Recent awards and recognition

Children's Hospital of Wisconsin has been recognized for excellence by a variety of local and national organizations.

2017

(2/19/17) Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Clinical Nutrition Team wins ASPEN Clinical Nutrition Team of Distinction Award.

2016

(6/23/16) Children's Hospital of Wisconsin has been ranked in all ten specialty areas in the U.S. News & World Report's 2015-16 Best Children’s Hospitals report.

(6/9/16) Children's Hospital of Wisconsin's Pressure Ulcer Prevention (PUP) team earns 3M Award for Excellence in Skin Safety.

(5/15/16) Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin was verified as a Level I Surgery Center by the American College of Surgeons. This is the highest level of distinction for hospitals that perform complex surgical procedures in newborns, children and teens.

(3/31/16) Children's Hospital of Wisconsin is the first in the nation to receive Patient-Centered Connect Care recognition. This recognition comes from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA).

(2/19/16) Children's Hospital of Wisconsin was one of four hospitals nationwide to receive national accreditation based on treating pulmonary hypertension in the Herma Heart Center.

2015

(10/21/2015) Children's Hospital of Wisconsin is designated a Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology (ACR), only the third pediatric hospital in the United States to earn this distinction.

(6/9/15) Children's Hospital of Wisconsin has been ranked in 9 specialty areas in the U.S. News & World Report's 2015-16 Best Children’s Hospitals report.

(5/1/15) Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin was awarded Hospital of the Month recognition from the Solutions for Patient Safety (SPS) collaborative because of our safety outcomes, reduction of harm, and safety training and education initiative. 

(4/30/15) 2015 Lab of the Year awarded by Medical Laboratory Observer.

(4/16/15) The Epilepsy Center at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin has once again been recognized as a Level 4 epilepsy center by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers. NAEC has recognized our center with a two-year designation, which provides us with a Level 4 status through 2016.

(2/19/15) Becker's Hospital Review named Peggy Troy, CEO, to its annual list, "130 Women Hospital and Health System Leaders to Know." These women demonstrate outstanding leadership within the hospital and healthcare industry and were chosen based on a wide range of management and leadership skills, including oversight of hospital or health system operations, financial turnarounds and quality improvement initiatives.

2014

(11/8/14) Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin was recognized again this year by Milwaukee Business Journal’s Healthiest Employers® awards program. Children’s received fourth-place honors in the program’s large category (1000+ employees). Healthiest Employers recognizes southeastern Wisconsin employers for improving the quality of life for their employees through a commitment to creating a healthy workplace.

(6/11/14) U.S. News & World Report has ranked Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin in all 10 specialties in the new 2014-15 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings. This ranking is just one of a number of awards that recognizes Children’s as one of the top children’s hospitals in the nation. 

(5/6/14) Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin once again earned the highly coveted Magnet Recognition Program® status for the third consecutive time from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). 

(1/5/14) The YMCA honored Children's Hospital of Wisconsin with the Potawatomi Bingo Casino Diversity and Inclusion Award for our commitment to bridging gaps in our community by offering health care services in communities that have large health care disparities and few health care options.