North Kansas City Hospital's Awards and Accreditations
North Kansas City Hospital has received a number of accolades and accreditations for excellence in healthcare, including being recognized by Forbes as one of America’s Best Employers, for the second consecutive year, as well as a top 20 employer in Missouri. As a leader in high technology and exceptional care, we’re proud to be one of the first hospitals in the country to implement a cardiac hospice program, PACS (a fully integrated filmless radiology system) and a pharmacy "robot," which stores, retrieves and dispenses medication.
U.S. News & World ReportIn U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals 2023-2024 rankings and ratings, North Kansas City Hospital tied for third Best Hospital in the Kansas City metro area. This honor recognizes the hospital’s performance in complex care in medical specialties and in common procedures and conditions. NKCH also ranked High Performing in 10 procedures and conditions and received a Best Regional Hospital designation.
Chest Pain - MI RegistryNorth Kansas City Hospital received the American College of Cardiology’s National Cardiovascular Data Registry® Chest Pain - MI Registry Platinum Performance Achievement Award. To earn this award, NKCH demonstrated commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of care for heart attack patients. NKCH also sustained achievement in the Chest Pain - MI Registry for eight consecutive quarters and performed at the top level of standards for specific performance measures. Full participation in the registry engages hospitals in a robust quality improvement process using data to drive improvements in adherence to guideline recommendations and overall quality of care provided to heart attack patients.
Home HealthOur Home Health Department has been recognized as a top-performing home health agency in the U.S. for several consecutive years. NKCH is the only home health agency in the Kansas City metro with this honor, including the first agency in the Midwest to receive Home Health Heart Failure certification from the American Heart Association.
Employee WellnessNKCH also earned Healthy KC PLATINUM Certification. This award, which is the highest achievable, recognizes NKCH’s efforts to support and champion wellness for its employees. In partnership with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City, The Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce’s Healthy KC initiative evaluates five areas of health and wellness: Nutrition, Physical Activity, Tobacco Cessation, Work-Life Integration and Design-Built Environment.
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