2019 Guardian of Excellence Award Winners

2019 Recipients of the Guardian of Excellence Award®

CLINICAL QUALITY

  • Faith Regional Health Services, Norfolk, Neb. 
  • Grant Memorial Hospital, Petersburg, W. Va. 
  • Hedrick Medical Center, Chillicothe, Mo. 
  • HSHS Good Shepherd Hospital, Shelbyville, Ill. 
  • HSHS St. Francis Hospital, Litchfield, Ill. 
  • Lallie Kemp Medical Center, Independence, La. 
  • Lawrence Medical Center, Moulton, Ala. 
  • Rush Oak Park Hospital, Oak Park, Ill. 
  • SSM Health St. Clare Hospital – Baraboo, Baraboo, Wis. 
  • SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital – Janesville, Janesville, Wis. 
  • Wright Memorial Hospital, Trenton, Mo.

EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT

  • Black River Memorial Hospital, Black River Falls, Wis.
  • Bone and Joint Clinic, Wausau, Wis.
  • Cook Children’s Health Care System, Fort Worth, Texas
  • Driscoll Health System, Corpus Christi, Texas
  • Hill Country Memorial, Fredericksburg, Texas
  • Hospice of the Red River Valley, Fargo, N.D.
  • Houston Methodist, Houston, Texas
  • Kirby Medical Center, Monticello, Ill.
  • Mankato Clinic, Mankato, Minn.
  • Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center, Chanute, Kan.
  • Nor-Lea Hospital District, Lovington, N.M.
  • Southern Ohio Medical Center, Portsmouth, Ohio
  • St. Tammany Parish Hospital, Covington, La.
  • Stoughton Hospital, Stoughton, Wis.
  • Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Flower Mound, Flower Mound, Texas
  • Texas Institute for Surgery, Dallas, Texas
  • University Medical Center, Lubbock, Texas
  • Uvalde Memorial Hospital, Uvalde, Texas

