Awards & Certifications

The Joint Commission National Quality Approval

The Joint Commission Accreditation

By demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission‘s national standards for health care quality and safety, Bozeman Deaconess Hospital has earned the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval™.


Recognized with an A Hospital Safety Score by The Leapfrog Group in Spring 2015 (2013-2014)

In 2015, BDHS was recognized with an A Hospital Safety Score by The Leapfrog Group for the second time in a row and the fifth time overall.


100 Great Community Hospitals in U.S., 2015, 2014

Named to Becker’s Hospital Review list of 100 great community hospitals for 2015, one of only two hospitals in Montana to receive this recognition. This is the second consecutive year BDHS has been honored with this distinction.


HealthGrades America's 100 Best 2015 - Pulmonary Care

One of America’s 100 Best for Pulmonary Care, 2015

Bozeman Deaconess has been recognized by Healthgrades as one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Pulmonary Care. In its study of patient outcomes, Healthgrades, a leading online resource helping consumers compare physicians, hospitals and care, found Bozeman Deaconess Health Services to be among the best performing hospitals nationally for pulmonary care.


HealthGrades 2015 Pulmonary Care Exellence AwardRecipient of the Healthgrades Pulmonary Care Excellence Award for 2015, 2014

Healthgrades Pulmonary Care Excellence Award for 2015, for the second year in a row (2014-2015), and ranked among the top 5% in the nation for Overall Pulmonary Services, also for the second year in a row (2014-2015).


HealthGrades 2015 Treatment of GI Bleed Five-Star Recipient

5 Star Recipient by Healthgrades for Gastrointestinal Care, 2015, 2014

Five Star Recipient for treatment of GI Bleed for two years in a row (2014-2015) and for treatment of Bowel Obstruction, 2015.


HealthGrades 2015 Treatment of Sepsis Five-Star Recipient

5 Star Recipient by Healthgrades for Critical Care, 2015

Five Stars for treatment of Sepsis.


HealthGrades 2015 Treatment of Heart Attack Five-Star Recipient

5 Star Recipient by Healthgrades for Cardiac Care, 2015, 2009-2011

Five-Star recipient for treatment of Heart Attack and for treatment of Heart Failure.


HealthGrades 2015 Five-Star Recipient - Total Knee Replacement

5 Star Recipient by Healthgrades for Orthopedic Care, 2010-15

Five Star Recipient for Total Knee Replacement (2010-2015) by Healthgrades.

Five-Star Recipient for Total Hip Replacement (2010-2013) by Healthgrades.


Healthstrong Top HospitalHealthstrong Hospital by iVantage Health Analytics, 2014

Named a 2014 Healthstrong Hospital by iVantage Health Analytics, a leading healthcare advisory and business analytic services company that provides comparative healthcare analysis of market, clinical, operational and financial data to help hospitals make better strategic decisions and improve performance.Based on measurements of ten equally rated pillars of performance at 4,299 acute care hospitals, BDHS received a top tier Hospital Strength Index rank of 99.8.


Blue Distinction Award

NCQA Level III Patient Centered Medical Home Recognition, 2014, 2011

Bozeman Deaconess Health Group primary care practices have received recognition from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) Physician Practice Connections—Patient-Centered Medical Home (PPC-PCMH) program for using evidence-based, patient-centered processes that focus on highly coordinated care and long-term participative relationships. 3 year certification.


Truven 100 Top Hospitals 2014

100 Top Hospitals by Truven Analytics, 2013

100 Top Hospitals by Truven Health Analytics, a leading provider of information and solutions to improve the cost and quality of healthcare. Bozeman Deaconess Hospital is one of only 20 hospitals to earn this award in the Small Community Hospital category out of 871 compared nationwide.


Five Star Hospital

Healthgrades Outstanding Patient Experience Award™, 2013

Bozeman Deaconess Hospital had been named a 2013 Outstanding Patient Experience Award Recipient by HealthGrades, the leading provider of physician and hospital information for consumers. The hospital is ranked among the top 15% in the nation for Patient Experience and is the only recipient of this award in Montana.


