Awards & Recognition

U.S. News and World Report

  • Saint Luke’s Hospital
    • Nationally ranked (2017-2018)
      • Cardiology & Heart Surgery (No. 34)
      • Gynecology (No. 48)
      • Neurology & Neurosurgery (No. 46)
      • Pulmonology (No. 47)
    • High-performing specialty areas (2017-2018)
      • Diabetes & Endocrinology
      • Gastroenterology & GI Surgery
      • Geriatrics
      • Orthopedics
  • Best Nursing Homes
    • Anderson County Hospital Residential Living Center
    • Saint Luke's Bishop Spencer Place

Learn more about the ranking methodology used by U.S. News & World Report.


American College of Surgeons

  • Commission on Cancer Accredited Program
    • Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City
  • National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers 
    • Saint Luke's East Hospital
    • Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City
    • Saint Luke's South Hospital 
    • Saint Luke's North Hospital

American Heart Association/American Stroke Association

  • Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City
    • Get With The Guidelines®–Stroke Gold Plus with Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus (2017)
    • Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite (2015)
    • Get With The Guidelines®–Heart Failure Gold Plus with Target: Heart Failure Honor Roll (2017)
    • Get With The Guidelines®–Heart Failure Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award (2014)
    • Mission: Lifeline® STEMI Receiving Center Gold Recognition Award (2017)
    • Mission: Lifeline® NSTEMI Receiving Center Silver Recognition Award (2017)
  • Saint Luke’s East Hospital
    • Get With The Guidelines®–Stroke Gold Plus with Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite (2016)
    • Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: Stroke Honor Roll (2015)
    • Mission: Lifeline® Receiving Center Silver Plus Recognition Award (2016)
  • Saint Luke’s South Hospital
    • Get With The Guidelines®–Stroke Silver Plus with Target: Stroke Honor Roll (2016)
  • Saint Luke’s North Hospital
    • Get With The Guidelines®–Stroke Gold Plus with Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus (2016)
    • Mission: Lifeline® NSTEMI Receiving Center Gold Recognition Award (2017)
    • Mission: Lifeline® NSTEMI Receiving Center Silver Recognition Award (2017)
       

American Nurses Credentialing Center

  • Magnet Recognition (2004-present)
    • Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City

Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Kansas City

  • Blue Distinction Center+ for Cardiac Care
    • Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City
  • Blue Distinction Center+ for Heart Transplant
    • Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City
  • Blue Distinction Center+ for Maternity Care
    • Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City
    • Saint Luke’s East Hospital
    • Saint Luke’s South Hospital
    • Saint Luke’s North Hospital
  • Blue Distinction Center+ for Spine Surgery
    • Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City
  • Blue Distinction Center+ for Knee and Hip Replacement
    • Saint Luke’s East Hospital
    • Saint Luke’s South Hospital

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

  • Five-Star Quality Rating
    • Anderson County Hospital Residential Living Center
    • Saint Luke's Bishop Spencer Place
    • Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City
    • Saint Luke's South Hospital

Comprehensive Primary Care Plus

  • Saint Luke's Physician Group

Extracorporeal Life Support Organization

  • Gold Center of Excellence in Life Support Award (2015)
    • Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute

Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce

  • Certified Gold Healthy KC Organization (2016)
    • Saint Luke's Health System

Health Finance Management Association

  • Top Nine Healthcare Systems, Patient Communications Best Practices (2016) 
    • Saint Luke's Health System

Healthcare Equality Index

  • Leaders in LGBT Healthcare Equality (2014 - present)
    • Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City
    • Saint Luke’s North Hospital
    • Saint Luke’s South Hospital
    • Saint Luke’s East Hospital
    • Saint Luke’s Cushing Hospital
  • Leaders in LGBT Healthcare Equality (2017 - present)
    • Anderson County Hospital 
    • Hedrick Medical Center
    • Wright Memorial Hospital

​HealthStream

  • Excellence through Insight® (2015)
    • Saint Luke's Health System

Hospitals & Health Networks

  • Health Care’s Most Wired (1999-present)
    • Saint Luke’s Health System

The Joint Commission

  • Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City
    • Comprehensive Stroke Center
    • Advanced Certification in Heart Failure (2014)
  • Saint Luke’s South Hospital
    • Primary Stroke Certification
    • Gold Seal of Approval® for Orthopedic Joint Replacement for Hip and Knee Certification (2015)
    • Gold Seal of Approval® for Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) Certification (2015)
  • Saint Luke’s Cushing Hospital
    • Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® (2013)
  • Hedrick Medical Center
    • Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® (2014)
    • Gold Seal of Approval® (2013)

Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program

  • Accredited Center
    • Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City
    • Saint Luke’s South Hospital

Midwest Transplant Network

  • Excellence in Donation Tissue Conversion (2015)
    • Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City
    • Saint Luke's North Hospital

Missouri Hospice & Palliative Care Association

  • 2017 Heart of Hospice
    • Saint Luke’s Hospice House

Press Ganey

  • Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award (2016)
  • Press Ganey Pinnacle of Excellence Award (2016)
    • Hedrick Medical Center