PATIENT EXPERIENCE

  • Abilene Eye Institute, Abilene, Texas
  • Abrazo Arizona Heart Hospital, Phoenix, Ariz.
  • Advanced Kidney Care of North Texas, Plano, Texas
  • Advanced Surgical Hospital, Washington, Pa.
  • AdventHealth Gordon Outpatient Oncology, Calhoun, Ga.
  • AdventHealth Palm Harbor ED, Palm Harbor, Fla.
  • AdventHealth South Overland Park ED, Overland Park, Kan.
  • Advocate Aurora Health, Grafton, Wis.
  • Arkansas Surgical Hospital, North Little Rock, Ark.
  • Ashtabula County Medical Center, Ashtabula, Ohio
  • Aventura Hospital & Medical Center, Aventura, Fla.
  • Baptist Emergency Hospital Overlook Parkway, San Antonio, Texas
  • Baptist Satellites/Baptist Medical Plaza at Tamiami Trail, Miami, Fla.
  • Baraga County Memorial Hospital, L’Anse, Mich.
  • BayCare Outpatient Imaging Big Bend, Riverview, Fla.
  • BayCare Outpatient Imaging Hampton Lakes, Tampa, Fla.
  • BayCare Outpatient Imaging Trinity, Trinity, Fla.
  • BayCare Outpatient Imaging Vandyke, Lutz, Fla.
  • BayCare Outreach Laboratories at St. Anthony’s Medical Arts Building, St. Petersburg, Fla.
  • BayCare St. Joseph’s Hospital North, Lutz, Fla.
  • Baylor Medical Center at Uptown, Dallas, Texas
  • Baylor Scott & White – Hillcrest Family Health Center, Waco, Texas
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – McKinney, McKinney, Texas
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Waxahachie, Waxahachie, Texas
  • Baylor Scott & White Surgical Hospital – Fort Worth, Fort Worth, Texas
  • Baylor Scott & White Surgical Hospital – Sherman, Sherman, Texas
  • Baylor Scott & White The Heart Hospital – Plano, Plano, Texas
  • Blue Ridge Mountain Recovery Center, Ball Ground, Ga.
  • Broward Health, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
  • Cancer Treatment Centers of America – Chicago, Chicago, Ill.
  • Cancer Treatment Centers of America – Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pa.
  • Cardiovascular Associates of East Texas, PA, Tyler, Texas
  • Carol Milgard Breast Center, Tacoma, Wash.
  • Catskill Regional Medical Center – Callicoon Division, Callicoon, N.Y.
  • Chapel Hill Family Medicine, Hazlet, N.J.
  • Child Cardiology Associates, Fairfax, Va.
  • CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Alamo Heights, San Antonio, Texas
  • City of Hope, Duarte, Calif.
  • Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio
  • Cleveland Clinic Martin Health – St. Lucie West Emergency Department, Port St. Lucie, Fla.
  • Columbus Community Hospital, Columbus, Wis.
  • Community Memorial Hospital, Burke, S.D.
  • Community Memorial Hospital – UnityPoint Health, Sumner, Iowa
  • Complete Care Camp Bowie, Fort Worth, Texas
  • Complete Care Southlake, Southlake, Texas
  • Complete Emergency Care, San Antonio, Texas
  • Complete Health Network, Medley, Fla.
  • Cornerstone Pediatrics, Chesapeake, Va.
  • Cottage Health, Santa Barbara, Calif.
  • Davie Medical Center, Bermuda Run, N.C.
  • Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center – Newborn ICU, Idaho Falls, Idaho
  • Effingham Surgical Partners, LLC dba Effingham Ambulatory Surgery Center, Effingham, Ill.
  • Eisenhower Health, Rancho Mirage, Calif.
  • Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Manatí, Manatí, PR
  • Fairview Hospital, Great Barrington, Mass.
  • Frankfort Regional Medical Center, Frankfort, Ky.
  • Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin – Cancer Network, Menomonee Falls, Wis.
  • Fulcrum Health Inc., Plymouth, Minn.
  • Garfield Memorial Hospital, Panguitch, Utah
  • Geisinger Center for Aesthetics & Cosmetic Surgery, Danville, Pa.
  • Greenwich Hospital, Greenwich, Conn.
  • Grundy County Memorial Hospital, Grundy Center, Iowa
  • HCA Houston Healthcare Southeast, Pasadena, Texas
  • HCA Houston Healthcare West, Houston, Texas
  • HCA West Florida – Brandon Regional Hospital, Brandon, Fla.
  • HCA West Florida – Doctors Hospital of Sarasota, Sarasota, Fla.
  • Heart Hospital of Austin, Austin, Texas
  • Heber Valley Hospital, Heber City, Utah
  • Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital, Wyandotte, Mich.
  • Highlands-Cashiers Hospital, Highlands, N.C.
  • Hoag Orthopedic Institute, Irvine, Calif.
  • Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, N.Y.
  • HSHS Holy Family Hospital, Greenville, Ill.
  • HSHS St. Clare Regional Surgery Center, Oconto Falls, Wis.
  • Huntington Creek Recovery Center, Shickshinny, Pa.
  • Hutchinson Health Cancer Center, Hutchinson, Minn.
  • Imaging Center for Women, Fredericksburg, Va.
  • Inova Fair Oaks Hospital, Fairfax, Va.
  • Institute for Orthopaedic Surgery, Lima, Ohio
  • INTEGRIS Cancer Institute, Oklahoma City, Okla.
  • Iowa Specialty Hospital – Belmond, Belmond, Iowa
  • Iowa Specialty Hospital – Clarion, Clarion, Iowa
  • J. Arthur Dosher Memorial Hospital, Southport, N.C.
  • Jack Hughston Memorial Hospital, Phenix City, Ala.
