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Awards & Recognition

  • 2014

  • 2013

    • Woodwinds Health Campus was listed in the top 100 hospitals in the nation for the third time by Truven Health Analytics, formerly known as the health business of Thomson Reuters.
    • Minneapolis Star Tribune recognized HealthEast at a 2013 Top Workplace
    • Becker's Hospital Review named Woodwinds Health Campus as one of the country’s "100 Great Community Hospitals" for a second time
    • U.S. News & World Report's ranked St. John’s, St. Joseph’s and Woodwinds hospitals as top hospitals in the Twin Cities
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota recognized St. Joseph’s Hospital for quality in cardiac care
    • HealthEast is the first Minnesota health care network/system to be recognized as a "Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality" in the Healthcare Equality Index 2013
    • St. John’s Hospital is recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of Minnesota's "Best Hospitals"
    • HealthEast Kidney Stone Institute achieved a first-of-its-kind, disease-specific care certification for kidney stone disease from The Joint Commission
    • Woodwinds Health Campus was named by the The Joint Commission as one of 2013's Top Performers in Quality Measures
    • Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal named St. John’s, St. Joseph’s and Woodwinds to the list of 25 Top Cancer Centers
    • HealthEast Home Care was named a 2013 Home Care Elite among the top 25 percent of home care agencies in the U.S. for its exceptional performance in the reduction of hospital re-admission rates
  • 2012

    • Named a "Best Place to Work" for the seventh time by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal
    • St. Joseph's Hospital is named to the list of 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals in the U.S. by Truven Health Analytics (formerly Thomson Reuters)
    • Woodwinds Health Campus named one of the 2012 Top 100 Hospitals in the U.S. by Truven Health Analytics (formerly Thomson Reuters)
    • HealthEast recognized for excellence by the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners and International Lactation Consultant Association
  • 2011

    • Woodwinds ranked a “Best Hospital” in the Twin Cities by U.S. News Media & World Report’s 2011-12 Best Hospitals rankings
    • 2011 HealthPartners Innovation in Health Care Awards:
      • Bethesda Hospital: Ventilator Liberation, An Innovative Interdisciplinary Model for Patient Care
      • HealthEast Kidney Stone Institute: Successful Outpatient Management of Kidney Stone Disease
      • St. John's Hospital: Late Pre-Term Infant Program
    • HealthEast Physician Services received 2011 Partners in Excellence Award by HealthPartners
    • HealthEast Kidney Stone Institute recognized by Medica’s 2011 "Raising the Bar: Rewarding Innovation in Transformational Care Delivery"
    • Woodwinds received HealthGrades 2011 Outstanding Patient Experience Award™
    • Bethesda Hospital received 2011 Innovation Award by National Association of Long-Term Hospitals for Ventilator Liberation
    • St. Joseph's received Patient Safety Excellence Award by HealthGrades
    • St. John’s awarded a "Best Practice" certificate from the Advisory Board Company for communications that effectively bring essential information to nurses
    • HealthEast Clinics received Bridges to Excellence awards sponsored by Buyer's Health Care Action Group
    • Bethesda Hospital received Celebrate Business Success Award from the St. Paul Chamber of Commerce
    • Bethesda Hospital's Respiratory Care program received Quality Respiratory Care Recognition from the American Association for Respiratory Care
    • HealthEast Care System received the 2011 Gallup Great Workplace Award
    • Best Places to Work – from the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal. HealthEast achieved the award based on:
      • Great results from hundreds of employees who completed the Business Journal's survey
      • Low employee turnover rate
      • High employee, patient and physician satisfaction rates
  • 2010

    • Same Day Surgery at Woodwinds Health Campus recognized by the Studer Group for Excellence in Patient Care
    • St. John’s Hospital recognized by HealthPartners Innovation in Health Care Awards for Tracking Results Pending at Discharge
    • HealthEast Care System receives McKesson's 2010 Distinguished Achievement Award for technology innovation
    • HealthEast Clinics received the Excellence in Patient Care - Physician Office Setting from the Studer Group
    • HealthEast was named one of the "Top 50 U.S. Health Systems" by Thomson Reuters
    • HealthEast Care System receives Achievement in Innovation Award by the Disparities Leadership Program
    • HealthPartners: Partners in Excellence 2009-2010
      • Evidence-Based Cervical Cancer Screening
      • Patient Experience – Talking About Choices for Treatment
      • Patient Experience – Being Informed About Patients Needs
    • HealthEast Care System awarded by Joint Commission Resources for efforts to increase influenza vaccination rate
    • Woodwinds is among the 20 Most Beautiful Hospitals in the U.S. according to rankings by Soliant Health
    • HealthEast was awarded the Innovation of the Year in Patient Care award by the Minnesota Hospital Association
    • Woodwinds was named to the list of Top 100 Hospitals in the U.S. according to national ranking by Thomson Reuters
  • 2009

    • HealthEast was named one of the "Top 10 U.S. Health Systems" by Thomson Reuters
    • Innovation of the Year in Patient Care award from the Minnesota Hospital Association - for HealthEast Maternity Care's successful Perinatal Safety program
    • Woodwinds was named a 2009 Best Minnesota Hospital Workplace by the Minnesota Hospital Association for it's holistic model of care and healing environment for staff and patients
    • 2009 Eleven Who Care – Prestigious KARE 11 award to Kelly Moore for her outstanding  contributions at St. John’s.
    • 2009 Eleven Who Care – Prestigious KARE 11 award to John Mastel for his outstanding volunteer contributions at Bethesda and St. Joseph’s.
    • Best Places to Work – from the Minneapolis St. Paul Business Journal.
    • Top 100 Best Places to Work in Healthcare – For two consecutive years, Modern Heathcare named HealthEast one of the Top 100 "Best Places to Work in Healthcare" — in the nation. In 2009, HealthEast was one of just two health care organizations in the Twin Cities to receive this honor.