Awards and recognition

Edward-Elmhurst Health and its three hospitals – Edward Hospital, Elmhurst Hospital and Linden Oaks Behavioral Health – are recognized nationally and internationally for quality care and patient safety.

The numerous honors, awards, certifications, accreditations and rankings are a confirmation of the commitment to safety and quality by Edward-Elmhurst Health nurses, doctors and staff, which is driven by our goal of providing safe, seamless and personal care for our patients.

View awards and recognition for our system and each of our hospitals:

Edward-Elmhurst Health

2021

2021 Watson Health logo Fortune/ IBM Watson Health 15 Top Health Systems (2019, 2020, 2021)
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2020

most wired logoCHIME Digital Health Most Wired Level 8 Acute and Level 8 Ambulatory recognition (2015, 2016, 2017, 2019, 2020)
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Edward Hospital

Quality/Safety/Rankings

2021 Watson Health logo Fortune/ IBM Watson Health 15 Top Health Systems (2019, 2020, 2021)
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leapfrog fall 2020 logo B in The Leapfrog Group’s Fall 2020 Hospital Safety Grades
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cms five star logoFive stars in Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Overall Hospital Quality Star Ratings (2020)
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Award logo MedSun recognition from the FDA for outstanding contribution in promoting patient safety with medical devices (2020)
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magnet logo Designated a Magnet hospital for nursing excellence from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (2005, 2010, 2014, 2019)
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beckers great community hospitals logo Beckers Hospital Review "100 Great Community Hospitals" (2017)
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2021

Cardiology

healthgrades 2021 cardiology award logo Healthgrades Quality Achievements
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Maternity

Blue Distinction Center Maternity Care logo Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois Blue Distinction® Centers for Maternity Care
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2020

Emergency Care

lantern logo 2020 Recipient of the Emergency Nurses Association Lantern Award (2011, 2014, 2017, 2020)
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ACC NCDR Chest pain MI Registry logoAmerican College of Cardiology’s NCDR Chest Pain  ̶  MI Registry Bronze Performance Achievement Award
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Neurosciences

2020 gold plus stroke get with the guidelines award American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Gold Plus Achievement Award
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Pediatrics

Press Gamey 2020 Guardian of Excellence logo 2020 Guardian of Excellence Award from Press Ganey for outstanding achievement in pediatrics
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2019

Cardiology

2019 ncdr gold logo American College of Cardiology’s NCDR Chest Pain  ̶  MI Registry Gold Performance Achievement Award
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Orthopedics

spine logo Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois Blue Distinction Centers+ for Spine Surgery
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knee and hip replacement bcbs logo Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois Blue Distinction Centers+ for Knee and Hip Replacement
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Certifications

  • American College of Radiology Breast Imaging Center of Excellence
  • American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer Accreditation with Commendation
  • American Society for Radiation Oncology Accreditation Program for Excellence
  • College of American Pathologists inspection for labs
  • DNV GL Healthcare's Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification
  • Edward Breast Program reaccreditation from the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers
  • Emergency Department Approved for Pediatrics
  • Joint Commission Stroke Center of Excellence, Advanced Primary Stroke Center
  • Joint Commission Accreditation
  • Joint Commission Disease-Specific Care Certification — Advanced Inpatient Diabetes
  • Joint Commission Disease-Specific Care Certification — COPD
  • Joint Commission Disease-Specific Care Certification — Ventricular Assist Device
  • Joint Commission Disease-Specific Care Certification — Hip Replacement
  • Joint Commission Disease-Specific Care Certification — Knee Replacement
  • Joint Commission Disease-Specific Care Certification — Spine Surgery
  • Joint Commission Disease-Specific Care Certification — Pre-Term Labor
  • Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
  • Level III Perinatal Center
  • National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers
  • National Multiple Sclerosis Society’s Partner in MS Care in Neurologic Care
  • Pediatric Critical Care Center
  • Quality Oncology Practice Initiative Certification
  • Reaccreditation in adult transthoracic and adult stress echocardiography from the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission
  • Undersea & Hyperbaric Medical Society accreditation for wound healing and hyperbaric care

