Heart Care Awards
St. Luke's Heart Care is acknowledged as one of the finest cardiac
specialty centers in the nation. A few of the awards and recognition
we've received include:
50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals
Our reputation has been independently confirmed SIX times by a study conducted Truven Health Analytics. Truven's study measures
performance in key performance areas: risk-adjusted mortality,
risk-adjusted complications, core measures, percentage of bypass
patients with internal mammary artery use, 30-day mortality and
readmission rates and more. This recognition
supports our reputation and our mission to provide the best outcome for
every patient, every time.
American College of Cardiology Platinum Performance Achievement Award
St. Luke's Hospital has received the American College of Cardiology Foundation's NCDR ACTION Registry-GWTG Platinum Performance Achievement Award - one of only 164 hospitals nationwide to do so. The award recognizes St. Luke's commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of care for heart attack patients, and signifies that St. Luke's has reached an aggressive goal of treating these patients to standard levels of care as outlined by the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association clinical guidelines and recommendations.
Becker's Top 100 Hospitals with Great Heart Programs
St. Luke's Named to Becker's list of 100 Hospitals & Health Systems with Great Heart Programs
Becker's Hospital Review has published the 2015-16 edition of its "100 Hospitals and Health Systems With Great Heart Programs" list.
Top 100 Hospital
Top 100 Hospital
St. Luke's has been rated as one of the nation's Top 100 Hospitals six
times. St. Luke's earned this award in 2014, 2013, 2012, 2009, 2005 and
2004. We are the only hospital in Eastern Iowa that has earned this
distinction 6 times.
The Joint Commission
The Joint Commission is the accrediting organization that reviews
and certifies healthcare organizations in the United States for meeting
certain performance standards. St. Luke's has earned the Gold Seal of Approval™ for Disease-Specific Care
Certification from The Joint Commission for its heart failure program.
St. Luke's has also been recertified as a Primary Stroke Center.
Stroke Silver Performance Achievement Award
St. Luke's has been awarded the American Stroke Association's Get With The Guidelines Stroke Silver Performance Achievement Award at
the association's International Stroke Conference. The award
St. Luke's commitment and success in implementing a higher
standard of stroke care by ensuring that stroke patients receive
treatment according to nationally accepted standards and
Blue Distinction Center for Cardiac Care
St. Luke's has been selected as a Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) Blue Distinction Center for Cardiac Care.
Blue Distinction is the BCBSA's nationwide program for specialty care
that identifies quality providers of cardiac care as established by
expert physician panels and national organizations. By meeting these
requirements, St. Luke's demonstrates better outcomes and consistency
of care, and provide greater value for plan members.
Bronze Performance Achievement Award
St. Luke's has received the Get With The Guidelines Heart Failure Bronze Performance Achievement Award
from the American Heart Association. The recognition signifies that
St. Luke's has reached an aggressive goal of treating heart failure
patients for at least 90 days with 85% compliance to core standard
levels of care outlined by the American Heart Association/American
College of Cardiology secondary prevention guidelines for heart failure