Awards & Distinctions

Proud to Be Recognized for Serving Worcester

At Saint Vincent Hospital, our doctors, nurses and other medical professionals strive to provide personalized care and a welcoming, positive patient experience. And, while our most important reward is improving the health of you and your family, we’re also honored to have been recognized for the high level of care that we provide to the Worcester community.

Following is a list of awards and distinctions that we are proud to have received.

Hospital-Wide Awards

  • Leapfrog Group Patient Safety Score of “A” for three consecutive years
  • Joint Commission accreditation, a distinction that is a nationwide seal of approval that indicates we meet high performance standards
  • Joint Commission Top Performer Award for Core Measures
  • Awarded Practice GreenHealth’s Partner for Change Award. This award is given to facilities that have an established and advanced environmental program. Also awarded the Making Medicine Mercury Free Award, a one-time award given to facilities that have eliminated mercury. Saint Vincent Hospital has maintained a completely mercury-free environment since opening our Summer Street location in 2000.
  • Healthgrades Distinguished Hospital Award for clinical excellence for 2014
  • Silver Medal Recognition- Workplace Partnership for Life Program
  • Co-recipient of Medicare CCTP grant for Transitions in Care

Bariatric Surgery

  • Designated a Blue Distinction Center for Bariatric Surgery by Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • American College of Surgeons Bariatric Surgery Center Network Accredited Bariatric Surgical Program

Cancer Care

  • American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer Accreditation with Commendation

Heart & Vascular Care

  • Chest Pain Center accreditation by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care
  • American Heart and Stroke Association - Gold Plus Award for Stroke Care
  • Designated a Blue Distinction Center for Cardiac Services by Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Accredited Vascular Lab by the intersocietal commission for the accreditation of vascular labs
  • CMS Certification for Carotid Artery Stenting

Stroke Care

  • Massachusetts Department of Public Health SCORE Stroke SCORE (Collaborative Reaching for Excellence) Award: The Collaborative designed hospitals in monitoring and improving the quality of stroke care for acute, inpatient and secondary performance measures.
  • Designated Stroke Center for Massachusetts Department of Public Health

Joint Replacement

  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield Blue Distinction Award for Knee and Hip Replacement

Learn More

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