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Awards & Recognitions

CentraCare maintains a clear focus on quality. Our dedicated, skilled professionals strive to deliver outstanding clinical outcomes and a superior patient experience. National recognition for outstanding care and workplace includes:

  • Magnet Award for Excellence in Nursing (four-time designee)
  • Truven 100 Top Hospitals
  • Named one of the top hospitals in the United States by Newsweek in their 2021 “World’s Best Hospitals” list. CentraCare – St. Cloud Hospital ranked No. 45 in the nation on the list and No. 2 in Minnesota.
  • CentraCare - St. Cloud Hospital has been listed in "100 Great Community Hospitals" by Becker's Hospital Review
  • U.S. News & World Report "America's Best Hospitals"
    • CentraCare - St. Cloud Hospital ranks in the Top 50 nationally in two adult specialties:
      • Cardiology & Heart Surgery
      • Pulmonology
    • St. Cloud Hospital ranks as High Performing in six adult specialties:
      • Gastroenterology & GI surgery
      • Geriatrics
      • Nephrology
      • Neurology & neurosurgery
      • Orthopedics
      • Urology
    • St. Cloud Hospital also was rated as High Performing in the handling of nine of 10 surgical procedures and chronic conditions.
  • St. Cloud Hospital's Intensive Care Unit has been awarded a Gold-Level Beacon Award For Excellence by the American Association of Critical Care Nurses.
  • Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal "Best Place to Work" (seven-time honoree)
    • Large employer category

While national awards affirm our quality, compassionate care remains our hallmark.