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Awards and Recognition

 

  • U.S. News & World Report 2013-2014 Best Hospital Rankings – Baptist Health honored among the top 15% in the nation with 27 “high-performing” badges in 11 medical specialties. All eligible Baptist Health hospitals ranked in the top 10 locally and top 25 statewide. In the Miami-Fort Lauderdale regional rankings, Baptist Hospital ranked #2 (with 11 silver badges), South Miami Hospital #3 (nine silver badges), Doctors Hospital #6 (six silver badges) and Homestead Hospital #10 (one silver badge).
  • 100 Best Companies to Work For – Fortune magazine (2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 1999, 1998)
  • Most Diverse in Terms of Minorities – Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For (2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009)
  • 100 Best Places to Work in Healthcare – Modern Healthcare magazine (2011, 2010, 2009, 2008)
  • Great Workplace Award for having a productive and engaged workforce – The Gallup Organization (2011, 2009)
  • Consumer Choice Award – National Research Corporation to Baptist Hospital as most preferred hospital in Miami (2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996); co-winner (2005)
  • Corporation of the Year – Legacy Magazine (formerly Success South Florida) (2011)
  • 100 Best Companies for Working Mothers and Working Mother Hall of Fame – Working Mother magazine (2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992, 1991, 1989)
  • World’s Most Ethical Companies – Ethisphere Institute (2013, 2012, 2011)
  • Top Five Nonprofit Companies for Female Executives – National Association of Female Executives (2009, 2008, 2007)
  • Most Wired Hospitals – Hospital & Health Networks (2013, 2012, 2011, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2003, 2002, 2001, 1999)
  • Most Wired Innovator Award – Hospital & Health Networks, presented to Baptist Health South Florida for the PineApp smart phone app (2011)
  • Studer Group’s “Firestarter” Award – the group’s highest honor for outstanding patient care, received by South Miami Hospital and Mariners Hospital (2009), Baptist Hospital (2008), Homestead Hospital (2005) and West Kendall Baptist Hospital (2012)
  • Leapfrog National Patient Safety Scorecard – Baptist, Doctors, Homestead and South Miami Hospitals all received an A grade in patient safety from the Leapfrog Group (June and November 2012, May 2013)
  • Leapfrog Top Rural Hospital – Leapfrog Group, presented to Mariners Hospital for high-quality care and patient safety (2011)
  • Leapfrog Top Hospital Award – Leapfrog Group, presented to Homestead Hospital for high scores in efficiency (2010)
  • Press Ganey recognized Baptist Health with three Beacon of Excellence awards for having maintained consistently high levels of excellence in patient satisfaction for more than three years. In addition, Baptist Health received 29 Guardian of Excellence awards in four categories – Inpatient, Outpatient, Emergency Department and Urgent Care – for reaching the 95th percentile in patient satisfaction (2013)
  • Press Ganey Top Improver Award – Presented to Baptist Hospital Emergency Department (2010)
  • Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles – Platinum Award to Baptist Health from the National Business Group on Health (2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005); President’s Award to Baptist Health (2006)
  • Consumer Reports Hospital Safety Ratings scored all eligible Baptist Health hospitals as among the safest in Miami- Dade. (South Miami Hospital tops in safety, fall 2012; Homestead Hospital tops in safety, spring 2012) Recent Honors (Continued - revised September 2013)
  • VHA Leadership Award for Clinical Excellence presented to West Kendall Baptist Hospital (2013), Baptist Hospital (2012), Doctors Hospital (2013, 2012, 2010) and Mariners Hospital (2012, 2011, 2009)
  • Sustainable Florida Best Practice Awards (Not-for-Profit category) – Collins Center for Public Policy (2011)
  • Sustainable South Florida Award – Inaugural award to Baptist Health for environmentally friendly practices from the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce (2009)
  • Environmental Excellence Award – Practice Greenhealth, presented to Baptist Health hospitals (2012, 2011, 2010)
  • Partners for Change Award – Practice Greenhealth (2013)
  • Top Performer on Key Quality Measures – The Joint Commission, presented to Doctors Hospital (2013, 2012, 2011), South Miami and Mariners Hospitals (2013, 2011), Homestead Hospital (2012, 2011),  West Kendall Baptist and Baptist Hospitals (2013)
  • Highest Three-Star Rating for Clinical Quality in Heart Surgery – The Society for Thoracic Surgeons, presented to Baptist Hospital and the Baptist Health Cardiac & Thoracic Surgical Group (2011)
  • Best of the Best Places to Give Birth – South Florida Parenting magazine, presented to Baptist Hospital and South Miami Hospital (2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007)
  • Best Pediatric Hospital in Miami-Dade County – South Florida Parenting magazine, presented to Baptist Children’s Hospital (2011)
  • Magnet Hospital – American Nurses Association, presented to Baptist Hospital for Excellence in Nursing through 2015 (2011, 2006, 2002, 1998)
  • Magnet Hospital – American Nurses Association, presented to South Miami Hospital for Excellence in Nursing through 2018 (2012, 2008, 2004)
  • Beacon Award for Critical Care Excellence – American Association of Critical Care Nurses, presented to Baptist Hospital (2011)
  • Corporate Health Achievement Award – American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (2010)
  • Best Hospital/Medical Provider – International Travel Insurance Journal (2010)
  • Excellence in Healthcare Award – South Florida Business Journal, presented to Baptist Health South Florida; Employer category (2010); Hospital category (2009)
  • Gold Medal Award (Organization) – Miami Today (2009) Governor’s Sterling Award – Florida Sterling Council, presented to South Miami Hospital for performance excellence (2010)
  • HomeCare Elite – OCS HomeCare, presented to Baptist Health Home Care for scoring in the top 25 percent of nearly 9,000 home care agencies nationwide (2009)
  • Pioneering Innovation Award to Baptist Health Wellness Advantage employee program for innovative obesity prevention and control initiatives – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2009)
  • Best Florida Hospital Workplace (Large Hospital) – Florida Hospital Association (2009)
  • Stand Up for Patient Safety Management Award – National Patient Safety Foundation, presented to Mariners Hospital (2009)
  • Well Workplace, Well City USA, Platinum Award (2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005); Gold Award (2007, 2006, 2005)
  • Fit-Friendly Company, Platinum Award, Workplace & Community Fitness Innovation (2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008), Gold Level (2007)
  • Soliant Health, Most Beautiful Hospitals in America (2013, 2011)
  • Florida International University, The Path Awards, Health Promotion (2011)
  • Truven Health Analytics “100 Top Hospitals: 15 Top Health Systems Study” – Top 20 percent quintile, Modern Healthcare magazine (2013)
  • Excellence Through Insight Awards – HealthStream, presented to Homestead Hospital and Doctors Hospital for Overall Physician Satisfaction (2012)
  • Outstanding Employer Award – Disability Employment Awareness, Florida Department of Education, Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (2013)