National Recognition


Providing the best care possible for you and your family is our highest priority. St. John Broken Arrow is proud to be nationally recognized by several organizations for top-quality patient care.

Five-Star Quality Rating from CMS

St. John Broken Arrow was recently awarded a five-star rating, the highest achievement level possible, from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Of the more than 4,500 hospitals evaluated nationwide by CMS, only 293 received a five-star rating.

The hospital rating summarizes a variety of measures across seven areas of quality – including safety of care, effectiveness of care, and patient experience – into a single star rating for each hospital.

TMF Hospital Quality Improvement Silver Award

St. John Broken Arrow has received the TMF Hospital Quality Improvement Silver Award from TMF® Health Quality Institute.

TMF is the Texas Medical Foundation, a CMS Quality Improvement Organization. The TMF Hospital Quality Improvement Award program is sponsored by TMF, the Arkansas Hospital Association, Oklahoma Hospital Association, Oklahoma State Office of Rural Health, Texas Hospital Association and Texas Organization of Rural and Community Hospitals. It recognizes hospitals in Arkansas, Missouri, Oklahoma and Texas that have undertaken quality initiatives to improve outcomes in patient care and improve their performance on specific national quality measures. This program was established in 2004 as a non-competitive recognition program designed to identify exemplary outcomes achieved by hospitals.

The 2018 TMF Hospital Quality Improvement Award program is based on achievements in 2016 and 2017. It honors hospitals that are performing quality initiatives aimed at improving outcomes in patient care by recognizing those hospitals that have improved their performance on specific national quality measures.

Out of 557 Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS or Acute Care) Hospitals and 188 Critical Access Hospitals (CAH), 51 earned the TMF Hospital Quality Improvement Gold Award. The Silver Award went to 50 hospitals, and 51 hospitals earned the Bronze Award.

St. John Broken Arrow Receives Top National Rankings for Orthopedic Surgery

U.S. News & World Report has recognized St. John Broken Arrow for its work in orthopedic surgery for 2018-2019.

St. John Broken Arrow received high performing ranks for:

  • Knee replacement
  • Hip replacement

The annual Best Hospitals rankings, now in their 29th year, are designed to assist patients and their doctors in making informed decisions about where to receive care for challenging health conditions or for common elective procedures.

For the 2018-19 rankings, U.S. News evaluated more than 4,500 medical centers nationwide in 25 specialties, procedures and conditions. In the 16 specialty areas, 158 hospitals were ranked in at least one specialty. In rankings by state and metro area, U.S. News recognized hospitals as high performing across multiple areas of care.

U.S. News’ methodologies included risk-adjusted survival and readmission rates, volume, patient experience, patient safety, quality of nursing care and other care-related indicators.

Best Hospitals was produced by U.S. News with RTI International, a leading research organization based in Research Triangle Park, N.C.

St. John Broken Arrow Earns PRC Excellence in Healthcare Awards

Professional Research Consultants, a leader in healthcare marketing and research for over 35 years,  presented St. John Broken Arrow with the following 2019 Excellence in Healthcare Awards:

  • 5-Star Award (Top 10% Nationally) HCAHPS Overall Hospital Rating for its Inpatient Services
  • 5-Star Award (Top 10% Nationally) HCAHPS Overall Hospital Rating for its Medical/Surgical Unit
  • 5-Star Award (Top 10% Nationally) HCAHPS Overall Hospital Rating for Joint Replacement
  • 4-Star Award (Top 25% Nationally) HCAHPS Overall Quality of Care for its Emergency Department