  • James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute, Columbus, Ohio
  • Jewish Family Service of Tidewater, Virginia Beach, Va.
  • Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital, Hollywood, Fla.
  • Josie Robertson Surgery Center, New York, N.Y.
  • Kansas City Orthopaedic Institute, Leawood, Kan.
  • KRMC, Kingman, Ariz.
  • Lady of the Sea General Hospital, Cut Off, La.
  • Lafayette General Medical Doctors Group, Lafayette, La.
  • Lakeside Women’s Hospital, Oklahoma City, Okla.
  • LDS Hospital NICU, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Lexington Medical Center – Irmo, West Columbia, S.C.
  • Logan Regional Hospital NICU, Logan, Utah
  • Lourdes Physician Group, Lafayette, La.
  • Magruder Hospital, Port Clinton, Ohio
  • Mammoth Hospital, Mammoth Lakes, Calif.
  • Mayo Clinic Health System Osseo, Osseo, Wis.
  • Mayo Clinic Hospital Arizona, Phoenix, Ariz.
  • Mayo Clinic Hospital Florida, Jacksonville, Fla.
  • McBride Orthopedic Hospital, Oklahoma City, Okla.
  • MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas
  • Medical City McKinney, McKinney, Texas
  • Medical Imaging at Lee’s Hill, Fredericksburg, Va.
  • Mednax Pediatric Developmental Services, Las Vegas, Nev.
  • Memorial Cancer Institute, Hollywood, Fla.
  • Memorial Hermann Surgical Hospital First Colony, Sugar Land, Texas
  • Memorial Hospital Pembroke 24/7 Care Center, Pembroke Pines, Fla.
  • Memorial Physician Group, Hollywood, Fla.
  • Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood, Fla.
  • Memorial Regional Hospital South, Hollywood, Fla.
  • Memorial Satilla Health Rehabilitation Center, Waycross, Ga.
  • Memorial Sloan-Kettering, Manhattan, N.Y.
  • MercyCare Mount Vernon Clinic, Mount Vernon, Iowa
  • Methodist Texsan Hospital, San Antonio, Texas
  • Middle Park Health, Kremmling, Colo.
  • Middlesex Health Marlborough Emergency Department, Middletown, Conn.
  • Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, Fla.
  • Monmouth Center, ​Middletown, N.J.
  • Monroe Clinic, Monroe, Wis.
  • Mount Carmel New Albany, New Albany, Ohio
  • Nashville Pediatric Surgery, Nashville, Tenn.
  • Nemaha County Hospital, Auburn, Neb.
  • Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center, Chanute, Kan.
  • New England Baptist Hospital, Boston, Mass.
  • Newton-Wellesley Hospital, Newton, Mass.
  • North Carolina Heart & Vascular Hospital, Raleigh, N.C.
  • North Central Surgical Center Hospital, Dallas, Texas
  • North Oaks Health System, Hammond, La.
  • North Valley Hospital, Whitefish, Mont.
  • Northern Light CA Dean Hospital, Greenville, Maine
  • Northwell Health Imaging at Smithtown, Smithtown, N.Y.
  • Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Winfield, Ill.
  • Novant Health Clemmons Medical Center, Clemmons, N.C.
  • OASIS Hospital, Phoenix, Ariz.
  • Ochsner – St. Anne General Hospital, Raceland, La.
  • Ohio Valley Surgical Hospital, Springfield, Ohio
  • OhioHealth - Grady Memorial Hospital Lewis Center Free Standing Emergency Department, Delaware, Ohio 
  • OhioHealth – Grant Medical Center Freestanding Emergency Department – Powell, Powell, Ohio
  • OhioHealth – Grant Medical Center Freestanding Emergency Department – Reynoldsburg, Reynoldsburg, Ohio
  • OhioHealth McConnell Heart Health Center, Columbus, Ohio
  • Oil Center Surgical Plaza, Lafayette, La.
  • Oklahoma Heart Hospital, Oklahoma City, Okla.
  • Oklahoma Heart Hospital South, Oklahoma City, Okla.
  • Oklahoma Surgical Hospital, Tulsa, Okla.
  • Orange City Area Health System, Orange City, Iowa
  • OrthoIndy Hospital, Indianapolis, Ind.
  • Orthopaedic Hospital of Wisconsin, Glendale, Wis.
  • Orthopedic and Sports Injury Specialists, Frisco, Texas
  • Osceola Regional Medical Center, Kissimmee, Fla.
  • OSS Health, York, Pa.
  • Our Lady of Lourdes Cardiology, Cherry Hill, N.J.
  • Palms West Hospital, Loxahatchee, Fla.
  • Park City Hospital, Park City, Utah
  • Parkridge Medical Center, Chattanooga, Tenn.
  • PeaceHealth Peace Island Medical Center, Friday Harbor, Wash.
  • Pediatric Cardiology Associates San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas
  • Pediatrix Cardiology of Dallas, Dallas, Texas
  • Pelham Medical Center, Greer, S.C.
  • Phelps Hospital Northwell Health, Sleepy Hollow, N.Y.
  • Phoenix Endoscopy, Phoenix, Ariz.
  • Primary Children’s Hospital, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Prisma Health Patewood Hospital, Greenville, S.C.
  • ProHealth Oconomowoc Memorial Hospital Emergency Department, Oconomowoc, Wis.
  • ProMedica, Toledo, Ohio
  • Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center, Burbank, Calif.
  • Randall Children’s Hospital at Legacy Emanuel, Portland, Ore.
  • Rapides Regional Medical Center, Alexandria, La.
  • Reading Hospital SurgiCenter at Spring Ridge, Wyomissing, Pa.
  • Regional Cancer Care Center, Berlin, Md.
  • Renaissance Family Practice – UPMC, Pittsburgh, Pa.
