Recognition for South Texas Health System McAllen

South Texas Health System McAllen's recent awards and continued accreditations are listed below.

Patient Safety

Cardiology

  • Healthgrades Awards — South Texas Health System McAllen has been recognized by Healthgrades for excellence in quality in numerous categories:
    • Recipient of the Healthgrades Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™ for Three Years in a Row (2020-2022)
    • Named Among the Top 10% in the Nation for Cardiology Services for Three Years in a Row (2020-2022)
    • Named Among the Top 10% in the Nation for Coronary Interventional Procedures for Three Years in a Row (2020-2022)
    • Five-Star Recipient for Coronary Bypass Surgery for Six Years in a Row (2017-2022)
    • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Heart Failure for Four Years in a Row (2019-2022)
  • The Joint Commission Certified in Chest Pain Management

Women’s Services

  • Received the 2021 Women’s Choice Award for Best Mammogram Center
  • Healthgrades Awards — South Texas Health System McAllen has been recognized by Healthgrades for excellence in quality in several categories:
    • Labor and Delivery Five-Star Recipient for C-Section Delivery for Seven Years in a Row (2015-2021)

    • GYN Surgery Recipient of the Healthgrades Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award™ for Three Years in a Row (2019-2021)

    • Recognized by Healthgrades for Superior Performance in Gynecologic Surgery for Three Years in a Row (2019-2021)

    • Among the Top 5% of Hospitals Evaluated for Gynecologic Surgery for Three Years in a Row (2019-2021)

    • Among the Top 10% of Hospitals Evaluated for Gynecologic Surgery for Three Years in a Row (2019-2021)

    • Five-Star Recipient for Gynecologic Procedures for Five Years in a Row (2017-2021)

    • Five-Star Recipient for Hysterectomy for Three Years in a Row (2019-2021)

Radiology

South Texas Health System McAllen is accredited by the American College of Radiology for the following services:

  • Breast Imaging Center of Excellence — includes 2D and 3D mammography, breast ultrasound, ultrasound-guided breast biopsy, stereotactic breast biopsy
  • CT
  • MRI
  • Ultrasound / Vascular
  • Lung Cancer Screening Center of Excellence

Critical Care

  • Five-Star Recipient for Hip Fracture Treatment for Two Years in a Row (2021-2022)

  • Gastrointestinal Five-Star Recipient for Gallbladder Removal Surgery for Two Years in a Row (2021-2022)

  • Appendectomy Five-Star Recipient for Appendectomy for Eight Years in a Row (2015-2022)