Five Star Hospital

Five-Star Ranked Community Value Provider, 2013, 2007-2010

Top-ranked Community Value Provider by Cleverley + Associates, a leading healthcare financial consulting firm specializing in operational benchmarking and performance enhancement strategies.


Five Star Hospital

2013 Vision Award from SightLife

The 2013 Vision Award from SightLife, a global health organization focused on eliminating corneal blindness worldwide, goes to Bozeman Deaconess Hospital in recognition of BDHS's efforts with 27 eye donors who provided 34 sight restoring transplants in 2013.


Blue Distinction Award

5-Star Rating by Healthgrades

  • Five-star Recipient for Total Hip Replacement (2010-2013)
  • Ranked Among the Top 5 in MT for Overall Orthopedic Services for 4 Years in a Row (2010-2013)
  • Joint Replacement Excellence Award, 2012; ranked among the top 10% of hospitals in the nation and ranked #1 in Montana for joint replacement.
  • Ranked in the top five in Montana for overall orthopedic services for four years in a row (2010-2013)

Blue Distinction Award

Quality Achievement Award, 2013

Bozeman Deaconess Health Services has earned the Quality Achievement Award from Mountain-Pacific Quality Health for the sixth year in a row. The Quality Achievement Award recognizes Montana hospitals for their dedication to preventing surgical infections and ensuring patients receive high-quality care for heart attack, heart failure or pneumonia.


Blue Distinction Award

Bozeman Deaconess Diabetes Center Earns National Recognition for 2013, 2010

Bozeman Deaconess Diabetes Center has earned three-year recognition from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). NCQA’s Diabetes Recognition Program recognizes clinicians who have met standards demonstrating delivery of high-quality care to patients with diabetes. This is the second time the center has earned this recognition. 3 year accreditation.


Bozeman Deaconess Cancer Center awarded a full three-year accreditation, 2012

Bozeman Deaconess Cancer Center was awarded a full three-year accreditation with commendation from the American College of Surgeons/Commission on Cancer in December, with particular citation for compliance in outcomes analysis, prevention and early detection, staff education and quality improvements, among other areas. By undertaking this voluntary evaluation, the Cancer Center demonstrated its commitment to quality care, ongoing improvement, and public accountability for the care and services provided.


2013 Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association

Bozeman Deaconess Heart Center has earned a 2013 Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association. Bozeman Deaconess was recognized as a Mission: Lifeline STEMI Receiving Center Silver Performance Achievement Award Hospital.


Top Performer on Key Quality Measures®, 2012

Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in America, for exemplary performance in using evidence-based clinical processes that are shown to improve care for certain conditions. One of only 1,099 hospitals in the U.S. earning the distinction, BDHS was recognized for its achievements in heart attack, pneumonia and surgical care. Bozeman Deaconess achieved cumulative performance of 95 percent or above across all accountability measures.


Blue Distinction Award

Quality Achievement Award, 2012

For the fifth year in a row and the eighth time, Bozeman Deaconess received the 2012 Mountain-Pacific Quality Achievement Award, the highest award possible. Bozeman Deaconess was recognized for its commitment to ensuring that patients receive the highest quality of care in certain areas. Bozeman Deaconess has previously won the award in 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011.


Blue Distinction Award

NCQA Level III Medical Home Recognition, 2011

Four Bozeman Deaconess Health Group primary care practices have received recognition from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) Physician Practice Connections—Patient-Centered Medical Home (PPC-PCMH) program for using evidence-based, patient-centered processes that focus on highly coordinated care and long-term participative relationships.


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Exceeding Patient Expectations Award, 2011

As evidence of our commitment to quality and continued improvement, Bozeman Deaconess Hospital is being awarded an Avatar International 2011 Exceeding Patient Expectations Award.
Blue Distinction Award Designated Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip Replacement, 2011

Bozeman Deaconess Hospital has received designation as a Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip Replacement by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana. Blue Distinction designations are awarded to facilities that have demonstrated a commitment to quality care by meeting objective, evidence-based thresholds for clinical quality and safety developed with input from expert clinicians and leading professional organizations.