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Accolades, Awards and Recognitions

Parkview Medical Center is extremely proud of our achievements and recognitions. The entire team; employees, physicians, volunteers and board of directors, all play a key role in enhancing patient experiences which ultimately leads to Parkview being recognized nationally for our efforts.

U.S. News Ranks Parkview as High-Performing Hospital

Best Regional Hospital Badge

U.S. News & World Report released its annual Best Hospitals rankings. This year’s Best Hospitals, the 25th annual edition, showcases more than 700 of the nation’s roughly 5,000 hospitals. Parkview Medical Center has been recognized as a High Performing Hospital in Orthopedics.

U.S. News & World Report also ranked Parkview Medical Center in the top hospitals in Colorado and the Best Hospitals in Southeastern Colorado. Parkview was the only medical center south of Denver to be recognized as high performing in any specialty areas. This is the fourth consecutive year Parkview has been recognized by U.S. News and World Report.

Parkview Recognized for Providing Exemplary Service

Avatar Solutions, a leading provider of Patient, CAHPS, Employee, and Physician Surveys, recently announced its 2013 award-winning hospital partners. Highlighting its consistent dedication to providing a high-quality patient experience, Parkview Medical Center is being awarded “Exemplary Service – Overall Best Performer.”

Avatar Solutions’ awards are meant to honor significant accomplishments in patient satisfaction and innovation in healthcare settings. The Exemplary Service- Overall Best Performer is awarded to the top facilities in Avatar’s national database with the highest overall, combined score in inpatient, outpatient, emergency department and ambulatory surgery. The award recognizes high performing facilities that demonstrate consistency of experiences by patient type throughout the organization. Being recognized with this award, puts Parkview Medical Center in an elite group of hospitals, the top 3% of Avatar’s 500 plus hospitals across the country.

Parkview Medical Center Receives Women’s Choice Award® for Providing Outstanding Overall Patient Experience

Parkview Medical Center has received the 2014 Women’s Choice Award for being voted one of America’s Best Hospitals for Patient Experience by women. This distinction is the only award that identifies the country’s best healthcare institutions based on robust criteria that consider female patient satisfaction and what women say they want from a hospital including quality physician communications, responsiveness of nurses and support staff, cleanliness and trusted referrals from other women.
The America’s 100 Best Hospitals scoring process is unique in that it is the ONLY national list that focuses on female patient satisfaction. The process begins with scores derived for each hospital in the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) database. The score takes a subset of the questions HCAHPS uses that research and experience shows are more important to women than to men. Weight is applied to each of those questions to adjust for relative importance to arrive at a numerical score.

Parkview earns Get with the Guidelines Award

Stroke Care

Parkview Medical Center has received the Get With The Guidelines®–Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association. The award recognizes Parkview’s commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of care by ensuring that stroke patients receive treatment according to nationally accepted guidelines.

Get With The Guidelines–Stroke helps Parkview’s staff develop and implement acute and secondary prevention guideline processes to improve patient care and outcomes. The program provides hospitals with a web-based patient management tool, best practice discharge protocols and standing orders, along with a robust registry and real-time benchmarking capabilities to track performance.

Heart Failure Care

Parkview Medical Center has received the Get With The Guidelines®–Heart Failure Gold Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology Foundation secondary prevention guidelines for heart failure patients.
        Get With The Guidelines–Heart Failure is a quality improvement program that helps hospital teams provide the most up-to-date, research-based guidelines with the goal of speeding recovery and reducing hospital readmissions for heart failure patients.
     Parkview Medical Center earned the award by meeting specific quality achievement measures for the diagnosis and treatment of heart failure patients at a set level for a designated period. These measures include proper use of medications and aggressive risk-reduction therapies such as cholesterol-lowering drugs, beta-blockers, ACE inhibitors, aspirin, diuretics and anticoagulants while patients are in the hospital. Before patients are discharged, they also receive education on managing their heart failure and overall health, as well as referrals for cardiac rehabilitation.Parkview named Plan Sponsor Finalist

Parkview Medical Center named as Plan Sponsor of the Year Finalist

Parkview Medical Center, as well as its employee retirement plan, was recently selected as a finalist for the 2012 PLANSPONSOR Plan Sponsor of the Year award. Each year, the editors of PLANSPONSOR magazine, the industry’s leading resource for pension and benefits related news, recognize plan sponsors that demonstrate leadership in providing a more secure retirement for workers.

In addition to Parkview, the Corporate 401 (k) large finalists are: Beckman Coulter; Land O Lakes; Lufthansa German Airlines; Mountaire Corp.; and Symantec. Strong investment performance, rigorous corporate governance, and an enduring commitment to participant education are the hallmarks of distinction of PLANSPONSOR’s Plan Sponsor of the Year awards.

Parkview recognized by United Way of Pueblo

Parkview earns Corporate Leadership Award of Excellence

Parkview Medical Center employees are committed to improving the health of the community and one of the ways they demonstrate that commitment is through their generosity.  Each year, Parkview employees step up to the plate and support United Way of Pueblo County.  The 2013 Parkview employee pledge campaign raised more than $98,000.  Not only was this a record breaking amount, it also earned Parkview the Campaign Coordinator of the Year award for the fifth year in a row and the Corporate Leadership Award of Excellence for the third year.

Parkview named Breast Imaging Center of Excellence

Parkview Medical Center, Parkview Imaging Suite at Greenwood and ParkWest Imaging have earned the desingation of Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology

The breast imaging services at Parkview Medical Center are fully accredited in mammography, sterotactic breat biopsy, breast ultrasound and ultrasound-guided breast biopsy. Peer-review evaluations, conducted in each breast imaging modality by board certified physicians and medical physicists who are experts in the field, have determined that Parkview Medical Center has achieved high practice standards in image quality, personnel qualifications, facility equipment, quality control procedures and quality assurance programs.

Additional Achievements

  • HomeCare Elite Top 100
  • Pueblo Chieftain Best of Pueblo Gold Winner for Major Medical Provider & Bronze Winner for Top Employer
  • Pueblo YMCA 2013 Corporate Cup Division III Champion
  • Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval for Knee and Hip Replacement
  • Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval for Stroke Center
  • Mission: Lifeline Gold Award
  • Consumer Reports Recognition for Patient Safety and low c-section rates
  • Standard of Excellence WebAward
  • Pueblo Non-Profit Day Pat on the Back Award

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