Awards and Distinctions
Providing quality care is top priority at Abrazo Health Care. Our affiliated board certified physicians, nursing professionals and trained staff have been recognized by national organizations that reflect the excellent care patients receive at our hospitals.
American Heart Association & American Stroke Association
Get With The Guidelines Silver Plus Achievement Award (2012 & 2011) American Heart Association and American Stroke Association recognizes Phoenix Baptist Hospital for demonstrating their commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of stroke care by ensuring that patients receive treatment according to national accepted standards and recommendations.
Get With The Guidelines Bronze Achievement Award
American Heart Association and American Stroke Association recognizes West Valley Hospital (2011) and Maryvale Hospital (2012) with the Stroke Bronze Achievement Award. These guidelines include aggressive use of medications, anticoagulation therapy, DVT prophylaxis, cholesterol reducing drugs, and smoking cessation.
Arizona Quality Alliance
Arizona Quality Alliance Award
Arrowhead Hospital received the 2012 Category Award for Excellence - Category 4 "Measurement, Analysis, and Knowledge Management".
Midas + Platinum Quality
Top Performing Hospitals in the Midas+ Platinum Quality Award Program (2012) - Arrowhead Hospital and Maryvale Hospital is a recipient of the award which honors top performers in the Average Daily Census category at the recent Midas+ Symposium in May 2012.
Environmental Excellence Award by Practice Greenhealth (2012) - Paradise Valley Hospital was recognized for their proven success in improving environmental awareness and establishing higher standards of sustainability.
Abrazo Health Care Recognized as ‘Best’ in Arizona (2011) - Public opinion poll from the Annual Ranking Arizona Magazine’s ‘Best of Arizona’. Abrazo’s hospitals rank for:
Health Maintenance Organizations (HMOs): #3: Phoenix Health Plan, #4: Abrazo Advantage
Hospitals with 199 beds and fewer: #1: Paradise Valley Hospital, #3: West Valley Hospital, #6: Arizona Heart Hospital
Hospitals with 200-324 beds: #2: Arrowhead Hospital, #4: Phoenix Baptist Hospital, #6: Maryvale Hospital
Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care
Accredited Chest Pain Centers by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care
Arrowhead Hospital, Maryvale Hospital, Paradise Valley Hospital and West Valley Hospital are accredited by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care (SCPC).
The Joint Commission
Accredited by The Joint Commission (TJC) on Health Care Organizations - All six Abrazo Health Care Hospitals are accredited. TJC has accredited hospitals for more than 50 years and approximately 88 percent of the nation's hospitals are currently accredited.
TJC Public Notice for Arizona Heart Hospital
TJC Public Notice for Arrowhead Hospital
TJC Public Notice for Maryvale Hospital
TJC Public Notice for Paradise Valley Hospital
TJC Public Notice for Phoenix Baptist Hospital
TJC Public Notice for West Valley Hospital
Certified Primary Stroke Center by The Joint Commission (TJC) - Arrowhead Hospital, Maryvale Hospital, Phoenix Baptist Hospital and West Valley Hospital are recognized as a certified Primary Stroke Center for their exceptional efforts to achieve better outcomes for stroke care. Certification ensures those suffering stroke symptoms will be able to receive the care they need close to home, avoiding a long transport to another hospital when time is of the essence.
Joint Commission Top Performer
Maryvale Hospital ranked among best in nation by The Joint Commission for heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical care.
The Leapfrog Group
“A” Hospital Safety ScoreSM by The Leapfrog Group (2012) - Arrowhead Hospital and Maryvale Hospital were awarded an "A" for their safety. The Hospital Safety Score was calculated using publicly available data on patient injuries, medical and medication errors and infections.
U.S. News & World Report
One of the ‘Best in Phoenix’ by U.S. News & World Report (2011) - Arrowhead Hospital received national recognition for top quality care and ranked #12 in the Phoenix metropolitan area.