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Recognition & Accolades

Baptist Health South Florida is recognized as the area's largest private employer. We are also known as an award-winning organization with a Gold Standard of performance that continuously sets the bar.

 

  • Outstanding Achievement Award - The American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer has awarded cancer services at Baptist, Baptist Children's and South Miami Hospitals for providing quality cancer care in addition to a three-year accreditation with commendation. (2013)
  • U.S. News & World Report 2012-2013 Best Hospital Rankings
    • South Miami Hospital is ranked #1 as the Best Regional Hospital in South Florida and #4 in Florida. Also, achieved top national honors for its specialty programs in geriatrics and orthopedics, as well as regional honors in nine specialties
    • Baptist Hospital is recognized in 10 specialties in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale metropolitan area, including cancer, cardiology and heart surgery, and neurology and neurosurgery
    • Doctors Hospital received regional recognition in six specialties, including orthopedics
    • Homestead Hospital received regional recognition in three specialties, including geriatrics, urology, and pulmonology.
  • 100 Best Companies to Work For - Fortune magazine. (2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003,1999, 1998)
  • World's Most Ethical Companies - Ethisphere Institute (2012, 2011)
  • Most Wired Hospitals - Hospital & Health Networks. (2012, 2011, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2003, 2002, 2001, 1999)
  • Environmental Excellence Award - Practice Greenhealth presented to Baptist Health hospitals (2012, 2011); Baptist Hospital and Doctors Hospital (2010)
  • Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles - Platinum Award to Baptist Health from the National Business Group on Health (2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005)
  • Leapfrog National Patient Safety Scorecard - Baptist, Doctors, Homestead and South Miami Hospitals all received an A grade in patient safety from the Leapfrog Group (November 2012, June 2012)
  • Consumer Reports Hospital Safety Ratings - scored all eligible Baptist Health hospitals as among the safest hospitals in Miami-Dade. (South Miami Hospital tops in safety, Fall 2012; Homestead Hospital tops in safety, Spring 2012)
  • Press Ganey - recognized Baptist Health with a record seven Summit Awards for sustained excellence in patient satisfaction.
  • VHA Leadership Award for Clinical Excellence to Baptist Hospital, Doctors Hospital and Mariners Hospital (2012); Doctors Hospital (2010); Mariners Hospital (2009)
  • Silver Anvil Award - Public Relations Society of America presented to West Kendall Baptist Hospital for excellence in consumer services marketing (2012)
  • 100 Best Companies for Working Mothers and Working Mother Hall of Fame - Working Mother magazine. (2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992, 1991, 1989)
  • Great Workplace Award for having a productive and engaged workforce - The Gallup Organization. (2011, 2009)
  • World's Most Ethical Companies - Ethisphere Institute (2011)
  • Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles - Platinum Award to Baptist Health from the National Business Group on Health. (2011,2010,2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005)
  • Sustainable Florida Best Practice Awards (Not-for-Profit category) - Collins Center for Public Policy (2011)
  • Most Wired Innovator Award - Hospital and Health Networks presented to Baptist Health South Florida for the PineApp smart phone app (2011)
  • Leapfrog Top Rural Hospital - Leapfrog Group presented to Mariners Hospital for high-quality care and patient safety (2011)
  • Top Performer on Key Quality Measures - The Joint Commission presented to South Miami, Doctors and Mariners hospitals (2011)
  • Highest Three-Star Rating for Clinical Quality in Heart Surgery - The Society for Thoracic Surgeons presented to Baptist Hospital and the Baptist Health Cardiac & Thoracic Surgical Group (2011)
  • Corporation of the Year - Legacy Magazine (formerly Success South Florida) (2011)
  • Best of the Best Places to Give Birth - South Florida Parenting magazine to Baptist Hospital and South Miami Hospital (2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007)
  • Magnet Hospital - American Nurses Association to Baptist Hospital for Excellence in Nursing through 2015. (2011, 2006, 2002, 1998)
  • Magnet Hospital - American Nurses Association to South Miami Hospital for Excellence in Nursing through 2012. (2008, 2004)
  • Best Pediatric Hospital in Miami-Dade County - South Florida Parenting magazine to Baptist Children's Hospital (2011)
  • Beacon Award for Critical Care Excellence - American Association of Critical Care Nurses to Baptist Hospital (2011)
  • Press Ganey Summit Award for ranking in the 95th percentile or above for overall patient satisfaction - Presented to Baptist Medical Plazas at Miami Lakes, Tamiami Trail (2011, 2010), and Westchester (2010); Baptist Mammography Center at Macy's, The Falls (2011, 2010, 2008, 2007); South Miami Hospital Outpatient (2011, 2010); Medical Arts Surgery Center at South Miami (2010)
  • Most Diverse of Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For. (2010)
  • 100 Best Places to Work in Healthcare - Modern Healthcare magazine. (2010),(2009), (2008)
  • Corporate Health Achievement Award - American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.(2010)
  • Best Hospital/Medical Provider - International Travel Insurance Journal (ITIJ). (2010)
  • Excellence in Healthcare Award - South Florida Business Journal presented to Baptist Health South Florida; Employer category (2010); Hospital category (2009)
  • Environmental Excellence Award - Practice Greenhealth presented to Baptist Hospital. (2010)
  • Governor's Sterling Award - Florida Sterling Council presented to South Miami Hospital for performance excellence. (2010)
  • Leapfrog Top Hospital Award - Leapfrog Group presented to Homestead Hospital for high scores in efficiency. (2010)
  • Press Ganey Summit Award for ranking in the 95th percentile or above for overall patient satisfaction - Presented to Baptist Medical Plazas at Miami Lakes, Tamiami Trail and Westchester (2010); Medical Arts Surgery Center at South Miami (2010); South Miami Hospital (2010); Baptist Mammography Center at Macy's, The Falls. (2010, 2008, 2007)
  • Press Ganey Top Improver Award - Presented to Baptist Hospital Emergency Department. (2010)

For complete list of awards prior to 2010, please click here.

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