Awards & Distinctions

When you take what you do seriously, and when you have a singular focus in being the best you can be, you’re are recognized for the work you do. Below you’ll find a few awards & distinctions Abrazo Central Campus has earned over the year.


American Heart Association & American Stroke Association

Get With The Guidelines - Stroke Gold-Plus Quality Achievement Award - Honor Roll Elite - American Heart Association and American Stroke Association recognizes Abrazo Central 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.


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.

Primary PCI

Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care ACC Accreditation Services

Abrazo Central Campus has a Certified Chest Pain Centers with percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) accredited by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care ACC Accreditation Services.


The Joint Commission

Accredited by The Joint Commission (TJC) on Health Care Organizations - All six Abrazo Health 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 Abrazo Arizona Heart Hospital
TJC Public Notice for Abrazo Arrowhead Campus
TJC Public Notice for Abrazo Maryvale Campus
TJC Public Notice for Abrazo Scottsdale Campus
TJC Public Notice for Abrazo Central Campus
TJC Public Notice for Abrazo West Campus

Certified Primary Stroke Center by The Joint Commission (TJC) - Abrazo Arrowhead CampusAbrazo 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.