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
  • U.S. News & World Report "America's Best Hospitals"
    • St. Cloud Hospital is one of 29 hospitals in the nation with strong ratings in the handling of two chronic conditions — COPD and heart failure — and seven surgical procedures, including:
      • Colon cancer surgery
      • Lung cancer surgery
      • Heart bypass surgery
      • Aortic valve surgery
      • Abdominal aortic aneurysm repair
      • Knee replacement
      • Hip replacement
    • St. Cloud Hospital also ranks nationally in three adult specialties:
      • Cardiology & Heart Surgery
      • Pulmonology
      • Geriatrics
  • 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.