Rankings and Recognition

We consistently achieve high ratings from professional organizations, including the following:

Clinical & Service Excellence

  • Leapfrog gave SJH an “A” for efforts in protecting patients from harm and meeting the highest safety standards
  • Best Regional Hospital in Syracuse and Central NY for third consecutive year by U.S. New and World Report and ranked #10 in the state
  • Magnet Designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center
  • St. Joseph’s received the HANYS (Healthcare Association of New York State) 2016 Pinnacle Award for Quality & Safety
  • Excellus BlueCross BlueShield – Blue Distinction Center for Maternity Care under Blue Distinction Specialty Care program
  • St. Joseph’s Health Hospital Neonatal service received the Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award
  • Three Stars from The Society of Thoracic Surgeons in: Coronary Artery Bypass, Aortic Valve Replacement, and Mitral Valve Replacement
  • St. Joseph’s Health Hospital received the Excellence In Healthcare Award for Surgical Facility of the Year
  • Becker’s named St. Joseph’s Health Hospital Top 100 Hospitals in the U.S. for Heart Surgery
  • Received CEO Gold Standard Award from the American Cancer Society
  • Consumer Reports named St. Joseph’s Health Hospital as one the top 15 heart surgery centers in the US
  • St. Joseph’s Health Hospital received the Women’s Choice Award as one of American’s Best Hospitals for Orthopedics, Baraitrics, Obstetrics, and Heart Care
  • National Certification received from DVV GL Healthcare as a Primary Stroke Center
  • Named one of the nation’s top 50 Cardiovascular Hospitals by IBM Watson Health
  • Received Healthgrades Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award for fifth year
  • Awarded 5-stars from Health Grades in: Cardiac surgery, valve surgery, coronary bypass, spinal fusion and total knee replacement
  • Awarded 5-star recipient for Vaginal Delivery by Healthgrades
  • Gold Beacon Designation to CVICU and MSICU
  • Top six hospitals in NE for outcomes associated with heart bypass and aortic valve replacement
  • Most Wired Hospital for eight consecutive years
  • “Clean Heat and Power Champion”
  • National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission: St. Joseph’s College of Nursing (Five-year national accreditation)

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