Awards and recognition

Nationally recognized care since 1872

Regions has received awards from many nationally recognized organizations, making us a leading hospital in the Upper Midwest. This recognition is evidence of our dedication to our patients, to the highest standards of care, and to our community.

We are proud to be named one of the Top 25 Environmental Excellence Award by Practice Greenhealth, their highest honor for hospitals. This award recognizes hospitals for excellence and dedication to sustainability in health care. Practice Greenhealth is the nation’s leading health care sustainability community, empowering its members to improve their environmental stewardship.

Regions was recognized by the American Heart Association (AHA) with their Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Gold Plus achievement award. We reached an aggressive goal of treating patients with 85% or higher compliance to AHA core standard levels of care for the past two years. Regions was also recognized in the AHA’s Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite, as well as their Target: Type 2 Diabetes Honor Roll.

Certifications and grants

  • Level I Adult and Pediatric Trauma Center
  • The highest patient safety ranking from the Institute for Healthcare Improvement
  • Awarded an “A” grade in Social Responsibility for 2022 by the Lown Institute Hospitals Index
  • Inpatient Rehabilitation Center that has been CARF certified for more than 20 years, with certifications in general program, stroke, brain injury and spinal cord injury
  • Minnesota Regional Spinal Cord Injury Model System (MN Regional SCIMS) partner and recipient of a grant from the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR)
  • Minnesota’s first Comprehensive Stroke Center, certified by the Joint Commission
  • The Minnesota Department of Health’s 2022 Stroke Quality Improvement Award for Outstanding Achievement, received for our Comprehensive Stroke Center’s work in reducing time between emergency room arrival and start of endovascular treatment
  • One of only eight Burn Centers in the nation that have been continuously verified by the American College of Surgeons and the American Burn Association since 1995
  • Quality Oncology Practice Initiative, certified by the American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • Breast Imaging Center of Excellence, certified by the American College of Radiology
  • Joint Replacement Program Gold Seal of Approval, certified by the Joint Commission
  • Outstanding care for geriatric hip fracture patients, certified by the International Geriatric Fracture Society

Medical support for the pros and their fans

Regions is proud to provide on-site medical coverage during Minnesota Wild, St. Paul Saints and Minnesota Vikings home games.

Since 2000, Regions has provided specialty services for the team, including cranial facial and neuropsychology care.

Regions provides fun and educational activities around important and relevant health topics at Saints home games throughout the season.

A Regions Hospital Emergency Medicine physician and Emergency Medicine resident have been on the sideline of every Vikings home game since 2008.