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Awards and Honors

The employees and medical staff at Progress West Hospital strive to provide extraordinary care and outstanding service each day.  Ensuring patient safety is our top priority and we hold ourselves accountable to key quality measures to provide the best care.

Helping Every Baby Sleep Safer

Helping Every Baby Sleep Safer - Safe Sleep Hospital - Certified - Gold BadgeProgress West Hospital is recognized by the National Safe Sleep Hospital Certification Program as a Gold Level Safe Sleep Hospital for our commitment to best practices and education on infant safe sleep. The National Safe Sleep Hospital Certification Program was created by Cribs for Kids®, a national infant safe sleep organization. Headquartered in Pittsburg, PA, Cribs for Kids is dedicated to preventing infant sleep-related deaths due to sudden unexpected infant death (SUID) and accidental suffocation. As a Nationally Certified Safe Sleep Hospital, Progress West Hospital is recognized for following the safe sleep guidelines recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and providing training programs for healthcare team members, as well as family caregivers.

Providing Excellent Patient Experience

Professional Research Corporation (PRC) recognized Progress West Hospital for excellence in patient care. The 2023 Excellence in Healthcare Awards were based on data from patient surveys for services performed in 2022. Outpatient gastroenterology lab services earned the prestigious top performer award for scoring at the 100th percentile in overall quality of care. Outpatient surgery earned a 5-Star award, which is given to health care departments that score in the top 10% at or above the 90th percentile. 

Overall Hospital Quality - CMS

CMS (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) annually assigns star ratings to hospitals nationwide based on their performance across five quality categories. CMS assigns star ratings to U.S. hospitals annually based on 46 hospital quality measures. These are divided into five quality categories: safety of care, mortality, patient experience, readmission rates and timely and effective care. In 2023, Progress West Hospital received a 5-Star rating in overall hospital quality.

Quality and Accountability - Vizient

Vizient has released its annual Quality & Accountability Study rankings of hospital quality and performance. We are pleased to share that, once again, BJC hospitals performed exceptionally compared to national peers. Specifically, six BJC hospitals performed in the top quartile of their peer group and two of those finished in the top decile nationally!

The annual Vizient rankings are based on a series of metrics, including mortality, safety, patient experience, readmissions, efficiency, and health equity. There is very close alignment to our BJC Clinical Excellence Scorecard. Attached is more detailed information on the methodology and metrics included. This year’s rankings largely used data from July 2022 through June 2023.

Progress West Hospital ranked #46 in the Community Hospital cohort.

Other recognitions include:

  • Get With the Guidelines® - Stroke Silver Plus Award, Target: Type 2 Diabetes Honor Roll
  • Most Socially Responsible Hospital in Missouri, 2023 (The Lown Institute)
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