Honors, Awards, Recognition

  • Recipient of HealthGrades Patient Safety Award in 2014 (as campus of St. David's Medical Center)
  • 100 Top Hospitals by Truven Analytics (as a campus of St. David’s Medical Center)
  • Accredited Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers
  • Five-Star rated for Valve Surgery by HealthGrades® (2012)
  • Among top 5% of hospitals in the United States for Clinical Excellence by HealthGrades® (2013)
  • ACTION Registry-GWTG Silver Performance Achievement Award (2012)
  • Ranked by HealthGrades® as the #1 overall cardiology program in Texas in 2010 and #1 ranked cardiac program in Texas for six consecutive years (2004-2009)
  • HealthGrades® Cardiac Care Excellence Award seven years in a row (2004-2010)
  • Truven Health Analytics has named Heart Hospital of Austin a top cardiovascular hospital in the nation for seven years (2004, 2005, 2007-2009, 2012-2013). In 2013, the hospital was recognized as one of the 50 top cardiovascular hospitals in the United States.
  • Texas Health Care Quality Improvement Award of Excellence (2009) by TMF Health Quality Institute
  • UnitedHealthcare Premium℠ Designated Cardiac Specialty Center
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas Blue Distinction Center for Cardiac Care
  • Aetna Institute of Quality Cardiac Care
  • Ranked #1 in Texas for Overall Cardiac Services - 6 years in a row (2004-2009) by HealthGrades
  • Ranked #1 in Texas for Overall Cardiology Services by HealthGrades in 2010
  • 2011 Great Texas Hospital Award
  • Named a 5-Time winner of the Thomson Reuters 100 Top Hospitals for Cardiovascular Care in 2010. Heart Hospital of Austin was one of only 10 hospitals in America to receive this distinction.
  • 2009 American Heart Association Get With The Guidelines Gold Achievement Award for Coronary Artery Disease and Heart Failure
  • The 2009 Texas Health Care Quality Improvement Award of Excellence
  • Named one of 100 Best Places to Work in Healthcare by Becker’s Hospital Review 2010
  • Named one of the leading hospitals in America by Consumers’ Checkbook survey, as reported in the May/June 2009 issue of AARP The Magazine
  • Ranked #1 in Texas for Cardiac Surgery in 2009 by HealthGrades
  • Heart Hospital of Austin is honored to be recognized as an accredited Chest Pain Center (CPC)
  • Ranked Among the Top 5% in the Nation for Overall Cardiac Services - 7 years in a row (2004 - 2010) by HealthGrades
  • Ranked Among the Top 5% in the Nation for Cardiac Surgery in 2009 by HealthGrades
  • Ranked Among the Top 5% in the Nation for Cardiology Services - 7 years in a row (2004 - 2010) by HealthGrades
  • Ranked Among the Top 5% in the Nation for Coronary Interventional Procedures - 2 years in a row (2008 & 2009) by HealthGrades
  • Recipient of the HealthGrades Cardiac Care Excellence Award - 7 years in a row (2004 - 2010)
  • Recipient of the HealthGrades Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award - 2 years in a row (2008 & 2009)
  • Recipient of the HealthGrades Coronary Intervention Excellence Award - 3 years in a row (2008 - 2010)
  • Ranked among the top 5 in Texas for Cardiology Services in 2011 by HealthGrades – Ranked 2
  • Ranked Among the Top 5 in Texas for Coronary Interventional Procedures - 2 years in a row (Ranked 2) by HealthGrades
  • Five-Star Rated for Overall Cardiac Services - 7 years in a row (2004 - 2010) by HealthGrades
  • Five-Star Rated for Cardiac Surgery in 2009 by HealthGrades
  • Five-Star Rated for Cardiology Services - 7 years in a row (2004 - 2010) by HealthGrades
  • Five-Star Rated for Coronary Bypass Surgery - 6 years in a row (2004 - 2009) by HealthGrades
  • Five-Star Rated for Coronary Interventional Procedures - 7 years in a row (2004 - 2010) by HealthGrades
  • Five-Star Rated for Treatment of a Heart Attack - 7 years in a row (2004 - 2010) by HealthGrades
  • Five-Star Rated for Treatment of Heart Failure - 7 years in a row (2004 - 2010) by HealthGrades
  • Five-Star Rated for Valve Replacement Surgery - 7 years in a row (2004 - 2010) by HealthGrades
  • Received the Highest Possible Star Ratings for Coronary Bypass Surgery in 2009 by HealthGrades
  • Received the Highest Possible Star Ratings for Coronary Interventional Procedures - 2 years in a row (2008 & 2009) by HealthGrades
  • Received the Highest Possible Star Ratings for Treatment of a Heart Attack - 7 years in a row (2004 - 2010) by HealthGrades
  • Received the Highest Possible Star Ratings for Treatment of Heart Failure - 7 years in a row (2004 - 2010) by HealthGrades
  • 2008 Thomson Reuters Top 100 Cardiovascular Hospitals
  • 2007 Solucient Top 100 Cardiovascular Hospitals
  • 2005 Solucient Top 100 Cardiovascular Hospitals
  • 2004 Solucient Top 100 Cardiovascular Hospitals
  • 2006 American Heart Association “Get With the Guidelines” Coronary Artery Disease (GWTG-CAD) Annual Performance Achievement Award
  • (GWTG - CAD) Annual Performance Achievement Award
  • United Healthcare Premium Designated Cardiac Specialty Center
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas Blue Distinction Center for Cardiac Care
  • Designated by Aetna as an “Institute of Quality Cardiac Care”
  • Ranked as a 2008 Top Large Business Employer in Austin by Austin Business Journal
  • Recognized as a Top 3 finalist for the 2008 Large Business Customer Service Award by the Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce
  • Ranked as a 2009 Top Large Business Employer in Austin by Austin Business Journal
  • Received the highest possible star rating from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons in 2009

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