Awards

Our Achievements

Northwest Specialty Hospital has consistently earned awards for some of the highest patient experience scores in the nation placing it in the top 10% of all hospitals in the U.S.

We believe in putting our patients first. That means going the extra mile to make sure that your visit is special. That means taking the time to listen to your concerns. That means working with you to come up with flexible payment plans and thanking you for giving us the opportunity to provide award winning care

Blue Distinction Center +

BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD OF AMERICA

Facilities designated as Blue Distinction Centers® for Knee and Hip Replacement demonstrate expertise in total knee and total hip replacement surgeries, resulting in fewer patient complications and readmissions. Designated facilities include hospitals (with and without an onsite Intensive Care Unit) and Ambulatory Surgery Centers (ASC). All designated facilities must maintain national accreditation and ASCs are also required to have an advanced orthopedic certification.

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Five Stars – Patient Experience

CENTERS FOR MEDICARE & MEDICAID SERVICES

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), along with the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), developed the HCAHPS (Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems) Survey, also known as Hospital CAHPS®, to provide a standardized survey instrument and data collection methodology for measuring patients’ perspectives on hospital care.

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Gold Seal of Approval

JOINT COMMISSION

The Joint Commission evaluates and accredits more than 22,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States. An independent, not-for-profit organization, The Joint Commission is the nation’s oldest and largest standards-setting and accrediting body in health care. To earn and maintain The Gold Seal of Approval® from The Joint Commission an organization must undergo an on-site survey by a Joint Commission survey team at least every three years.

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Best Places to Work

BEST COMPANIES GROUP

The Best Places to Work Inland Northwest is a survey and awards program dedicated to identifying and recognizing the area’s best employers and providing organizations with valuable employee feedback.

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Best Family Medicine (North Idaho)

IDAHO’S BEST

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Best Women’s Care (North Idaho)

IDAHO’S BEST

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Best Urgent Care

TOP RATED LOCAL

Top Rated Local® is built upon 5 pillars of the customer experience and is created to empower both businesses and consumers. Capturing the overall customer experience is unlike anything on the market. This is not a review site — it is an experience- and rating-based system.

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