 

Elmhurst Hospital

Quality/Safety/Rankings

planetree logo Gold Certification for Excellence in Person-Centered Care by Planetree International
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2021 Watson Health logo Fortune/ IBM Watson Health 15 Top Health Systems (2019, 2020, 2021)
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leapfrog fall 2020 logo A in The Leapfrog Group’s Fall 2020 Hospital Safety Grades
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cms five star logoFive stars in Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Overall Hospital Quality Star Ratings (2020)
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magnet logo Designated a Magnet hospital for nursing excellence from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (2015, 2020)
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Award logo MedSun recognition from the FDA for outstanding contribution in promoting patient safety with medical devices (2020)
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Leapfrog generic logo Top General Hospital by The Leapfrog Group (2018)
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2021

Cardiology

healthgrades 2021 cardiology award logo Healthgrades Quality Achievements
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Bariatric Services

Blue Distinction Bariatric Surgery logo Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois Blue Distinction Center for Bariatric Surgery
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Maternity

Blue Distinction Center Maternity Care logoBlue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois Blue Distinction® Centers for Maternity Care
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2020

Emergency Care

lantern logo 2020 Recipient of the Emergency Nurses Association Lantern Award
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2019

Cardiology

2019 ncdr silver logo American College of Cardiology’s NCDR Chest Pain  ̶  MI Registry Silver Performance Achievement Award
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Orthopedics

spine logoBlue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois Blue Distinction Centers+ for Spine Surgery
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knee and hip replacement bcbs logo Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois Blue Distinction Centers+ for Knee and Hip Replacement
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Oncology

Commission on Cancer logo Outstanding Achievement Award by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons (2009, 2012, 2015, 2018)
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Certifications

  • American Association of Blood Banks Accreditation
  • American Association of Cardiovascular Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  • American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer Accreditation with Commendation
  • Certification for Cardiac Rehab
  • College of American Pathologists Accreditation
  • Comprehensive Center under the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program — Bariatric and Weight Management
  • Department of Alcohol & Substance Abuse Accreditation — Chemical Dependency Programs
  • Emergency Department Approved for Pediatrics
  • IDPH Designation as a Level II with Extended Capabilities Perinatal Facility
  • Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Echocardiology
  • Joint Commission Accreditation
  • Joint Commission Disease-Specific Care Certification - Inpatient Diabetes
  • Joint Commission Accreditation — Laboratory & Point-of-Care Testing
  • Joint Commission Disease-Specific Care Certification — Advanced Inpatient Diabetes
  • Joint Commission Disease-Specific Care Certification — Acute Myocardial Infarction
  • Joint Commission Disease-Specific Care Certification — Heart Failure
  • Joint Commission Accreditation — Behavioral Health Care
  • Joint Commission Accreditation — Home Care
  • Joint Commission Accreditation — Laboratory & Point-of-Care Testing
  • Joint Commission Disease-Specific Care Certification — Advanced Primary Stroke Center
  • Laboratories Certification for Cardiac Diagnosis
  • Mammography — Stereotactic Breast Biopsy American College of Radiology Accreditation
  • National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers Accreditation — Breast Center Program
  • Nuclear Medicine — American College of Radiology Accreditation
  • Nurse Residency Program accredited as a Practice Transition Program by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • QOPI (Quality Oncology Practice Initiative) Certification Program
  • Region 8 Designated Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners Center (IHA)
  • Ultrasound — Breast Ultrasound Imaging and Ultrasound-Guided Breast Biopsy American College of Radiology Accreditation
 

Linden Oaks Behavioral Health

2019

2019 Spirit of NEF Corporate Award
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Certifications

  • Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval for Addiction Services, Anxiety, Bipolar Disorders, Depression, Eating Disorders, Geriatrics, Self-Injury