Awards

Awards and Accolades


2014

Galichia Heart Hospital Emergency Department Receives Excellence in Patient Care Award

Galichia Heart Hospital earned a national Excellence in Patient Care award from the healthcare consulting firm Studer Group. Galichia’s emergency department received the award for its hard work in reducing the number of patients who leave the emergency department without being seen.

Wesley earns Get With The Guidelines®- Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award

Wesley Medical Center demonstrated its commitment to quality care for stroke patients in earning this award for successfully implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.

Wesley again named overall winner in Wichita Business Journal’s Healthiest Employers program

For the second year in a row, the Wesley family was honored for its workplace wellness program that has demonstrated improved employee health, increased morale, reduced healthcare costs and lower absenteeism.

 

2013

Wesley recognized as a top performer on key quality measures by Joint Commission

Wesley Medical Center was one 1,099 hospitals in the United States to earn this distinction for attaining and sustaining excellence in accountability measure performance. The Joint Commission recognized Wesley for its achievement in quality measures for the treatment of heart attacks, heart failure, pneumonia, surgical care and children’s asthma.

 

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas recognizes Wesley with Blue Distinction Center® Designation for quality and efficiency

Wesley Medical Center’s spine surgery and hip and knee replacement programs were recognized for success in quality measures focused on improved patient health and safety as well as cost-efficiency measures.

 

Wesley named a top organ donation hospital by the Midwest Transplant Network

Wesley Medical Center was selected as a top organ/eye/tissue donation hospital by the Midwest Transplant Network, as the hospital’s efforts helped provide life to more than 2,200 individuals by encouraging organ donation.

 

Wesley earns Get With the Guidelines® - Stroke Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award

The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association recognized Wesley Medical Center for its commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of stroke care by ensuring stroke patients receive treatment according to nationally accepted standards and recommendations.

 

Wesley named overall winner at the Wichita Business Journal’s Healthiest Employer competition

The Wesley family was honored for its workplace wellness program that has demonstrated improved employee health, increased morale, reduced healthcare costs and lower absenteeism.

 

Wesley earns multiple Wichita Eagle Readers’ Choice awards

Wesley Medical Center was chosen by the Wichita Eagle readers as the best overall hospital in the Wichita area. Wesley also won awards in the categories of Best Emergency Room, Best Hospital for Birth Care and Best Hospital for Pediatrics. Wesley was also named a favorite in cardiac care and cancer care.

 

Wesley’s auxiliary receives Gold Award of Excellence from Hospital Auxiliaries of Kansas

Wesley Medical Center’s volunteers earned the Gold Award of Excellence, which is the state’s top honor for hospital auxiliaries that have demonstrated service and commitment to their hospitals and communities.

 

Wesley again named Consumer Choice Award winner by National Research Corporation

Wesley Medical Center was named a Consumer Choice Award winner by National Research Corporation, signifying that healthcare consumers have chosen the hospital as having the highest quality and image in the Wichita market.

 

2012

Wesley NICU Family Advisory Council earns R.A. “Jiggs” Nelson Quality of Life Award

The Wesley Neonatal Special Nurseries Family Advisory Council received the R.A. “Jiggs” Nelson Quality of Life Award from the Wichita Medical Research and Education Foundation. The council’s work at Wesley Medical Center was recognized for contributing to the improved physical, mental and spiritual health of others.

 

Wesley’s Committee for Safe Medication receives national safety award

Wesley Medical Center’s Committee for Safe Medication Practices was recognized by the Institute for Safe Medical Practices with a Cheers Award, which honors organizations that have set a standard of excellence for others to follow in preventing medication errors and adverse drug events.

 

Wesley wins multiple Wichita Eagle Readers’ Choice awards

Wesley Medical Center was chosen by the Wichita Eagle readers as the best overall hospital in the Wichita area. Wesley also won awards in the categories of cancer care, cardiac care, hospital for pediatrics, hospital for birth care, surgical weight loss and emergency room care.

 

2011

Wesley named Consumer Choice Award winner

Wesley Medical Center was named a Consumer Choice Award winner by National Research Corporation, signifying that healthcare consumers have chosen the hospital as having the highest quality and image in the Wichita market.

 

Wesley awarded Primary Stroke Center reaccreditation from The Joint Commission

Wesley Medical Center earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for reaccreditation of its Primary Stroke Center, meaning the hospital meets national standards that can significantly improve outcomes for stroke patients.