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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:
 
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

American Family Children's Hospital Ranks Among Top 50 Children's Hospitals

American Family Children

Madison, Wisconsin - American Family Children's Hospital is among the top 50 children's hospitals in five medical and surgical specialties in the annual U.S. News and World Report Best Children's Hospitals rankings for 2015-2016.American Family Child...
6/09/2015 | American Family Children's Hospital Ranks Among Top 50 Children's Hospitals

UW Hospital and Clinics Among Becker's "100 Great Hospitals" in America

UW Hospital and Clinics Among Becker

Madison, Wisconsin - UW Hospital and Clinics is one of the "100 Great Hospitals in America," says Becker's Hospital Review in the 2015 edition of this annual ranking. Becker's considered more than 600 hospitals in creating this year's list. The ...
5/27/2015 | UW Hospital and Clinics Among Becker's "100 Great Hospitals" in America

UW Hospital Performs Well in New "Common Care" Rating

UW Hospital Performs Well in New "Common Care" Rating

Madison, Wisconsin - University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics met or exceeded expected performance standards in all five categories of U.S. News & World Report's first ratings for "common care." Expanding on its long-standing ranking of ...
5/20/2015 | UW Hospital Performs Well in New "Common Care" Rating

UW Hospital and Clinics Again Among Top Healthcare Employers

UW Hospital and Clinics Again Among Top Healthcare Employers

Madison, Wisconsin - University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics was named to the 2015 list of "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare," compiled by Becker's Healthcare. This is the second consecutive year that UWHC has been named to the list. ...
4/08/2015 | UW Hospital and Clinics Again Among Top Healthcare Employers

UW Hospital and Clinics Honored Again for Supply Chain Management

UW Hospital and Clinics Honored Again for Supply Chain Management

Madison, Wisconsin - For the third time in four years, UW Hospital and Clinics has been honored as the top performer in supply chain management by University HealthSystem Consortium. This is the seventh consecutive year that UWHC was recognized ...
11/12/2014 | UW Hospital and Clinics Honored Again for Supply Chain Management