Awards & Recognition

Alegent Creighton Health honored among nation's top 15 health systems Alegent Creighton Health Again Honored Among Nation's Top 15 Health Systems
For the second year in a row, Alegent Creighton Health has been named one of the 15 Top health systems by Truven Health Analytics. We are the only system in Nebraska or Iowa to receive the honor. Learn More
Lakeside Hospital Magnet® Recognition Alegent Creighton Health Lakeside Hospital again receives highest nursing credential with prestigious Magnet® Recognition
This voluntary credentialing program for hospitals recognizes excellence in nursing and is the highest honor an organization can receive for professional nursing practice. Lakeside Hospital is one of only five hospitals in Nebraska to attain Magnet recognition.
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Pathways Alegent Creighton Health Immanuel Medical Center achieves Pathway to Excellence designation
Alegent Creighton Health is pleased to announce that Immanuel Medical Center has achieved Pathway to Excellence® designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). It is the first healthcare facility in Nebraska to earn the designation. Full Story
Pathways Alegent Creighton Health Bergan Mercy Medical Center achieves Pathway to Excellence designation
Alegent Creighton Health is pleased to announce that Bergan Mercy Medical Center has achieved Pathway to Excellence® designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). It is the first healthcare facility in Nebraska to earn the designation. Full Story
Alegent Creighton Health honored among nation's top 15 health systems Alegent Creighton Health honored among nation's top 15 health systems
Alegent Creighton Health has been named one of the top five mid-sized health systems, and one of the nation's top 15 health systems, by Truven Health Analytics, a leading provider of information and solutions to improve the cost and quality of healthcare. Full Story
Top 100 Hospitals Immanuel Medical Center Named One of Nation’s 100 Top Hospitals
Alegent Creighton Health Immanuel Medical Center has been named one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals® by Truven Health Analytics, the only hospital in Nebraska named to the list. Full Story
World's First Triple Award in Heart Care World's First Triple Award in Heart Care
Alegent Creighton Health is the only health system in the world to be accredited for chest pain and heart failure and certified in atrial fibrillation by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care.

This triple-award applies to the full-service Emergency Departments at all six hospitals in the Omaha metro area. This means consumers can be confident that no matter which Alegent Creighton Health hospital they choose, they will receive the same superior care.

