010)
  • 5-Star rated for Coronary Interventional Procedures for 3 years in a row (2008-2010)
  • 5-Star rated for Treatment of Heart Attack in 2010
  • 5-Star rated for Treatment of Heart Failure for 5 years in a row (2006-2010)
  • Received the Highest Possible Star Ratings for Treatment of Heart Failure for 5 years in a row (2006-2010)
  • 5-Star rated for Carotid Surgery for 5 years in a row (2006-2010)
  • 5-Star rated for Vascular Surgery in 2007

** Patients who choose 5-star rated hospitals have a 53.36% higher risk of surviving compared to the U.S. hospital average.

American Heart Association

  • Recipient of the American Heart Association’s “Gold” level award for the “Get With The Guidelines” program.

2009

  • For the third consecutive year, awarded the American Heart Association’s Gold level awardfor the “Get With The Guidelines” program.

2008

  • Recognized by Thomson Reuters as a “100 Top Hospitals Cardiovascular Benchmarks for Success”.
  • Received the “Quality Respiratory Care Recognition” award from the American Association for Respiratory Care.
  • Received the American Heart Association’s “Gold” level award for the “Get With the Guidelines” program.

2007

  • Recognized by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska as the state’s first recipient of the “Quality Award.”
  • Recognized by Thomson Reuters as a “100 Top Hospitals Cardiovascular Benchmarks for Success.”
  • Received the American Heart Association’s “Gold” level award for the “Get With The Guidelines” program.

2006

  • Received the American Heart Association’s “Silver” level award for the “Get With The Guidelines” program.
  • Recognized by Thomson Reuters as a “100 Top Hospitals Cardiovascular Benchmarks for Success.”
  • Selected by CIMRO of Nebraska (Nebraska’s Medicare Quality Improvement Organization) as a member of a select group of hospitals to participate in the state’s “Surgical Care Improvement Project.”

2005

  • Received the designation as a “UnitedHealth Premium Cardiac Specialty Center” from UnitedHealthcare.
  • Recognized by the American Heart Association for the “Bronze” level award for the “Get With The Guidelines” program.