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
  • CentraCare - St. Cloud Hospital has been listed in "100 Great Community Hospitals" by Becker's Hospital Review
  • U.S. News & World Report's “Best Hospitals”
    • CentraCare - St. Cloud Hospital ranks in the Top 50 nationally in two adult specialties:
      • Cardiology & Heart Surgery
      • Pulmonology & Lung Surgery
    • St. Cloud Hospital ranks as High Performing in two adult specialties:
      • Geriatrics
      • Urology
    • St. Cloud Hospital also received strong ratings in the handling of 16 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
  • The Structural Heart & Valve Clinic at CentraCare Heart & Vascular Center received recognition as one of the nation’s top three sites for cardiac innovation in 2021 by the Advisory Board.

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