SSM St. Mary’s Health Center has received numerous awards honoring its overall leadership in clinical excellence. However, SSM St. Mary’s also maintains top-tier clinical results in several specialty areas, such as completing all emergent heart catherizations for heart attacks in under 90 minutes—the gold standard of care— for more than 18 months and maintaining zero infections for all knee and hip replacements done in 2009.
These amazing clinical results earned SSM St. Mary’s the honor of becoming a two-time Premier Quality Award winner in 2010 and 2008 and a three-time, consecutive winner of the HealthGrades Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence.
In 2007, SSM St. Mary’s received the prestigious Premier | CareScience National Quality Leader Award, that identified SSM St. Mary’s as being in the top 1 percent of the nation in quality and efficiency. SSM St. Mary’s is a member of SSM Health Care, the first health care organization in the country to be named a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award winner.