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 (five-time designee)
  • Truven 100 Top Hospitals
  • Fortune/PINC AI™ 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals™
  • U.S. News & World Report's “Best Hospitals”
    • CentraCare – St. Cloud Hospital ranks as High Performing in three adult specialties:
      • Cardiology & Heart Surgery
      • Pulmonology & Lung Surgery
      • Urology
    • St. Cloud Hospital also received strong ratings in the handling of 13 surgical procedures and chronic conditions.
  • Beacon Awards For Excellence
    • Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (silver)
    • Intensive Care Unit (gold)
    • Medical Progressive Care Unit (silver)
    • Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (silver)
    • Telemetry (gold)
    • Cardiovascular Thoracic Unit (silver)
  • 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.