2012 Barnes-Jewish Hospital Report to the Community

National leaders in medicine

Ranked among the nation’s elite hospitals.

We're proud to share selected awards and accomplishments from 2012.

20 years on the U.S. News & World Report Honor Roll of Best Hospitals

2012 Honors & Accomplishments

    • Magnet Recognized: American Nurses Credentialing Center
    • 1 of 8 in Missouri
    • Highest honor in nursing

    Magnet redesignation in 2013

    The first adult hospital to earn Magnet designation in 2003, we worked throughout 2012 to earn redesignation. The hospital is only one of eight in Missouri to earn Magnet designation, which recognizes quality patient care and nursing excellence.

  • Consumer Choice Award for 17th consecutive year

    Hospitals recognized by health care consumers in more than 300 markets throughout the United States for having the highest quality and image. Barnes-Jewish Hospital was the highest ranked hospital on the list in the St. Louis area for the 17th consecutive year.

    • Consumer Choice Award

    • 2012/2013 Consumer Choice #1: National Research Coproration
    • The Joint Commision National Quality Approval
    • Joint Commission

    Joint Commission Accredited Programs

    in long term care and behavioral health care

    Joint Commission Advanced Certification

    in lung volume reduction surgery, stroke, ventricular assist device

    Joint Commission Certification

    in epilepsy, joint replacement-hip, joint replacement-knee

  • American Stroke Association/American Heart Association

    Get with the Guidelines-Stroke (GWTG-Stroke)
    Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award

    • Gold Plus Performance Achievement award

    • Best Fed Beginnings
    • Best Fed Beginnings

    Barnes-Jewish Hospital was one of 89 hospitals selected to participate in Best Fed Beginnings, a first-of-its-kind national effort to significantly improve breast-feeding rates and help hospitals become Baby-Friendly designated.

  • Approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of fenestrated endovascular stent grafts

    Surgeons at the Washington University and Barnes-Jewish Heart & Vascular Center are among few in the nation providing a new alternative to patients diagnosed with complex abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA).

    • U.S. FDA Approval

    • FDA
    • The Daisy Award
    • The Daisy Award

    Barnes-Jewish Hospital began using the DAISY Award program in 2012 to honor exemplary nurses

    A national nursing recognition program, the DAISY Award winners represent some of the hospital's best qualities in patient care.

  • Training new nurses and physicians is critical to the hospital's vision to be national leaders in medicine

    Last year, 2,076 undergraduate nursing students were trained through clinical rotations and the nurse preceptor program at Barnes-Jewish Hospital.

    • New Nurse Training

    • 2,076 Undergraduate Nursing Students
    • Clinic Space increased by 143%
    • Center for Outpatient Health

    Center for Outpatient Health opens

    This new facility on the Washington University Medical Center campus provides an upgraded environment with improved access to services for thousands of St. Louisans who have difficulty affording or accessing health care.

    Original Clinics
    23,617 sq. ft.
    Center for Outpatient Health
    57,450 sq. ft.
  • American Heart Association's (AHA) Mission:
    Lifeline Gold Award

    The award recognizes the success of Barnes-Jewish Hospital and it's physician partners at Washington University School of Medicine in providing quality care to heart attack patients. Barnes-Jewish is the only St. Louis area hospital to receive this recognition.

    • Lifeline Gold Award

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