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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 Hospital Among Becker Hospital Review's "100 Great Hospitals in America"

UW Hospital Among Becker Hospital Review

Madison, Wisconsin - University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics is one of the "100 Great Hospitals in America," says Becker's Hospital Review in the 2014 edition of this annual ranking. Becker's considered more than 600 hospitals in creating t...
4/03/2014 | UW Hospital Among Becker Hospital Review's "100 Great Hospitals in America"

UW Hospital and Clinics Achieves Magnet Re-Designation

UW Hospital and Clinics Achieves Magnet Re-Designation

Madison, Wisconsin - An eruption of cheers and applause from the crowd of nurses, administrators and hospital staff in room 1325 of the Health Sciences Learning Center greeted the news that UW Hospital and Clinics achieved its hard-earned, four-year ...
2/19/2014 | UW Hospital and Clinics Achieves Magnet Re-Designation

More Than 200 UW Health Providers On Best Doctors in America List

More Than 200 UW Health Providers On Best Doctors in America List

Madison, Wisconsin - More than 200 UW Health physicians were named to the Best Doctors in America® List for 2014, an honor determined by impartial peer review and earned by only 5 percent of doctors in the United States. The Best Doctor...
1/14/2014 | More Than 200 UW Health Providers On Best Doctors in America List

UW Hospital and Clinics Earns National Honor for Reducing Infections

UW Hospital and Clinics Earns National Honor for Reducing Infections

Madison, Wisconsin - University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics was recognized today for taking a major step forward in reducing health care-associated infections (HAI), as it received the 2013 Partnership in Prevention Award through the U.S. Depar...
11/26/2013 | UW Hospital and Clinics Earns National Honor for Reducing Infections

Donna Katen-Bahensky Named One of Nation's Top Women in Health Care

Donna Katen-Bahensky Named One of Nation

Madison, Wisconsin - Donna Katen-Bahensky, president and CEO of UW Hospital and Clinics, has been named one of the top women leaders in health care across the country. Becker’s Hospital Review, a monthly publication devoted to business and...
10/21/2013 | Donna Katen-Bahensky Named One of Nation's Top Women in Health Care

UW Hospital and Clinics Honored for Top Business Performance

UW Hospital and Clinics Honored for Top Business Performance

Madison, Wisconsin - University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics is one of six academic medical centers in the U.S. recognized for top performance in supply-chain management. This is the sixth year that the University Healthsystem Consortium (U...
10/18/2013 | UW Hospital and Clinics Honored for Top Business Performance

UW Hospital Honored Again for 'Higher Standard' of Heart Attack Care

UW Hospital Honored Again for

Madison, Wisconsin - For the second consecutive year, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics has been awarded a Platinum Performance Achievement Award from the American College of Cardiology Foundation and the American Heart Association for imp...
10/04/2013 | UW Hospital Honored Again for 'Higher Standard' of Heart Attack Care

UW Hospital One of Top 100 Companies for Working Parents

UW Hospital One of Top 100 Companies for Working Parents

Madison, Wisconsin - UW Hospital and Clinics has been named one of the top 100 employers for working parents by Working Mother magazine, the only publication dedicated to working parents. This is the seventh year in a row UW Hospital and Clinics...
9/17/2013 | UW Hospital One of Top 100 Companies for Working Parents

UW Health Garners National Social Media Praise

UW Health Garners National Social Media Praise

Madison, Wisconsin - Given its recent designation by US News & World Report as Wisconsin's best hospital, you know UW Health excels at providing top-notch cancer care, performing intricate brain surgeries and ending their patients' asthma agonie...
7/25/2013 | UW Health Garners National Social Media Praise

UW Hospital and Clinics Repeats as State's Top Hospital by U.S. News & World Report

UW Hospital and Clinics Repeats as State

Madison, Wisconsin - U.S. News & World Report magazine has named University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics the top hospital in Wisconsin for the second year in a row - and among the nation's top 50 hospitals in nine medical specialties, an inc...
7/15/2013 | UW Hospital and Clinics Repeats as State's Top Hospital by U.S. News & World Report