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A Recognized Leader In Health Care

Many organizations help patients identify quality in health care. For example, credentialing organizations recognize quality through certifications, accreditations, and designations. Other groups offer quality-related awards. Deaconess continues to be recognized among the best.

Heart & Stroke Care

  • Primary Stroke Center Joint Commission Disease Specific Accreditation 2010
  • Anthem Blue Distinction Center for Cardiac Care 2010
  • United Healthcare Premium Cardiac Specialty Center 2010
    • Rhythm Management
    • Cardiac Surgery
    • Interventional Cardiac Care
  • Deaconess Cardiac Rehab Center - Certified by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Orthopedic Care

  • Anthem Blue Distinction Center for Spine Surgery 2010
  • Anthem Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip Replacement 2010
  • United Healthcare Premium Surgical Spine Specialty Center 2010
  • United Healthcare Premium Total Joint Specialty Center 2010

Trauma & Critical Care

  • Level II Trauma Center-State of Illinois and American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma
  • Critical Care Challenge Winner - by the Greater Evansville Chapter of the American Association of Critical Care NursesReturn to Top of Page

Women's Health

  • Hospital Quality Program Meritorious Award - awarded to The Women's Hospital by Anthem (2005)
  • Award of Excellence for Improving Care in the Hospital Setting - awarded to The Women's Hospital from Medicare Quality improvement Organization for Indiana
  • Johnson's Childbirth Nursing Awards - The Women's Hospital nursing staff has received multiple patient nominations for their dedication and skill.

Rehabilitation & Extended Care

  • HealthSouth Deaconess Rehabilitation Hospital - Accredited by Joint Commission
  • Deaconess Cardiac Rehab Center - Certified by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Respiratory Health

  • Quality Respiratory Care Recognition - by American Association for Respiratory Care

Children's Health

  • 100% Immunization Compliance Award for Deaconess Medical Group Gateway Pediatrics - by the Indiana State Department of Health
  • Deaconess Children's Enrichment Center - Accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young ChildrenReturn to Top of Page


  • Deaconess Diabetes Center - Meets National Standard for Self Management Education established by the American Diabetes Association

Hormonal Disease

  • America's Best Hospitals for Hormonal Disease - by US News & World Report

Patient Safety

  • Distinguished Hospital Award for Patient Safety - by National Survey Company
  • HFAP - Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program

Sleep Health

  • Deaconess Sleep Center - Accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine


  • Best Health/Healthcare Content by eHealthcare
  • Best in Class Web Site - Marketing by Greystone
  • Top 25 Connected by Health Imaging and IT

Overall Quality

  • Family Friendly and Diversity Practices Award - Evansville Area Human Resources Association
  • Deaconess Hospital A+ Rating - Standard & Poor's Ratings Services, Fitch
  • President's Award of Honor - VHA National Leadership Awards 2007