Awards and Recognitions for Jefferson Hospital

Jefferson Hospital, part of Allegheny Health Network (AHN), is in the South Hills area of Pittsburgh, PA. Consistently recognized for a commitment to high-quality care, patient safety, and support, Jefferson Hospital continues to grow while providing award-winning care for maternity patients and those in need of cardiac, stroke, orthopaedic, bariatric, or vascular treatments.

Magnet Recognition for nursing excellence

Our 2021 Magnet® recognition for nursing excellence, from the American Nurses Credentialing Center, puts Jefferson Hospital among the best of the best. We qualify for Magnet designation, because we deliver the best patient care and ongoing innovations in professional nursing practices. It is the highest recognition that a hospital nursing program can achieve.

For our patients, it is assurance that they are receiving the best possible nursing care, greater safety, and better results.

AHN Jefferson is the second hospital in the Allegheny Health Network to earn Magnet status, and the only Magnet hospital in the South Hills of Pittsburgh.

Award-winning medical care

  • Gold Plus Heart Failure Achievement Award and Gold Plus Stroke Quality Achievement Award recognition from American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Get With The Guidelines®.
  • Blue Distinction Center+SM designation for efficiency in delivering high-quality care and better overall outcomes for spine surgery care.
  • NCDR Chest Pain-MI Registry 2021 Silver Performance Achievement Award.

Women's and children's care

  • Cribs for Kids® National Safe Sleep Hospital Certification at its highest designation, Gold Safe Sleep Champion.
  • International Board of Lactation Consultants (IBCLC) Care Award, for excellence in lactation care and a high level of support for breastfeeding families.
  • Keystone 10 designation for Quality Improvement in Breastfeeding.
  • First hospital in Allegheny County to earn The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Perinatal Care Certification.

Certified specialty care

  • Joint Commission Advanced Primary Stroke Center Certification, May 2018.
  • Joint Commission Hip/Knee Replacement Recertification, February 2018.
  • Five-star Recipient for Treatment of Heart Failure in 2021 (Healthgrades).

Innovative surgical care

  • One of Healthgrades America's 50 Best Hospitals for Vascular Surgery™ for three years in a row (2019-2021).
  • Recipient of the Healthgrades 2021 Bariatric Surgery Excellence Award™.
  • Recognized by Healthgrades in 2021 for Superior Performance in Bariatric Surgery.
  • Among the top 10% of hospitals evaluated for Bariatric Surgery in 2021 (Healthgrades).
  • Five-star Recipient for Overall Bariatric Surgery for two years in a row (2020, 2021) (Healthgrades). 

Contact us

Call (412) DOCTORS (412) 362-8677 or request an appointment with a specialist at Jefferson Hospital. 

Find us

Jefferson Hospital
565 Coal Valley Road
Jefferson Hills, PA 15025