Regional Health is proud of the awards, accreditations and certifications we receive from third-party organizations. These honors reflect our deep commitment to making a difference in the lives of patients, families, communities and caregivers. They also serve as a benchmark to compare our performance with other health care institutions, and to be sure we are moving forward as we deliver high quality care and provide a caring experience.
Platinum Performance Achievement Award
The ACTION Registry Platinum Performance Achievement Award recognized Regional Health’s teamwork and commitment to delivering the highest quality in cardiovascular care. Regional Health was one of only 203 hospitals in the nation to receive this honor.
American Heart Association/American Stroke Association
The association’s Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award recognized the hospital’s commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment based on nationally recognized, research-based guidelines.
The LifeSource Hospital Impact Award, awarded during the annual Donate Life Day celebration in Minneapolis, honored Regional Health for a remarkable record of organ and tissue donations in 2017.
Blue Distinction Center for Cardiac Care
Regional Health’s Heart and Vascular Institute is one of just two South Dakota health care providers to be named a Blue Distinction Center for Cardiac Care by Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield.
Blue Distinction Center for Maternity Care
Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield Blue Distinction Centers are nationally designated hospitals that show expertise in delivering improved patient safety and better health outcomes.
Same Day Surgery 5-Star Rating
Same Day Surgery Center in Rapid City, owned by physicians in partnership with Regional Health, won the 5-star rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for its commitment to enhancing patient experience.
Strategic Healthcare Programs Superior Performance Award
Regional Health Home+ Home Health in Spearfish won the Strategic Healthcare Programs (SHP) Best Superior Performer award for achieving an overall patient satisfaction score that ranked in the top 20th percentile of all SHP clients.
National Cola Laboratory Accreditation
COLA Laboratory Accreditation shows that the Regional Health laboratory in Belle Fourche applied rigid standards in day-to-day operations, demonstrated accuracy in testing and passed a rigorous on-site laboratory survey.
Energy Star Certification
Buildings such as Regional Health Rapid City Hospital, which earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s ENERGY STAR certification, use 35 percent less energy and generate 35 percent fewer greenhouse gas emissions than similar buildings across the nation.
Accredited Urgent Care Destination
Regional Health Urgent Care North and Regional Health Urgent Care West, both in Rapid City, were the first urgent care centers in South Dakota to earn the Accredited Urgent Care designation from the Urgent Care Association of America.
CMS 4-Star Ratings
Regional Health’s Spearfish Hospital and Sturgis Hospital were rated four-star hospitals by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. CMS combines more than 50 measures into a single rating, which is listed on the CMS Hospital Compare website.
Top 100 Rural Hospitals in America
Spearfish Hospital was among the top 100 rural hospitals in America for 2017. Spearfish Regional Hospital was a top performer among rural hospitals in the areas of achieving higher quality, securing better outcomes and increasing patient satisfaction.
Three-Star Rating from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons
Regional Health Heart and Vascular Institute has earned a distinguished three-star rating from The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) for its patient care and outcomes in coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) procedures.
Top Hospitals - U.S. News & World Report
Regional Health Rapid City Hospital has been recognized as one of the top three hospitals in South Dakota for 2016-17 by U.S. News & World Report. South Dakota has more than 60 hospitals, with only three meeting U.S. News high standards and ranked.
Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval
Rapid City Hospital and Regional Health Home+ Home Care maintained The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval™, a three-year accreditation, by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for health care quality and safety.
American Heart Association
Regional Health Rapid City Hospital received the Mission Lifeline Silver Award and the Acute Myocardial Infarction Platinum Performance Achievement Award from the American Heart Association (AHA).
Regional Health Rapid City Hospital has attained Magnet Recognition as part of the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program. This voluntary credentialing program for hospitals recognizes excellence in nursing and is the highest honor a health care organization can receive for professional nursing practice.