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Awards & Distinctions

Providing quality care is top priority at Abrazo Health. Our affiliated board certified physicians, nursing professionals and trained staff have been recognized by state and national organizations that reflect the excellent care patients receive at our hospitals. Below are examples of just a few of the recognitions:

Cardiovascular Care

Abrazo Arizona Heart Hospital, Abrazo Arrowhead Campus, Abrazo Central Campus, Abrazo Scottsdale Campus and Abrazo West Campus are accredited Chest Pain Centers by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care.

Abrazo Arizona Heart Hospital earned the Mission: Lifeline Silver Receiving Award from the American Heart Association for its success in adhering to quality measures for STEMI Receiving Centers for STEMI heart attacks patients. Abrazo Arizona Heart Hospital has also earned the Atrial Fibrillation, Cardiac Cath Lab, Chest Pain Center and Heart Failure accreditations from the American College of Cardiology. These designations represent the hospital’s commitment to consistent, high-quality cardiovascular care and dedication to all patients, providers and other stakeholders.

ACC Accreditation badges

Abrazo Arrowhead Campus was recognized with the Blue Distinction Center Award for Cardiac Care by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona for meeting national standards for quality and affordability.

Abrazo Central Campus received the Mission: Lifeline Bronze Receiving Award from the American Heart Association for its success in adhering to quality measures for STEMI Receiving Centers for STEMI heart attacks patients.

Emergency

Abrazo West Campus is a Level I Trauma center. This demonstrates that the hospital meets essential criteria for trauma care, institutional performance and commitment to providing high quality care for critically injured patients.

Orthopedics

Abrazo Arrowhead Campus has been designated an Aetna Institute of Quality® Orthopedic Care Facility for total joint replacement of knees and hips.

Abrazo Arrowhead Campus was recognized with the Blue Distinction Center Award for Knee and Hip Replacement for meeting national standards for quality and affordability by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona.

Stroke Care

Abrazo Arrowhead Campus, Abrazo Central Campus, Abrazo Scottsdale Campus and Abrazo West Campus are certified Primary Stroke Centers by The Joint Commission.

Abrazo Central Campus is the first hospital in Arizona to earn Thrombectomy-Capable Stroke Center certification from The Joint Commission for its ability to perform mechanical endovascular thrombectomy, a specialized surgical procedure used to remove a blood clot from the brain during an ischemic stroke.

Abrazo Arrowhead Campus, Abrazo Central Campus, Abrazo Scottsdale Campus and Abrazo West Campus are recipients of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Get with the Guidelines Honor Roll for using the most up-to-date, evidence-based treatment guidelines for improved patient care and outcomes.

Surgical Weight Loss

The Abrazo Bariatric Wellness Institute at Abrazo Scottsdale Campus earned Comprehensive Center accreditation from the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP) of the American College of Surgeons and American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.

Women’s Care

Abrazo Arrowhead Campus was recognized with the Blue Distinction Center Award for Maternity Care for meeting national standards for quality and affordability by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona.