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Awards and Recognitions

Allegheny Health System
Allegheny General Hospital
West Penn Hospital
Allegheny Valley Hospital
Canonsburg Hospital
Forbes Hospital


Allegheny Health System

Thomson Reuters Study Touts Allegheny Health System as one of Nation’s Leaders in Patient Care Quality for Third Consecutive Year


Thompson Reuters names Allegheny Health System one of the nation's top 5 health systems for the second consecutive year.


The West Penn Allegheny Bariatric Surgery Center:
Ranked No. 1 in Pennsylvania six years in a row


47 physicians from Allegheny Health System representing 24 medical specialties, are recognized in the 2011 May issue of Pittsburgh Magazine for being among America’s top doctors in their respective fields.


Eighty six physicians have been recognized in the latest edition of The Best Doctors in America, a peer-review based guide to the nation’s top healthcare professionals.

 


Allegheny General Hospital

Allegheny General Hospital has been recognized by U.S. News & World Reports in 9 areas of excellence.

Allegheny General Hospital has been recognized by US News and World Report as one of the country’s best hospitals.



 


2010 Blue Distinction Center for
Hip and Knee Replacement

Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield

 


2010 Blue Distinction CenterBlue Distinction award Spine Surgery
for Spine Surgery

Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield

 


2011 Get With The Guidelines – Heart Failure Gold Achievement Award 
American Heart Association


Coronary Artery Disease Gold Performance Achievement Award2009 Get With The Guidelines –Coronary Artery Disease Gold Performance Achievement Award
American Heart Association


“2007 and 2008 Get With The Guidelines Stroke Gold Performance Achievement Award”
American Heart Association
American Stroke Association


 Primary Stroke Center Accredited as a Primary Stroke Center by the Joint Commission 

 


100 Top Hospitals” for the treatment of strokeOne of the nation’s “100 Top Hospitals” for the treatment of stroke
Solucient Inc.

 


Among “America’s Best Hospitals” for stroke care
HCIA-Sachs


 

 

West Penn Hospital

 

West Penn Hospital has been recognized by U.S. News & World Reports in 4 areas of excellence
2009 Award for Quality West Penn Hospital was the only hospital in the region and one of just 23 hospitals in the nation to win the 2009 Award for Quality from Premier healthcare alliance, recognizing outstanding patient care and operational efficiency
One Of The Nation’s 100 Top Hospitals West Penn Hospital was named One of the Nation’s 100 Top Hospitals 2008 by Thomson Reuters
2008 Everest Award West Penn Hospital received a 2008 Thomson Reuters Everest Award for delivering the fastest rate of improvement over five years
2008 American College of Surgeons' Commission on Cancer West Penn Hospital was accredited in 2008 by the American College of Surgeons' Commission on Cancer

In 2006, West Penn Hospital became the first hospital in Pittsburgh and western Pennsylvania to achieve Magnet Recognition status from the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

In 2012, West Penn Hospital became the first in the region to be redesignated Magnet®

burn center West Penn Burn Center is the only burn center to earn verification from the American Burn Association and the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma for both pediatric and adult burn care.
West Penn Burn Center received its sixth verification for both pediatric and adult burn care in 2013.
 
ascular Lab Accreditation The Non-invasive Vascular Laboratory at West Penn Hospital, accredited by the Intersocietal Commission on Vascular Lab Accreditation in 1999, was the first in Pittsburgh and one of the first 10 in the country to receive this accreditation

 

Allegheny Valley Hospital

 

Allegheny Valley Hospital has been recognized by U.S. News & World Reports and placed fifth in the region for oveall quality care. Allegheny Valley Hospital was also noted for its excellence in Gastroenterology, Geriatrics, Pulmonology and Urology.

 

 Recognized by Forbes.com as being one America’s Safest Hospitals


“Best Hospital” in the A-K Valley for the ninth consecutive year

Valley News Dispatch
2011 Reader’s Choice Awards


“Best Physical Therapy” facility for the fifth year
Valley News Dispatch
2009 Reader’s Choice Awards


Canonsburg Hospital

2008 Achievement Awards2008 Achievement Awards
Hospital Association of Pennsylvania

(The winning entry in the operational excellence category was titled, "Patient-focused Changes in Emergency Department Processes Lead to Increased Patient Satisfaction and Growth.")



 Forbes Hospital

Forbes Hospital has been recognized by U.S. News & World Reports in 6 areas of excellence.

 


 

 

2010 Forbes Heart Surgery Program Recognized as one of 50 Best in Nation by Society of Thoracic Surgeons. Published by Consumer Reports.


 

2010 Blue Distinction Center for Cardiac Care2010 Blue Distinction Center for Cardiac Care Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield


accredited Chest Pain CenterThe first hospital in the Pittsburgh region to be named an accredited Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers

 

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