Awards & Recognition

Becker’s Hospital Review

Kansas Spine & Specialty Hospital was named in Becker’s Hospital Review 2017 list of top 100 Hospital and Health Systems with Great Neurosurgery and Spine Programs.

The list is selected by Becker’s Healthcare editorial team based on examination of national rankings and accolades from several institutions, including U.S. News & World Report national rankings for neurology and neurosurgery, CareChex national and regional rankings for neurological care, and Blue Distinction Center for spine surgery.

CareChex

Hospital data collected by the Centers of Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and CareChex® – an information service of Quantros, Inc., ranks Kansas Spine in the upper echelon of categories most important to patients:

2018

  • #1 in Nation for Medical Excellence in Spinal Fusion
  • #1 in Nation for Medical Excellence in Spinal Surgery
  • #1 in Kansas for Patient Safety in Spinal Fusion 6th consecutive year
  • #1 in Kansas for Patient Safety in Neurological Care
  • #1 in Kansas for Patient Safety in Spinal Surgery for the 6th consecutive year
  • #1 in Kansas for Medical Excellence in Neurological Care
  • #1 in Kansas for Patient Safety in Overall Hospital Care
  • Top 10% in Nation for Patient Safety in Major Orthopedic Surgery
  • Top 10% in Nation for Patient Safety in Overall Surgical Care

2017

  • #1 in Nation for Patient Safety in Spinal Fusion for the 4th consecutive year.
  • #1 in Kansas for Medical Excellence in Spinal Fusion
  • #1 in Kansas for Patient Safety in Spinal Surgery
  • #1 in Kansas for Medical Excellence in Spinal Surgery
  • #1 in Kansas for Patient Safety in Neurological Care
  • #1 in Kansas for Medical Excellence in Neurological Care
  • #1 in Kansas for Patient Safety in Major Orthopedic Surgery
  • Top 10% in Nation for Patient Safety in Overall Hospital Care and Overall Surgical Care
  • Top 10% in Nation for Medical Excellence in Overall Hospital Care and Overall Surgical Care

2016

  • Five-Star Rated for Overall Hospital Quality, by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
  • #1 in Nation for Patient Safety in Spinal Fusion for the 3rd year
  • #1 in the Midwest for Patient Safety in Spinal Surgery
  • #1 in Kansas for Medical Excellence in Spinal Fusion
  • #1 in Kansas for Medical Excellence in Spinal Surgery
  • #1 in Kansas for Patient Safety in Major Orthopedic Surgery
  • Top 10% in Nation for Patient Safety in Overall Hospital Care and Overall Surgical Care
  • Top 10% in Nation for Medical Excellence in Overall Hospital Care and Overall Surgical Care

2015

  • #1 in Nation for Medical Excellence in Spinal Fusion
  • #1 in Nation for Patient Safety in Spinal Fusion
  • #1 in Region (and #2 in Nation) for Patient Safety in Spinal Surgery
  • #1 in Kansas for Medical Excellence in Major Orthopedic Surgery
  • #1 in Kansas for Patient Safety in Major Orthopedic Surgery
  • #1 in Kansas for Medical Excellence in Spinal Surgery
  • #1 in Market for Patient Safety in Neurological Care
  • Top 10% in Nation for Patient Satisfaction in Overall Hospital Care, Overall Medical Care, and Overall Surgical Care

2014

  • #1 in Kansas for Patient Safety in Major Orthopedic Surgery
  • #1 in Kansas for Major Orthopedic Surgery
  • #1 in Nation for Patient Safety in Spinal Fusion
  • Top 10% in Nation for Patient Satisfaction in Overall Hospital Care
  • Top 100 in Nation for Spinal Surgery
  • #1 in Kansas for Patient Safety in Overall Surgical Care
  • #3 in Nation for Medical Excellence in Spinal Surgery

2013

  • #1 in Kansas for Spinal Fusion
  • #1 in Kansas for Spinal Surgery
  • Top 100 in Nation for Patient Safety in Spinal Fusion
  • #1 in Kansas for Major Orthopedic Surgery
  • #1 in Kansas for Patient Safety in Spinal Surgery