  • Retreat Doctors’ Hospital, Richmond, Va.
  • Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital, Sweetwater, Texas
  • Rothman Orthopaedic Specialty Hospital, Bensalem, Pa.
  • RWJBarnabas Health, Behavioral Health Center, West Orange, N.J.
  • Saint Joseph Mercy Health – Chelsea Hospital, Chelsea, Mich.
  • Sauk Prairie Healthcare, Prairie Du Sac, Wis.
  • SCL Health – Saint Joseph Hospital, Denver, Colo.
  • Scripps Clinic Carmel Valley Ambulatory Surgery Center, San Diego, Calif.
  • Seabrook Freestanding Emergency Department, Seabrook, N.H.
  • Self Regional Healthcare, Greenwood, S.C.
  • Sharp Coronado Hospital, Coronado, Calif.
  • Sharp Memorial Hospital, San Diego, Calif.
  • Shriners Hospitals for Children – Canada, Montreal, Q.C.
  • Shriners Hospitals for Children – Greenville, Greenville, S.C.
  • Shriners Hospitals for Children – Mexico, Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico
  • Shriners Hospitals for Children – Shreveport, Shreveport, La.
  • Shriners Hospitals for Children – St. Louis, Saint Louis, Mo.
  • South Best Home Care Inc., Cape Coral, Fla.
  • South County Health, Wakefield, R.I.
  • South Shore Health, South Weymouth, Mass.
  • Specialty Physician Group II, Memphis, Tenn.
  • Spencer Hospital, Spencer, Iowa
  • SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital, Centralia, Ill.
  • St. Anthony Summit Medical Center, Frisco, Colo.
  • St. David’s Surgical Hospital, Austin, Texas
  • St. Francis Hospital – The DeMatteis Center, Roslyn, N.Y.
  • St. Francis Hospital – The Heart Center, Roslyn, N.Y.
  • St. Gianna Clinic, Green Bay, Wis.
  • St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tenn.
  • St. Luke’s University Health Network – Monroe, Stroudsburg, Pa.
  • St. Martin Hospital, Breaux Bridge, La.
  • St. Mary Physicians Group, Langhorne, Pa.
  • Stamford Health Hospital, Stamford, Conn.
  • Stewart Memorial Community Hospital, Lake City, Iowa
  • StoneSprings Hospital Center, Dulles, Va.
  • Stoughton Hospital, Stoughton, Wis.
  • Sun City Endoscopy Center, Sun City, Ariz.
  • Surgical Institute of Reading, Wyomissing, Pa.
  • Surgical Specialty Center of Baton Rouge, Baton Rouge, La.
  • Swedish Medical Center – Redmond Campus, Redmond, Wash.
  • Tahoe Forest Hospital District, Truckee, Calif.
  • Terre Haute Regional Hospital, Terre Haute, Ind.
  • Texas Dermatology Associates, P.A., Dallas, Texas
  • Texas Health Center for Diagnostics & Surgery, Plano, Texas
  • Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southlake, Southlake, Texas
  • Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth, Fort Worth, Texas
  • Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Rockwall, Rockwall, Texas
  • Texas Institute for Surgery, Dallas, Texas
  • Texas Orthopedic Hospital, Houston, Texas
  • The Christ Hospital Health Network, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • The Emergency Clinic Alamo Heights, San Antonio, Texas
  • The ODC, Beaumont, Texas
  • The Spine Hospital of Louisiana, Baton Rouge, La.
  • The Surgical Hospital at Southwoods, Youngstown, Ohio
  • The Tresanti Surgical Center, San Ramon, Calif.
  • The University of Texas Medical Center William P. Clements Jr. University Hospital, Dallas, Texas
  • The University of Vermont Health Network Elizabethtown Community Hospital, Elizabethtown, N.Y.
  • Thibodaux Regional Medical Center, Thibodaux, La.
  • TLC Complete Care, Corpus Christi, Texas
  • Treasure Valley Hospital, Boise, Idaho
  • Tyler Complete Care, Tyler, Texas
  • UNC Hospital Hillsborough Campus, Hillsborough, N.C.
  • Unity Medical & Surgical Hospital, Mishawaka, Ind.
  • University Hospital & Clinics, Lafayette, La.
  • University of Rochester – Strong West Emergency, Rochester, N.Y.
  • USPI – Dunes Surgical Hospital, Dakota Dunes, S.D.
  • USPI – Oklahoma Center for Orthopaedic & Multi-Specialty Surgery, Oklahoma City, Okla.
  • USPI – Southern Surgical Hospital, Slidell, La.
  • USPI – Titusville Center for Surgical Excellence, Titusville, Fla.
  • Valley Medical Group, Ridgewood, N.J.
  • VIK Complete Care Lakeway, Lakeway, Texas
  • VIK Complete Care Westlake, Austin, Texas
  • Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Wash.
  • Wayne County Hospital, Corydon, Iowa
  • Wayne UNC Health Care, Goldsboro, N.C.
  • WellSpan Surgery & Rehabilitation Hospital, York, Pa.
  • White Plains Hospital, White Plains, N.Y.
  • Whitman Hospital and Medical Center, Colfax, Wash.
  • Williamson Medical Group, Franklin, Tenn.
  • Woman’s Hospital, Baton Rouge, La.
  • Women’s Care Florida, Tampa, Fla.
  • Yale New Haven Health, New Haven, Conn.
  • York Hospital, York, Maine

PHYSICIAN ENGAGEMENT 

  • Crystal Clinic Orthopaedic Center, Akron, Ohio
  • Texas Health Center for Diagnostics & Surgery, Plano, Texas
  • Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Flower Mound, Flower Mound, Texas