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Awards & Recognitions

We’re committed to providing the best possible care using every resource available to us, we invest heavily in our people and facilities.  Throughout our 80 year history, St. Joseph Health has often been recognized for providing exceptional patient care with excellent outcomes. Here are some of the more recent healthcare industry awards and recognitions we’ve received.

Awards & Recognitions

  • Mission: Lifeline STEMI Receiving Center - Silver Plus Award (2019)
  • Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus for Regional Hospital (2018)
  •  IBM Watson Health ™ named St. Joseph Health among its list of 15 Top Health Systems™, second in small hospital systems nationwide
  • Get With The Guidelines®-Heart Failure Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award (2017-2018)
  • Mission: Lifeline NSTEMI Bronze Award (2017-2018)
  • Mission: Lifeline STEMI Receiving Center – Bronze Plus Award (2017-2018)
  • Aetna Institutes of Quality® for Cardiac Medical Intervention, Cardiac Rhythm and Cardiac Surgery Program (2018)
  • Quest Award for High-value Healthcare, Grimes Hospital
  • Spine Surgery Excellence Award™ 2016
  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award™ 2016
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ 2016
  • Re-designated as Level II Trauma Center by ACOS/DSHS
  • Accredited as a Chest Pain Center with PCI and Resuscitation, the highest CPC designation awarded
  • Bill Aston Award for Quality for Madison Hospital
  • Designated as a Patient Centered Medical Home (5 of our primary care clinics)
  • CHI CEO Recognition for Financial Stability, for St. Joseph Health Madison Hospital
  • CHI CEO Recognition for Outcomes Management, for St. Joseph Health Burleson Hospital
  • CHI CEO Recognition for Top Performance in Quality and Safety for St. Joseph Health Regional Hospital


Accreditations & Certifications

  • Level II Emergency & Trauma Center, the highest in the region
  • Certified Primary Stroke Center by the Joint Commission, Regional Hospital
  • Certifed Support Stroke Center by the Texas Department of State Health Services, Burleson Hospital, Grimes Hospital, Madison Hospital
  • Accredited v5 Chest Pain Center with Primary PCI and Resuscitation
  • Accredited Inpatient Rehabilitation Center by CARF
  • Accredited Breast Center of Excellence by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC)
  • Accredited Sleep Center by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM)
  • Accredited Cardiac Rehab Program by the American Association of Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACPC)
  • Accredited Surgical Weight Loss Program by the Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery Accreditation & Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQI)
  • Certifed as Patient Centered Medical Home Clinics by The National Center for Quality Assurance (NCQA) for Primary Care Clinics 
  • Accredited by the Joint Commission for Skilled Nursing & Rehab Burleson


Local Awards

  • The Eagle's Readers' Choice Award for Best Urgent Care/Emergency Center (2009-2015, 2017-2018)
  • The Eagle's Readers' Choice Award for Best Rehab Center (2010-2012)
  • The Eagle's Readers' Choice Award for Best Hospital (2015, 2017-2018)
  • Best of the Brazos Winner for Best Hospital (2010-2013)
  • Best of the Brazos Winner for Best Urgent Care (2008-2015, 2017-2018)
  • Best of the Brazos Winner for Best Skilled Nursing and Rehab (2017-2018)
  • Best of the Brazos Winner for Best Assisted Living (2016-2017)
  • Best of the Brazos Winner of Best Cancer Center (2017-2018)

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