UnityPoint Health - St. Luke's Hospital

Timeline

 2017  Becker's Hospital Review Top 100 hospital for the fourth time.
 2016 Named a Truven Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospital for the sixth time
 2015  Member of the American Joint Replacement Registry
 2015 Named a Truven Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospital for the 5th time
 2014 Mayo Clinic Care Network member
 2014 Achieved Magnet recognition for the second time from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), signifying successful implementation of the national Magnet standards for nursing excellence.
2013  Named a Top 100 hospital for the fifth time
 2012  Named a Truven Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospital
2012 Named a Top 100 hospital for the fourth time
2011 U.S. News and World Report names St. Luke's a high-performing hospital
2011 Helen G. Nassif Community Cancer Center opened
2010 IRPE Gold Award - First hospital in state to achieve gold level
2010 St. Luke's Cancer Care earns Commission on Cancer designation
2010 Press Ganey Top Improver Award for patient satisfaction
2010 Received Get With The Guidelines - Heart Failure Gold Performance Achievement Award from the American Heart Association and Get With the Guidelines - Stroke Gold Performance Achievement Award from the American Stroke Association.
2010 Chest Pain Center Accreditation from the Society of Chest Pain Centers
2010 Designated a Blue Distinction Center for knee and hip replacement
2009 Named a Top 100 hospital for the third time
2009 Awarded Magnet status by the ANCC
2009 St. Luke's Marion Campus opened
2009 St. Luke's opened new Emergency Department
 2008  Named a Truven Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospital
2008 St. Luke's Children's Campus in Hiawatha opened
2008 First hospital in Iowa to acquire the Robotic Catheter System to treat heart rhythm disorders
2008 First pediatric hospitalist program in Cedar Rapids began at St. Luke's
2008 Helen G. Nassif Pavilion opened
 2007  Named a Truven Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospital
2007 Named a Press Ganey Success Story Award Winner for patient satisfaction
2007 St. Luke's new Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation unit opened
2007 First in Iowa to install SOMATOM Definition CT scanner
2006 First hospitalist program in Cedar Rapids began at St. Luke's.
2006 10,000 open-heart surgeries performed at St. Luke's
2006 First hospital in Iowa to receive the CARF Inpatient Stroke Specialty Program accreditation
 2005  Named a Top 100 Hospital for second consecutive year
2005 First robot-assisted surgery performed at a Cedar Rapids hospital
2004 St. Luke's named a Top 100 Hospital, Top 50 Heart Hospital
2001 St. Luke's recognized as a Top 100 Stroke Hospital
2001 Helen G. Nassif Center for Women's & Children's Health opened
2000 Nassif Heart Center opened
1998 Surgery Center Cedar Rapids opened
1995 First Cedar Rapids hospital to put in cardiac stents
1994 St. Luke's joined UnityPoint Health
1983 First cardiac rehabilitation facility in eastern Iowa opened
1983 Birth Care Center established
1983 SurgiCare for outpatient surgery opened
1981 Lifeguard air ambulance program arrived
1978 First open-heart surgery performed at a Cedar Rapids hospital
1977 Newborn Intensive Care Unit opened
1972 First total joint replacement performed at a Cedar Rapids hospital
1972 Family Practice Residency program initiated
1972 St Luke's and University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics established the Iowa's only emergency     medicine residency program
1966 St. Luke's Cardiac Care Unit began operation
1960 Intensive Care Unit opened and east wing completed
1951 St. Luke's main hospital expansion completed
1948 Women's Auxiliary organized
1944 School of X-ray Technology started
1925 Cornerstone laid for west wing
1924 Medical staff organized and St. Luke's recognized as a "standardized" hospital by the American   College of Surgeons
1914 Cedar Rapids' first caesarean delivery
1892 Nursing school founded
1884 Cornerstone laid