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Nationally Recognized Award-Winning Healthcare

BHSH, through the exceptional efforts from its staff and physicians, is one of America’s best hospitals. When you choose BHSH for your surgical care, rest assured knowing that you’re choosing world-class quality clinical care, safety, and unrivaled patient experience. Year-after-year, BHSH is consistently ranked among the Top 1% of Hospitals in the nation for providing quality care and service out of nearly 5,000 hospitals. We also rank among the Top 10 Hospitals in the nation for orthopedic and spine care based on publicly reported HCAHPS patient survey data. Thanks to the commitment and passion of everyone at BHSH, we are honored to be recognized for the following awards:

Medical Excellence 2021-2022

#1 in State:

  • Overall Hospital Care
  • Overall Surgical Care
  • Joint Replacement
  • Neurological Care
  • Major Orthopedic Surgery

#1 in Market:

  • Overall Hospital Care
  • Overall Surgical Care
  • General Surgery
  • Joint Replacement
  • Neurological Care
  • Major Orthopedic Surgery

Top 100 in Nation:

  • Overall Hospital Care
  • Overall Surgical Care
  • Joint Replacement
  • Major Orthopedic Surgery
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Surgery

Patient Safety 2021-2022

#1 in State:

  • Overall Hospital Care
  • Overall Surgical Care
  • Joint Replacement
  • Major Orthopedic Surgery

#1 in Market:

  • Overall Hospital Care
  • Overall Surgical Care
  • Joint Replacement
  • Neurological Care
  • Major Orthopedic Surgery

Top 100 in Nation:

  • Overall Hospital Care
  • Overall Surgical Care
  • Joint Replacement
  • Major Orthopedic Surgery

America’s 100 Best Specialty Hospital

  • One of Healthgrades America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement™ for 4 Years in a Row (2019-2022)

Orthopedic and Spine Care

  • Recipient of the Healthgrades Joint Replacement Excellence Award™ for 8 Years in a Row (2015-2022)
  • Named Among the Top 5% in the Nation for Joint Replacement for 4 Years in a Row (2019-2022)
  • Named Among the Top 10% in the Nation for Joint Replacement for 8 Years in a Row (2015-2022)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Total Knee Replacement for 10 Years in a Row (2013-2022)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Total Hip Replacement for 3 Years in a Row (2020-2022)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Spinal Fusion Surgery for 7 Years in a Row (2016-2022)
  • #1 Hospital in South Dakota for Joint Replacement (new award category for 2022)

Outstanding Patient Experience

  • Recipient of the Healthgrades Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ for 10 Years in a Row (2013-2022)
  • Named Among the Top 5% in the Nation for Outstanding Patient Experience for 9 Years in a Row (2014-2022)
  • Named Among the Top 10% in the Nation for Outstanding Patient Experience for 10 Years in a Row (2013-2022)
  • Named Among the Top 15% in the Nation for Outstanding Patient Experience for 10 Years in a Row (2013-2022)

A Recognized Center of Excellence

BHSH’s is proud to be designated as a Center of Excellence for our high-level of quality expert surgical care, patient safety, experience, and outcomes for both total knee and hip replacement procedures.

BHSH is recognized as a Blue Distinction Center+ for Knee and Hip Replacement, as part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program. BlueDistinction Centers® are nationally designated providers who show expertise in delivering high-quality patient safety and better health outcomes, based on objective measures that were developed with input from the medical community and leading accreditation and quality organizations.

Cigna recognizes BHSH as one of its Centers of Excellence for total joint replacement (hip and knee). The Centers of Excellence program assesses hospital patient outcomes and cost-efficiency for specialty procedures and conditions. In order to meet the criteria to be designated as a Center of Excellence, a hospital must maintain at least first stars for patient outcomes and cost-efficiency. In addition to relying on data from Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS), Cigna also uses Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to measure inpatient quality indicators, publicly available self-reported hospital data to help measure patient outcomes. Cigna’s Centers of Excellence highlight low rates of infection and complications.

High Performing Hospital

  • Back Surgery (Spinal Fusion) for 6 Years in a Row (2017-2023)
  • Hip Fracture Surgery for 6 Years in a Row (2017-2023)
  • Hip Replacement Surgery for 6 Years in a Row (2017-2023)
  • Knee Replacement Surgery for 6 Years in a Row (2017-2023)

Patient Experience

  • Satisfaction with the hospital overall: 5 Stars
  • Willingness to recommend: 5 Stars
  • Satisfaction with doctors’ communications: 5 Stars
  • Satisfaction with nurses’ communications: 5 Stars
  • Satisfaction with efforts to prevent medication harm: 5 Stars
  • Satisfaction with quality of discharge information: 5 Stars
  • Satisfaction with staff responsiveness: 5 Stars
  • Satisfaction with hospital room cleanliness: 5 Stars
  • Satisfaction with noise volume: 5 Stars

 

 

Distinctions

  • Top 45 Quietest Hospitals
  • Top 45 Patient Recommended Hospitals
  • Top 50 Best Patient-Rated U.S. Hospitals
  • Top 50 Medication Explanation Practices
  • Top 50 Fastest Patient Aid/Assistance