2016 Rural Health Award of Merit


The Illinois Rural Health Association presented its 2016 Rural Health Award of Merit to the Illinois Telehealth Network (ITN). HSHS St. John’s Hospital was one of the 23 network members honored with this award. This award is presented to a group that has made great strides to improve access to rural health care with innovative programs or activities

CareChex® Quality Rating System


HSHS St. John’s was recognized by CareChex® Quality Rating System for an outstanding rating in 2016. St. John’s received a score that was greater than or equal to the 90th percentile. It was the highest rating of all hospitals in the surrounding area.

Greenhealth Partner for Change Award and Greening the OR Award


HSHS St. John’s Hospital was awarded the 2016 “Greenhealth Partner for Change” Award and the Greening the OR Award by Practice Greenhealth, the nation’s leading health care community. This award is one of the organization’s Environmental Excellence Awards for the health care sector.

Edwards Sapien 3™ Valve


Doctors at the Prairie Heart Institute (PHI) at HSHS St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, Ill., were the first in the United States to successfully complete a double transcatheter heart valve replacement using the Edwards Sapien 3™ valve.

Readers’ Choice Awards


St. John’s received Springfield State Journal-Register’s Readers’ Choice Awards for Best Pediatric Hospital, Best Birthing Center and Best Trauma Center.

Stroke Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award


HSHS St. John’s Hospital received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®- Stroke Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment and success ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence.

The Leapfrog Group Award


HSHS St. John’s Hospital is proud to have received its eighth consecutive A in patient safety from The Leapfrog Group, an independent industry watchdog. St. John’s has maintained an A grade from Leapfrog since 2012—only 136 hospitals out of the 2,571 that were scored have maintained eight straight As.