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National Recognition and Awards

UW Health, a comprehensive health system that includes the renowned University of Wisconsin Hospital and American Family Children's Hospital, is recognized as one of the most progressive and prominent medical centers in the country, and the quality of our work is often recognized by influential organizations and media institutions.
 
Use the links below to learn about the major recognition and awards UW Health has garnered.
 
Recent national accolades include the following:
 
American Family Children's Hospital Ranks Among Top 50 Children's Hospitals for 2016-17

American Family Children

Madison, Wisconsin - American Family Children's Hospital is among the top 50 children's hospitals in six medical and surgical specialties in the annual U.S. News and World Report Best Children's Hospital rankings for 2016-2017.The children's hospital...
6/21/2016 | American Family Children's Hospital Ranks Among Top 50 Children's Hospitals for 2016-17

UW Carbone Cancer Center Joins Elite National Group

UW Carbone Cancer Center Joins Elite National Group

Madison, Wisconsin - The University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center has joined the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN), a not-for-profit alliance of 27 of the nation’s leading cancer centers. NCCN, which is devoted to improving...
4/05/2016 | UW Carbone Cancer Center Joins Elite National Group

UW Health Recognized for Reducing Inpatient Blood Clots

UW Health Recognized for Reducing Inpatient Blood Clots

Madison, Wisconsin - UW Health has been recognized by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as one of eight institutions in the U.S. that have come up with effective ways to reduce hospital-acquired blood clots. The CDC creat...
4/05/2016 | UW Health Recognized for Reducing Inpatient Blood Clots

Hospitals Earn Top Honors for Inclusiveness

Hospitals Earn Top Honors for Inclusiveness

Madison, Wisconsin - University Hospital and American Family Children’s Hospital have been recognized as Leaders in LGBT Health Care Quality by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, the educational arm of the country’s largest lesbi...
3/24/2016 | Hospitals Earn Top Honors for Inclusiveness

UW Health Physicians Honored in Madison Magazine's 2016 Top Doctors Survey

UW Health Physicians Honored in Madison Magazine

Madison, Wisconsin - For its biennial Top Doctors feature, Madison Magazine asks doctors in the Madison area which local physicians they would recommend to friends, family members and loved ones. Physicians designated as "Top Doctors" in ea...
3/23/2016 | UW Health Physicians Honored in Madison Magazine's 2016 Top Doctors Survey

UW Health Recognized as a National Leader in Health Care Quality

UW Health Recognized as a National Leader in Health Care Quality

Madison, Wisconsin - UW Health has been named one of the nation's top five leaders in health care quality, according to national benchmarking data assessed by UHC, an alliance of the nation's leading academic medical centers. At its annual ...
11/11/2015 | UW Health Recognized as a National Leader in Health Care Quality

UW Health, SwedishAmerican Hospitals Get A Grade in Patient Safety

UW Health, SwedishAmerican Hospitals Get A Grade in Patient Safety

Madison, Wisconsin - Two UW Health hospitals received a grade of “A” in a report just released by The Leapfrog Group, a national non-profit group advocating for better quality and greater transparency in health care. University ...
11/05/2015 | UW Health, SwedishAmerican Hospitals Get A Grade in Patient Safety

Mother, Nurse, Kidney Donor: "Working Mom of the Year"

Mother, Nurse, Kidney Donor: "Working Mom of the Year"

Madison, Wisconsin - Alysia Hanson insists she is just a regular mom. But not every mother donates one of her kidneys to her four-year-old son to save his life. "I really feel it's what any mom would do in my situation," said Hanson, who is...
9/22/2015 | Mother, Nurse, Kidney Donor: "Working Mom of the Year"

Newsweek Ranks 15 Carbone Cancer Center Physicians as Tops in Nation

Newsweek Ranks 15 Carbone Cancer Center Physicians as Tops in Nation

Madison, Wisconsin - In its recent special cancer issue, Newsweek magazine named 15 physicians associated with the UW Carbone Cancer Center to its "Top Cancer Doctors 2015" list. UW Carbone doctors on the list include:Dr. Ruth O’ Regan, br...
8/10/2015 | Newsweek Ranks 15 Carbone Cancer Center Physicians as Tops in Nation

UW Hospital and Clinics State's Top Hospital for Fourth Straight Year

UW Hospital and Clinics State

Madison, Wisconsin - University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics is ranked among the nation's top 50 hospitals in 10 medical specialties, one more than last year, and retained its position as the best hospital in Wisconsin. The rankings are inc...
7/21/2015 | UW Hospital and Clinics State's Top Hospital for Fourth Straight Year