Recognition for South Texas Health System Edinburg

Learn about the awards and accreditations earned by South Texas Health System Edinburg:

  • Received the 2021 Women’s Choice Award for Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • American Heart Association®/American Stroke Association’s® Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award and Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus (2020)
  • The Joint Commission Certified Chest Pain Center
  • The Joint Commission Certified Primary Stroke Center
  • The Joint Commission Stroke Rehabilitation Certification
  • American Heart Association and American Stroke Association Primary Stroke Center
  • College of American Pathologists (CAP) accredited clinical laboratory
  • Pediatric Asthma Program
  • Level IV Trauma Center (Texas Department of State Health Services)
  • Center of Excellence in Hernia Surgery, Robotic Surgery, and Minimally Invasive Surgery by Surgical Review Corporation (SRC)
  • The Joint Commission Cardiac Rehabilitation Certification Level I Nursery (Texas Department of State Health Services)
  • Newsweek Best Maternity Hospitals 2021

Patient Safety

  • Awarded an 'A' in the Spring 2021 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade
  • Awarded an ‘A' in the Fall 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, a national distinction recognizing the hospital’s achievements in protecting patients from harm and providing safe healthcare
  • Received the Patient Safety Excellence Award™ for three years in a row from Healthgrades (2019-2021)
  • Named Among the Top 10 percent in the Nation for Patient Safety for three years in a row by Healthgrades (2019-2021)

Healthgrades Awards

South Texas Health System Edinburg has been recognized for excellence in quality in several categories by the Healthgrades Awards:

  • Recognized as Five-Star Recipients for C-Section Delivery for six years in a row (2015-2020)
  • Received the Healthgrades Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award™ for two years in a row (2019-2020)
  • Recognized for Superior Performance in Gynecologic Surgery for two years in a row (2019-2020)
  • Named Among the Top 5 percent of Hospitals Evaluated for Gynecologic Surgery for two years in a row (2019-2020)
  • Recognized as Five-Star Recipients for Gynecologic Procedures for four years in a row (2017-2020)
  • Recognized as Five-Star Recipients for Hysterectomy for two years in a row (2019-2020)
  • Recognized as Five-Star Recipients for Vaginal Delivery (2015 – 2019)
  • Received the Patient Safety Excellence Award™ for two years in a row (2019-2020)
  • Named Among the Top 10 percent in the Nation for Patient Safety for two years in a row (2019-2020)