Quality/Awards and Accolades
At Butler Health System, our focus is on high-quality care in the most
affordable setting. From focusing on improving the patient experience
to continuing excellence with our clinical outcomes, we strive to make
all of our experiences the very best that they can be.
For more information on our results, click on one of the links below:
Awards and Accolades
"A" Rating for Hospital Safety - The
Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade is the only hospital rating focused exclusively on hospital safety. Its
A, B, C, D or F letter grades are a quick way for consumers to choose
the safest hospital to seek care.
American College of Cardiology Chest Pain Center with Primary PCI Accreditation - Butler Health System ensures that patients who arrive at the hospital
complaining of chest pain or other symptoms of a heart attack receive
the treatment necessary during the critical window of time when the integrity
of the heart muscle can be preserved. BHS has enhanced the quality of
care for the ACS patient and has demonstrated its commitment to higher
National Cariocascular Data Registry (NCDR*) Action Registry Platinum Performance
Achievement Award - Butler Health System has demonstrated sustained achievement in the ACTION
Registry for eight consecutive quarters and has performed at the top level
of standards for specific performance measures. Full participation in
the registry engages hospitals
in a robust quality improvement process using data to drive improvements
in adherence to guideline recommendations and overall quality of care
provided to heart attack patients.
Primary Stroke Certification - HFAP is a nationally recognized not-for-profit accreditation organization
with deeming authority from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
This designation recognizes the hospital’s commitment to excellence
in the care, stabilization and treatment of stroke patients.
Gold Plus and Target: Stroke Honor Roll - We’re proud to be recognized by the American Heart Association
and American Stroke Association for our active involvement in Get With
The Guidelines®-Stroke, and Target: StrokeSM, a program designed to
help hospitals make sure patients get the benefits of the latest scientific
PA Department of Health Stroke Center Designation - The Stroke Center designation from the PA DOH promotes a culture of excellence
at the hospital and gives the community we serve confidence in the quality
of stroke care received at our facility.
UPMC Hip and Knee Joint Replacement Surgery Center of Excellence - UPMC has recognized Butler Health System for our low complication rates,
recognized that BHS facilities and orthopedic surgeons demonstrate high-quality
outcomes, and optimal patient experience for UPMC Health Plan members.
Lung Cancer Screening Center Designation - Butler Health System has been designated a Lung Cancer Screening Center
by the American College of Radiology.
Chest Pain Center Accreditation - Butler Health System has been named a Chest Pain Center with PCI (Percutaneous
Coronary Intervention) from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care
(SCPC). This program has received a three-year accreditation and is subject
to an ongoing process of performance improvement.
BHS and Wellbe Awarded HHS Grant for Diabetes Self Management - The United States Department of Health and Human Services has awarded
a $200,000 grant to Butler Health System and Madison, WI based-Wellbe
as part of the Rural Health Care Services Outreach Grant Program to support
diabetes self-management using online patient engagement. The project
will serve rural areas of Butler, Clarion, Lawrence, and Venango counties
with an innovative diabetes support and education system coordinated by
Butler Health System and in partnership with Clarion Hospital and Seneca
American Heart Association Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award - Butler Health System has received the American Heart Association/American
Stroke Association's Get With The Guidelines Stroke Plus Quality Achievement
Award with Target Stroke Honor Roll Elite. This award recognized the hospital's
commitment and success ensuring that stroke patients receive the most
appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based
guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence. To receive this award,
hospitals must achieve 85% or higher adherence to all Get With The Guidelines
Stroke achievement indicators for two or more consecutive 12 month periods
and achieved 75% or higher compliance with 5 of 8 Get With The Guidelines
Stroke Quality measures.
100 Top Hospitals Award by IBM Watson Health 2018 - For a third year, Butler Health System was named one of the nation’s
100 Top Hospitals by IBM Watson HealthTM. Formerly known as the Truven Health Analytics® 100 Top Hospitals,
this study spotlights the top-performing hospitals in the U.S. list based
on a balanced scorecard of publicly available clinical, operational and
patient satisfaction metrics and data.
Click here to learn more about this recognition.
100 Top Hospitals Everest Award by IBM Watson Health 2018 - As an Everest award winner, Butler Memorial Hospital is one of only 13
hospitals in the nation that has simultaneously set the national benchmark
for both balanced excellence in a single year, as well as greatest improvement
over five consecutive years.
Click here to learn more about this recognition.