CHI St. Luke's Health has accomplished numerous achievements and recognitions for providing compassionate quality care. These milestones are a testament to the dedication and commitment put forth every day by our employees.

CHI St. Luke’s HealthBaylor St. Luke’s Medical Center

  • Ranked as one of America’s “Best Hospitals” for Cardiology & Heart Surgery in 2014 by U.S.News & World Report.
  • Home to the Texas Heart Institute, which has been ranked for 24 consecutive years by U.S.News & World Report as one of the nation’s top 10 centers for cardiology and heart surgery.
  • Received the Get with The Guidelines®– Stroke Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award and the Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Achievement Award from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association in 2014 for its exceptional Comprehensive Stroke Program.
  • Received a three-year accreditation by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) in Nuclear Medicine, Nuclear Cardiology, and PET imaging.
  • Named as one of the “100 Hospitals, Health Systems with Great Oncology Programs” by Becker’s Hospital Review in 2014.
  • Four-time ANCC Magnet® Designation for Nursing Excellence—the highest honor bestowed to a hospital for nursing (2014, 2009, 2005, 2001).
  • Completed its 500th liver transplantation in 2013 —more than any other hospital in Houston.
  • Completed its 1,000th Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD) implantation in 2014
  • In 2014, became the first hospital in Texas to begin FDA-Cleared FIRMap ™ Catheter to  treat patients suffering from arrhythmia.
  • The Texas Heart Institute at Baylor St. Luke’s named among the top “100 Hospitals with Great Heart Programs” by Becker’s Hospital Review year in 2014.
  • In 2013, named the first hospital in Texas to receive three Beacon Awards for Excellence from the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN). Units 7 Cooley A and 7 South 3 both received gold-level designation; unit 7 South 6 unit received silver-level designation?the first nephrology unit in the nation to receive a Beacon Award.
  • Became the first hospital in Houston and the second in Texas to be awarded the International Organization for Standardization’s (ISO) ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System certification.
  • Re-accreditation as a Chest Pain Center with PCI from the Society of Chest Pain Centers (SCPC) in 2012.

CHI St. Luke’s HealthLakeside Hospital

  • Received the “Texas Hospital Quality Improvement Award” in 2014 by the TMF Health Quality Institute, Texas Hospital Association, and Texas Organization of Rural and Community Hospitals for improving patient care and performance on specific national quality measures.
  • Named “Best Places to Work” in 2013, 2012 and 2011 by Modern Healthcare magazine
  • Recognized as one of the top hospitals in Houston for surgery in 2013 by Consumer Reports.
  • Received the International Organization for Standardization’s (ISO) ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System certification from DNV Healthcare, Inc.

CHI St. Luke’s HealthPatients Medical Center

  • Received three-year accreditation in Computer Tomography (CT), Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Ultrasound (US), and Nuclear Medicine from the American College of Radiology (ACR).
  • Accredited by Det Norske Veritas (DNV), a deemed authority by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for hospital accreditation.
  • Sponsored community events such as the Texas McDonald Invitational Basketball Tournament and the American Heart Association Bay Area Walk.  

CHI St. Luke’s HealthSugar Land Hospital

  • Winner of the NRC Picker’s third annual Path to Excellence Award in 2012 for dedication to improving the patient experience.

CHI St. Luke’s HealthThe Vintage Hospital

  • Named “Best Hospital in Northwest Houston” in 2013, 2014, 2015 by Houston Community Newspapers annual readers' choice awards. The hospital was also recognized by the publication as the “Best Workplace” among businesses in Northwest Houston.
  • Re-accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP) in 2015.
  • Re-accredited by the American College of Radiology in CT, MRI, and breast imaging in 2015.
  • Named one of “The 20 Most Beautiful Hospitals in the United States” in 2014 by Soliant Health.
  • Received the coveted ISO 9001:2008 certification in 2014 from Det Norske Veritas (DNV) Healthcare for its outstanding customer focus, leadership, processes of approach, and continual improvement.
  • Received Distinguished rating in 2013 by the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) Texas Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (TEHDI) program.
  • The Women’s Services department received “Distinguished Rating” in 2013 by the Texas Department of State Health Service.

CHI St. Luke’s HealthThe Woodlands Hospital

  • Received the Get with The Guidelines®– Stroke Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award and the Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Achievement Award from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association in 2013 and 2015 for its exceptional Comprehensive Stroke Program.  
  • Designated as a “Pathway to Excellence™” hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center in 2014 for its ideal practice environment for nurses.
  • Received national accreditation as a Comprehensive Stroke Center in 2014 by DNV Healthcare, Inc.
  • Recognized as one of the Best Hospitals in the Piney Woods region of Texas in 2013-2014 by U.S. News & World Report. The publication also designated the hospital as high performing in geriatrics.
  • Pharmacy Department received “Best Practice Award 2013” and “Site of the Year, 2013” by Comprehensive Pharmacy Services.
  • Re-designated as a UnitedHealth Premium Cardiac Services Specialty Center in 2013 for quality care in cardiac surgery, interventional cardiac care, and electrophysiology.
  • Awarded “Exemplary Five Star Service Award” in vital statistics registration in 2012 by Texas Public Health Association for third consecutive year.
  • Named among top 10 best regional hospitals in Houston metro by U.S. News & World Report in 2012.
  • Awarded “Exemplary Five Star Service Award” in vital statistics registration in 2012 by Texas Public Health Association for third consecutive year.