Awards & Recognition

The Best Orthopaedic Hospital: OHOW Awards & Recognition

We put our patients first, always, by continuously refining best practices for patient care and outcomes. Our shared uncommon focus on you wins widespread recognition and awards for our quality of care as well as patient and staff satisfaction.

Awards & Honors

  • The top 1% in overall patient satisfaction for all U.S. hospitals as measured by Press Ganey
  • Only hospital in Wisconsin to make the “Medicare Identifies 97 Best Hospitals for Hip & Knee Replacement” for 2013
  • Winner of the Press Ganey Summit Award and Guardian of Excellence Award since 2010. Award winners must rank in the 95th percentile in the Press Ganey database for patient satisfaction
  • Named by Modern Healthcare magazine as one of America’s “100 Best Places to Work in Healthcare”
  • Selected for Becker’s Hospital Review’s “60 Hospitals with Great Orthopedic Programs.”
  • Hospital Food Fight Contest—“Best Hospital Food in Wisconsin” for 2014
  • Official orthopaedic hospital and orthopaedic physicians for University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Athletics.
  • America’s Best Hospitals—Best Patient Experience by Women’s Certified for 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015 Watch video here
  • Milwaukee Journal Sentinel award winner as one of the “Top 100 Work Places” for 2013 and 2014
  • Medicare 5 Star Patient Experience Program
  • Medicare 5 Star Quality Program
  • Named by Modern Healthcare magazine as one of America’s “100 Best Places to Work in Healthcare” 2011-2018
  • America’s Best Hospitals—Best Patient Experience by Women’s Certified for 2012-2017
  • Milwaukee Journal Sentinel award winner as one of the “Top 100 Work Places” from 2013-2019.
  • Received prestigious Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award for 2018 (9th year in a row)
  • Healthgrades
    • Patient Experience Award in 2013 – 2018, 6th year in a row
    • 5 Star Quality Rating Hip Replacement 2017, 2018
    • 5 Star Quality Rating Total Knee Replacement 2017, 2018
  • Medicare Value Based Purchasing
    • #1 in the United States in 2017
    • #2 in the United States in 2016
    • #10 in the United States in 2015
    • Not eligible in 2014
    • #32 in the United States in 2013
    • #1 in Wisconsin in 2013, 2015, 2016 and 2017
  • Received the Wisconsin Crime Prevention Award for 2016 (Support to City of Glendale Police Department)
  • Hospital Food Service – Featured twice in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Food Section
  • Becker’s Hospital Review 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare, 2015
    • Provide Cedarburg High School Athletic Training
    • Sponsor Concordia University Press Box
    • Provide Physical Therapy and Athletic Training for UW Milwaukee