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1008 Minnequa Ave
Pueblo, Colorado 81004

38.2340346, -104.6234102

Latitude: 38.2340346, Longitude: -104.6234102

Awards & Accreditations

  • St. Mary-Corwin Medical Center is a proud recipient of seven Five-Star Ratings from Healthgrades, the leading online resource helping consumers make informed decisions in order to find the right doctor, the right hospital and the right care. In addition, the hospital was recognized by Healthgrades as being among the top 10 percent in the nation for general surgery as measured by lowest risk-adjusted mortality.
  • The Breast Center of Excellence received the Women’s Choice Award® ranking among America’s Best Breast Centers for female patient satisfaction and clinical excellence.
  • St. Mary-Corwin's orthopedic department and Joint Replacement Center has been named a Women’s Choice Award® recipient as an America’s Best Hospital for Orthopedics, acknowledging the hospital's dedication to exceptional patient care, treatment, and clinical excellence.  
  • St. Mary-Corwin's Advanced Primary Stroke Center received the only dual Gold Crown Plus Quality and Target: Stroke Awards from the American Heart/Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines stroke program for implementing specific quality improvement measures and timely treatment. 
  • The Cancer Assessment Resource Education Survivorship (C.A.R.E.S.) program for patients with head and neck cancers received an Innovator Award from the Association of Community Cancer Centers.
  • The Dorcy Cancer Center's radiation oncology program was the first in Colorado to receive dual accreditation by the American College of Radiology (ACR) and the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO). 
  • St. Mary-Corwin received Center of Excellence designations for obstetrics and cardiac care from Cigna, recognizing hospitals with positive patient outcomes and high cost-efficiency measures.
  • St. Mary-Corwin Health at Home is consistently named to Homecare Elite as a top 100 home health agency. Now in the ninth year, Homecare Elite identifies the top 25 percent of all Medicare-certified agencies and highlights the top 100 and 500 overall.
  • Received the prestigious American Diabetes Association Education Recognition Certificate for diabetes education and wound care Distinctive Services.
  • American Heart Association/American Stroke Associations Gold-Plus Target: Stroke Awards

    Stroke Elite 2015 AwardSt. Mary-Corwin Medical Center has received the Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold-Plus Quality Achievement Award and has been recognized as a Target: Stroke Honor Roll hospital by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. This is the second consecutive year that St. Mary-Corwin has received this dual award.

    St. Mary-Corwin earned these awards by implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association for the diagnosis and treatment of stroke patients. These measures include aggressive use of medications and risk-reduction therapies aimed at reducing death and disability and improving the lives of stroke patients.

    The Target: Stroke Honor Roll specifically awards hospitals on reducing the time between hospital arrival and treatment with the clot-buster tPA, the only drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat ischemic stroke. People who receive this drug within three hours of suffering a stroke and experiencing onset symptoms may recover quicker and are less likely to suffer severe disability. 

  • Get With The Guidelines®-American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology Foundation

    Heart Failure Silver-Plus Quality Achievement Award 2015St. Mary-Corwin Medical Center has received the Get With The Guidelines®-Heart Failure Silver-Plus Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology Foundation. 2015 is the first year that St. Mary-Corwin has received this dual award. 

    St. Mary-Corwin earned this merit by implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology for the diagnosis and treatment of heart failure patients. Guideline implementations include excellence in the diagnosis and treatment of heart failure patients at a set level for a designated period. Measures of excellence include an evaluation of the patient, proper use of medications, and utilization of aggressive risk-reduction therapies. Further, the award recognizes facilities that provide education on managing heart failures and overall health as well as scheduling follow-up visits and transition interventions. 

    This merit illustrates that hospitals that constantly follow Get with the Guidelines quality improvement measures can reduce patients’ length of stays and readmission rates.

  • Women’s Choice Awards

    Women's Choice AwardsSt. Mary-Corwin Medical Center has received the Women’s Choice Award® as an America’s Best Hospital for Orthopedics, and as an America’s Best Breast Center, acknowledging St. Mary-Corwin Medical Center‘s dedication to provide exceptional patient care and treatment. The awards are based on robust criteria that include patient satisfaction measurements as well as consideration of areas of clinical excellence.

  • Center of Excellence

    Center of Excellence St. Mary-Corwin Medical Center is the recipient of Center of Excellence designations for obstetrics and cardiac care from Cigna. Cigna’s program evaluates and recognizes hospitals with positive patient outcomes and high cost-efficiency measures. Participating hospitals meeting specific quality and cost-efficiency criteria are designated as a COE by procedure and condition.

    The Cigna Centers of Excellence program is designed to meet the ever-growing consumer demand for tools and information on patient outcomes and cost efficiency. Cigna has quality designations to indicate superior patient outcomes based on treatment effectiveness.

  • Blue Distinction Specialty+® Center for Maternity Care

    Blue Distinction Specialty+ Center for Maternity CareSt. Mary-Corwin Medical Center has been recognized as one of the first hospitals in the nation to receive the Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Distinction Specialty+® Center for Maternity Care. This distinction is awarded to leading facilities across the nation that deliver quality, affordable maternity care. St. Mary-Corwin is among around 650 hospitals nationwide to be awarded this distinction.

    As nearly four million babies are born annually in the U.S., childbirth remains the most common cause of hospitalization. The program evaluates hospitals on several quality measures including the percentage of newborns that fall into the category of early elective delivery, facilities that promote successful breastfeeding, overall patient satisfaction, and other principles of evidence-based practices of care.

    Research shows that, compared to other facilities, those designated as Blue Distinction Centers demonstrate better quality and improved outcomes for patients. On average, Blue Distinction Centers+ are also 20 percent more cost-efficient than non-Blue Distinction Center+ designated health care facilities.