Nationally recognized by Healthgrades®

Healthgrades recognizes Gundersen Health System as among the best in the nation in a number of different areas:

Clinical Excellence:

  • Healthgrades Distinguished Hospital Award-Clinical Excellence™ 7 years in a row (2008-2014)
  • Healthgrades America's 50 Best Hospitals™ (2014)

Heart:

  • Healthgrades Excellence Awards™ in Cardiac Care (2010-2014) and Coronary Intervention (2011-2014)
  • Healthgrades America’s 100 Best Hospitals in Cardiac Care (2012-2014) and Coronary Intervention (2012-2014)
  • Top 5 percent in the nation for Overall Cardiac Services (2011-2014), Cardiology Services (2011-2014) and Coronary Interventional Procedures (2011-2014)
  • Five-star recipient for Coronary Interventional Procedures (2011-2014), Treatment of Heart Attack (2006-2014) and Treatment of Heart Failure (2006-2014)

Orthopaedics:

  • Healthgrades Excellence Awards™ in Orthopaedic Surgery (2010-2014) and Spine Surgery (2014)
  • Healthgrades America’s 100 Best Hospitals in Orthopaedic Surgery (2012-2014)
  • Top 5 percent in the nation for Overall Orthopaedic Services (2014)
  • Top 10 percent in the nation for Spine Surgery (2014)
  • Five-star recipient for Total Knee Replacement (2003-2014), Total Hip Replacement (2007-2014), Hip Fracture Treatment (2005-2014) and Back Surgery (2014)

Pulmonary:

  • Healthgrades Excellence Award™ in Pulmonary Care (2009-2014)
  • Top 5 percent in the nation for Overall Pulmonary Services (2014)
  • Five-star recipient for Treatment of Pneumonia (2009-2014) and Treatment of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (2014)

General Surgery and Gastroenterology:

  • Healthgrades Excellence Award™ in General Surgery (2008-2014)
  • Healthgrades Excellence Award™ in Gastrointestinal (GI) Care (2010-2014)
  • Healthgrades America’s 100 Best Hospitals for GI Care (2012-2014)
  • Top 5 percent in the nation for Overall GI Services (2011-2014) and GI Medical Treatment (2014)
  • Top 10 percent in the nation for General Surgery (2008-2014)
  • Five-star recipient for Treatment of Bowel Obstruction (2004-2014), Esophageal/Stomach Surgeries (2014), Colorectal Surgeries (2014) and Appendectomy (2008-2014)

Critical Care:

  • Healthgrades Excellence Award™ in Critical Care (2011-2014)
  • Healthgrades America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Critical Care (2012-2014)
  • Top 5 percent in the nation for Critical Care (2011-2014)
  • Five-star recipient for Treatment of Sepsis (2007-2014) and Treatment of Respiratory Failure (2008-2014)

Bariatric:

  • Five-star recipient for Overall Bariatric Surgery (2010-2013)

Women's Health:

  • Healthgrades Women's Health Excellence Award™ (2009-2013)
  • Top 5 percent in the nation for Women's Health (2009-2013)
  • Five-star recipient for Women's Health (2009-2013)

Patient Experience:

  • Healthgrades Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2009-2014)
  • Top 15 percent in the nation for Outstanding Patient Experience (2009-2014)

Gynecologic Surgery

  • Healthgrades Excellence Award™ in Gynecologic Surgery (2011-2013)
  • Recognized by Healthgrades for Superior Performance in Gynecologic Surgery (2013)
  • Top 5 percent in the nation for Gynecologic Surgery (2011-2013)
  • Five-star recipient for Gynecologic Surgery (2011-2013)

More information on Healthgrades, including the complete methodology, can be found at healthgrades.com.

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