Spearfish Regional Hospital received the 2013 Spearfish Chamber Lifetime Achievement Award for supporting the Spearfish community for over twenty years and being a continuous member of the Spearfish Area Chamber of Commerce.
Regional Health Physicians and three of its clinics were honored by HealthStream® with 2012 Excellence through Insight awards in Clinic Satisfaction. Regional Health Physicians was recognized in the Overall Clinic Satisfaction category and ranked in the top 1 percent of the nation as one of five national winners. Three Regional Health clinics were specifically recognized as the best in clinic satisfaction for their category: Family Practice at Lead-Deadwood Regional Medical Clinic, General Surgery at Regional Medical Clinic-Western Hills Professional Building, and Orthopedics at Regional Orthopedics. Queen City Regional Medical Clinic was awarded accreditation from the International Society for Clinical Densitometry (ISCD) for the provision of Dual Energy X-ray Absorptiometry (DEXA) skeletal assessment services.
Regional Rehabilitation Institute, a department of Rapid City Regional Hospital, maintained a three-year accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) for its Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospital: Adults, Children and Adolescents, and Stroke Programs.
Rapid City Regional Hospital is verified as a Level II Trauma Center by the Verification Review Committee, an ad hoc committee of the Committee on Trauma (COT) of the American College of Surgeons (ACS). This is the highest level trauma center verification obtained in most rural states. Spearfish Regional Hospital is verified as a Level III Trauma Center by ACS. This verification is an advancement for the facility, which voluntarily sought and achieved the designation.
Rapid City Regional Hospital’s Hospice of the Hills received a two-star achievement from the We Honor Veterans program. Rapid City Regional Hospital’s Cardiac Program was honored with the American College of Cardiology Foundation’s NCDR ACTION Registry-GWTG Platinum Performance Achievement Award for 2012 - one of only 197 hospitals nationwide to do so.
Rapid City Regional Hospital’s Family Medicine Residency program was reaccredited for five years, the maximum term awarded by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). Rapid City Regional Hospital Laboratory received accreditation from the College of American Pathologists.