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Awards & Recognitions

Avera Health

  • Health Care’s Most Wired "Advanced" list by the American Hospital Association’s Health Forum and the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME)
  • Platinum-Level Fit-Friendly Worksite by the American Heart Association

Avera Health Programs

  • Avera Coordinated Care recognized among the top five participants in a CMMI Health Care Innovation Challenge Grant
  • Avera eCARE eEmergency: 2016 Innovations in Rural Health, New Rural Award from the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust
  • Avera eCARE™: Wellness Frontiers Award from The Healthcare Leadership Council

Avera Hospitals

Avera St. Luke’s Hospital, Aberdeen, SD

  • iVantage Health National Top 100 Rural and Community Hospital
  • Community Value Five-Star Provider Award by Cleverley + Associates
  • 2016 QUEST® Citation of Merit for achieving four of six areas measured including cost and efficiency; inpatient and outpatient evidence-based care; mortality; safety; patient experience; and appropriate hospital use.
  • Avera St. Luke’s Kidney Dialysis is listed as a Five-Star Facility on the Medicare facility compare website  

Avera Queen of Peace Hospital, Mitchell, SD

  • iVantage Health National Top 100 Rural and Community Hospital
  • 2016 Top 100 Rural and Community Hospitals by iVantage Health Analytics
  • Becker’s Hospital Review 2015 list of 52 hospitals with the lowest all-cause unplanned readmission rates
  • Joint Commission 2014 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures®
  • Blue Distinction® Center designation in the area of maternity care
  • Avera Brady Health and Rehab named a 5-star facility, based on three categories: state survey results, quality and staffing, and also named among top nursing homes in the nation by U.S. News and World Report
  • Accredited by The Joint Commission

Avera St. Mary's Hospital, Pierre, SD

  • iVantage Health National Top 100 Rural and Community Hospital
  • Accredited by The Joint Commission

Avera McKennan Hospital & University Health Center, Sioux Falls, SD

  • Becker’s Hospital Review 2015 edition of "100 hospitals with great women's health programs”
  • HIMSS Analytics Stage 7 Award, recognizing the highest level of electronic health record implementation
  • Fourth consecutive Magnet® recognition for nursing excellence
  • Community Value Five-Star Provider and Community Value 100 Hospitals by Cleverley + Associates
  • Recognized Treatment Center by The ALS Association.
  • Continued laboratory accreditation to the ISO 15189 standard 
  • 2016 QUEST® Citation of Merit for achieving four of six areas measured including cost and efficiency; inpatient and outpatient evidence-based care; mortality; safety; patient experience; and appropriate hospital use.
  • Sioux Empire Society for Human Resource Management Best Places to Work award in 2015
  • Accredited by The Joint Commission

Avera Sacred Heart Hospital, Yankton, SD

    • iVantage Health National Top 100 Rural and Community Hospital
    • 2016 QUEST® Citation of Merit for achieving four of six areas measured including cost and efficiency; inpatient and outpatient evidence-based care; mortality; safety; patient experience; and appropriate hospital use.
    • Joint Commission 2014 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures®
    • Excellence in Action Customer Satisfaction Award from My InnerView by National Research Corporation, Sister James Care Center and Avera Yankton Care Center
    • Accredited by The Joint Commission

    Avera Holy Family Hospital, Estherville, Iowa

    • iVantage Health National Top 100 Rural and Community Hospital

    Floyd Valley Healthcare, Le Mars, Iowa

    • iVantage Health National Top 100 Rural and Community Hospital
    • 2016 Top 50 Critical Access Hospital

    Avera St. Anthony’s Hospital, O’Neill, Neb.

    • iVantage Health National Top 100 Rural and Community Hospital
    • 5-Star Rating on the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) assessment system 

    iVantage Health National Top 100 Rural and Community Hospitals

    • Pipestone County Medical Center & Family Clinic Avera, Pipestone, Minn.
    • Avera Flandreau Hospital, Flandreau, S.D.
    • Avera Hand County Memorial Hospital, Miller, S.D.
    • Avera Weskota Memorial Hospital, Wessington Springs, S.D.

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