Healthgrades Recognition

America's 50 Best Hospitals emblemNorth Memorial Medical Center has again been recognized by Healthgrades® as one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals™ for 2014 – the only hospital in Minnesota with this distinction! This is the third consecutive year North Memorial has been recognized as a top hospital by Healthgrades, the leading health care ratings provider.

Healthgrades also ranked North Memorial Medical Center in the top 10 percent of all hospitals in the U.S. in patient safety for the fifth year in a row. Because of this, we have been given the Patient Safety Excellence Award™ for 2014. North Memorial was listed as one of just 11 hospitals in Minnesota to rank in the top 10 percent for patient safety in the U.S.

In addition, North Memorial is proud to have received the following awards for 2014:

  • Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence™
  • Women’s Health Excellence Award™
  • Critical Care Excellence Award™
  • Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™
  • Neurosciences Excellence Award™
  • Neurosurgery Excellence Award™
  • Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™
  • Stroke Care Excellence Award™

Click the links below to see additional Heathgrades® recognition North Memorial Medical Center has received.

Cardiac Gastrointestinal
Orthopedic Critical Care
Neurosciences General Surgery
Pulmonary Women's Health
Vascular Emergency Medicine

Cardiac

  • Top 10% in nation for Cardiology 2 years in a row (2013, 2014)
  • Five-Star rated for Treatment of Heart Attack3 years in row (2012 – 2013)
  • Five-Star rated for Treatment of Health Failure 9 years in a row (2006 – 2014)

Orthopedic

  • Five-Star Recipient for Total Knee Replacement for 5 Years in a Row (2010-2014)

Neurosciences

  • Healthgrades Neuroscience Excellence Award for 3 years in a row (2012-2014)
  • Healthgrades Neurosurgery Excellence Award for 2 years in a row (2013-2014)
  • Healthgrades Stroke Care Excellence Award 9 years in a row (2006-2014)
  • Top 5% in nation for Neurosciences 2 years in a row (2013-2014)
  • Top 5% in nation for Neurosurgery in 2014
  • Top 5% in nation Treatment for Stroke 3 years in a row (2012-2014)
  • Five-Star rated – Neurosurgery 3 years in a row (2012-2014)
  • Five-Star rated – Treatment of Stroke 10 years in a row (2005-2014)

Pulmonary

  • Healthgrades Pulmonary Care Excellence Award 6 years in a row (2009-2014)
  • Top 5% in nation Overall Pulmonary Services 6 years in a row (2009-2014)
  • Five-Star rated for Treatment of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 6 years in a row (2009-2014)
  • Five-Star rated for Treatment of Pneumonia 10 years in a row (2005-2014)

Vascular

  • Ranked #4 in MN for Vascular Surgery in 2013
  • Ranked Among the Top 5 in MN for Vascular Surgery in 2013 (Ranked 4 in 2013)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Carotid Surgery in 2013

Gastrointestinal

  • Healthgrades Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award – 2014
  • Top 5% in nation Overall GI Services in 2014
  • Top 5% in nation GI Medical Treatment 7 years in a row (2008-2014)
  • Five-Star rated for Esophageal/Stomach Surgeries 2014
  • Five-Star rated for Treatment of GI Bleed 9 years in a row (2006-2014)
  • Five-Star rated for Treatment of Bowel Obstruction 8 years in a row (2007-2014)

Critical Care

  • Healthgrades Critical Care Excellence Award Recipient 3 years in a row (2012-2014)
  • Top 5% in nation Critical Care 3 years in a row (2012-2014)
  • Five-Star rated for Treatment of Sepsis 8 years in a row (2007- 2014)
  • Five-Star for Treatment of Respiratory Failure 10 years in a row (2005 – 2014)

General Surgery

  • America's 100 Best Hospitals for General Surgery™
  • Ranked Among the Top 5 in MN for General Surgery™ in 2012
  • Ranked Among the Top 5% in the Nation for General Surgery™ in 2012
  • Recipient of the HealthGrades General Surgery Excellence Award™ in 2012

Women's Health

  • Recipient of the HealthGrades Women's Health Excellence Award™ for 4 Years in a Row (2009/2010-2010/2011 & 2011-2012)
  • Ranked Among the Top 5% in the Nation for Women's Health for 4 Years in a Row (2009/2010-2010/2011 & 2011-2012)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Women's Health for 4 Years in a Row (2009/2010-2010/2011 & 2011-2012)

Emergency Medicine

  • Recipient of the HealthGrades Emergency Medicine Excellence Award™ for 3 Years in a Row (2010-2012)
    Ranked Among the Top 5% in the Nation for Emergency Medicine for 3 Years in a Row (2010-2012)
    Five-Star Recipient for Emergency Medicine for 3 Years in a Row (2010-2012)