Awards & Distinctions

Providing quality care is top priority at Abrazo Community Health Network. 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.

Distinguished Awards:

Mission: LIfeline Silver Receiving Award -  American Heart Association recognizes Abrazo Arizona Heart Hospital (2016) for their success in adherence to all Mission: Lifeline STEMI Receiving Center quality measures for STEMI patients.
Get With The Guidelines Gold Plus Achievement Award - American Heart Association and American Stroke Association recognizes Abrazo Arrowhead Campus (2016) for their success in reaching an aggressive goal of treating stroke patients with a higher compliance to core standard levels of care for twenty four consecutive months. Abrazo Central Campus (2016) has achieved Gold Plus Honor Roll Elite status.
Get With The Guidelines Silver Plus Achievement Award - American Heart Association and American Stroke Association recognizes Abrazo Maryvale Campus (2016) and Abrazo Scottsdale Campus (2016) 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.

American College of Surgeons

American College of Surgeons Verified Trauma Center
Abrazo West Campus underwent a voluntary review process by the American College of Surgeons. Verified trauma centers must meet the essential criteria that ensure trauma care capability and institutional performance. The program provides confirmation that Abrazo West Campus Trauma Center has demonstrated its commitment to providing the highest quality trauma care for all injured patients.

Arizona Quality Alliance

Arizona Quality Alliance Award
Abrazo Arrowhead Campus received the 2012 Category Award for Excellence - Category 4 "Measurement, Analysis, and Knowledge Management".

Blue Distinction Center+

Abrazo Arrowhead Campus (2015) received the Blue Distinction+ award from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona for Cardiac Care. Arrowhead is recognized for its proven expertise in delivering specialty care.

Health Care Hero Award

Health Care Hero is an awards program presented by the Phoenix Business Journal to recognize   organizations and individuals in the healthcare industry who have had a significant impact on the quality of healthcare in our area and who embody the spirit of the word “hero.” 

Read about Abrazo Community Health Network’s Health Care Hero winners and finalists. 

Midas + Platinum Quality

Top Performing Hospitals in the Midas+ Platinum Quality Award for Excellence in Clinical OutcomesAbrazo Arrowhead Campus (2015) is a recipient of the award which honors top performers in clinical outcomes at the Midas+ Symposium.

Nation’s 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals

Abrazo Arrowhead Campus and Abrazo Central Campus/Abrazo Arizona Heart Hospital is among the nation’s 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals awarded by Truven Health Analytics. The 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals is an annual quantitative study that identifies the nation's best providers of cardiovascular service. Abrazo Arrowhead Campus and Abrazo Central Campus/Abrazo Arizona Heart Hospital were selected from more than 1,000 hospitals in the U.S. for achieving superior clinical outcomes.

Practice Greenhealth

Environmental Excellence Award by Practice Greenhealth (2012) - Abrazo Scottsdale Campus was recognized for their proven success in improving environmental awareness and establishing higher standards of sustainability.

Ranking Arizona

Abrazo Recognized as ‘Best’ in Arizona (2015) - Public opinion poll from the Annual Ranking Arizona Magazine’s ‘Best of Arizona’.
Abrazo Scottsdale Campus - #1 Acute Care Hospital in Arizona (200 beds or less)

Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care ACC Accreditation Services

Accredited Chest Pain Centers by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care
Abrazo Arizona Heart Hospital, Abrazo Arrowhead Campus, Abrazo Maryvale Campus, Abrazo Scottsdale Campus, Abrazo Central Campus and Abrazo West Campus 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 Hospitals are accredited. TJC has accredited hospitals for more than 50 years and approximately 88 percent of the nation's hospitals are currently accredited. 

Certified Primary Stroke Center by The Joint Commission (TJC) - Abrazo Arrowhead Campus, Abrazo Central CampusAbrazo Maryvale CampusAbrazo Scottsdale Campus and Abrazo West Campus 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
Abrazo Maryvale Campus and Abrazo Scottsdale Campus ranked among best in nation by The Joint Commission for heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical care. (2013)

The Leapfrog Group

“A” Hospital Safety ScoreSM by The Leapfrog Group - Abrazo Arrowhead Campus, Abrazo Central Campus and Abrazo Maryvale Campus ​ were awarded an "A" for their safety in the fall 2015. 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) - Abrazo Arrowhead Campus received national recognition for top quality care and ranked #12 in the Phoenix metropolitan area.

Large Business of the Year

Southwest Valley Chamber of Commerce

Abrazo West Campus (2015) was named  Large Business of the Year by the Southwest Valley Chamber of Commerce. The hospital was recognized for making extraordinary strides in supporting growth and success in the Southwest Valley. The Chamber’s award was presented in recognition of Abrazo West Campus opening of the first Level 1 Trauma Center in the West Valley.  It serves Arizona communities up to the California state line. The Level 1 Trauma Center offers 24-hour emergency care and advanced treatment options for a variety of traumatic injuries. 

Women’s Choice Award

Abrazo West Campus (2014) has been named a recipient of the Women’s Choice Award as one of America’s Best Hospitals in Emergency Care. The Women’s Choice Award sets the standard for helping women make smarter choices by collectively identifying the brands, products and services most recommended and trusted by women and those that deliver a customer experience worthy of her recommendation.