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National Rural Health Association Four Alegent Creighton Health facilities named Top 20 Critical Access Hospitals
Four Alegent Creighton Health hospitals have been named to the Top 20 Critical Access Hospitals (CAH) for Quality in the country by the National Rural Health Association (NRHA).  Full Story
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Alegent Creighton Health Emergency Departments Certified to Handle Stroke
From the moment you walk into an Emergency Department to the time you leave rehabilitation, Alegent Creighton Health helps stroke patients like no one else. It is one of the reasons the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JACHO), certified all five Alegent Creighton Health metro area hospitals in stroke care. Full Story
The Lighthouse The Lighthouse Named One of Nebraska’s Best Nursing Homes
The Lighthouse Healthcare Residences at Lakeside Village has been named as one of the best nursing homes in Nebraska, receiving five out of a possible five stars from U.S. News & World Report. Full Story
Alegent Creighton Health Hospitals Honored for Exceptional Patient Experience
Taking care of patients and providing them with an exceptional experience – that's the job of every hospital. According to patient feedback from the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS), Alegent Creighton Health hospitals are doing just that. Full Story
National Rural Health Association Three Alegent Creighton Health Hospitals Named to Top 100 Lists
Three hospitals in the Alegent Creighton Health system, Alegent Creighton Health Community Memorial Hospital in Missouri Valley, Alegent Creighton Health Mercy Hospital in Corning and Memorial Community Hospital in Blair, have been named to the Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals in America by the iVantage Health Analytics Hospital Strength Index. Full Story
Joint Commission  Top Quality Performer Alegent Creighton Health Hospitals Named Metro's Only Top Quality Performers
Alegent Creighton Health Bergan Mercy Medical Center in Omaha, Alegent Creighton Health Mercy Hospital in Council Bluffs, Iowa, and Alegent Creighton Health Midlands Hospital in Papillion are listed among the nation’s 405 top performing hospitals on key quality measures by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditation agency of healthcare organizations in America. Full Story
Consumer Reports Alegent Creighton Health’s Heart Program Earns Highest Rating in Consumer Reports
Consumer Reports, one of the most respected consumer publications in the country, reports that Alegent Creighton Health has earned a three-star rating – the highest – for quality performance for heart bypass surgery outcomes. Full Story
Immanuel Fontenelle Home awarded AHCA Bronze Commitment to Quality Award
Alegent Creighton Health Immanuel Fontenelle Home has been named a Bronze Commitment to Quality National Award recipient. As a mission-focused long term and skilled care community, Immanuel Fontenelle Home focuses on including all staff, residents and their families in creating a high quality resident-centered team.
Thomson Reuters Top 100 Health System Alegent Creighton Health Listed as One of the Best Health Systems in the Nation
For the second consecutive year, Alegent Creighton Health was the only health care system in Nebraska to be named one of the top health systems in the United States by Thomson Reuters.  Full Story
Alegent Creighton Health Ranks In Top 100 Integrated Health Networks
Alegent Creighton Health is ranked in the top 100 most integrated healthcare systems in the nation, according to SDI and Modern Healthcare magazine.  Full Story
Thomson Reuters Top Health Systems National Study Names Alegent Creighton Health One of the Nation’s Best
Alegent Creighton Health was the only Nebraska health care system to be named one of the top health systems in the United States by Thomson Reuters. Full Story
Thomson Reuters Top 100 Hospitals Thomson Reuters Names Alegent Creighton Health Bergan Mercy Medical Center One of America’s Top Hospitals
For the second consecutive year, Alegent Creighton Health Bergan Mercy Medical Center is one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals® according to Thomson Reuters, a leading provider of information and solutions to improve the cost and quality of healthcare. The award recognizes hospitals that have achieved excellence in clinical outcomes, patient safety, patient satisfaction, financial performance, and operational efficiency. Full Story
ANCC Magnet Recognition Alegent Creighton Health Mercy Hospital Earns National Recognition for Nursing Excellence
Magnet® recognition: it’s one of the highest honors a hospital can receive - and Alegent Creighton Health Mercy Hospital has now done it twice. The American Nurses Credentialing Center has once again bestowed Magnet status to Mercy Hospital for excellence in nursing services. Full Story
Blue Distinction Center for Spine SurgerySM and a Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip ReplacementSM by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska

Alegent Creighton Health Earns High Quality Designation - Nebraska
Alegent Creighton Health has been designated as a Blue Distinction Center for Spine SurgerySM and a Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip ReplacementSM by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska for providing high-quality care and safety in knee and hip replacements and spine surgery. Full Story
Blue Distinction Center for Spine SurgerySM and a Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip ReplacementSM by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Iowa

Alegent Creighton Health Earns High Quality Designation - Iowa
Alegent Creighton Health has been designated as a Blue Distinction Center for Spine SurgerySM and a Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip ReplacementSM by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Iowa for providing high-quality care and safety in knee and hip replacements and spine surgery. Full Story

Foster McGaw Alegent Creighton Health Earns National Recognition for Exemplary Community Service
In honor of its broad-based efforts to improve the lives of the most vulnerable members of its community, Alegent Creighton Health in Omaha, Neb., was named a finalist of the prestigious 2009 Foster G. McGaw Prize for Excellence in Community Service, one of the most esteemed community service honors in healthcare. Full Story
ANCC Magnet Recognition Alegent Creighton Health Lakeside Hospital Earns Magnet Status
It’s one of the highest levels of recognition a hospital can receive. Alegent Creighton Health Lakeside Hospital has achieved Magnet recognition for excellence in clinical services by the American Nurses Credential Center’s (ANCC) Magnet™ Recognition Program®.  Full Story
Cancer Accreditation Accredited with Commendation by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer
The Alegent Creighton Health Cancer Center, with locations at all metro-Omaha Alegent Creighton Health campuses, has received a three-year Network Accreditation with Commendation from the American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer (CoC).  Full Story