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:

  • One of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care™ for four years in a row (2017-2020)
  • Received the Healthgrades Cardiac Care Excellence Award™ for four years in a row (2017-2020)
  • Received the Healthgrades Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™ (2020)
  • Named Among the Top 10 percent in the Nation for Overall Cardiac Services for four years in a row (2017-2020)
  • Named Among the Top 10 percent in the Nation for Cardiology Services (2020)
  • Named Among the Top 10 percent in the Nation for Coronary Interventional Procedures (2020)
  • Recognized as Five-Star Recipients for Coronary Bypass Surgery for four years in a row (2017-2020)
  • Recognized as Five-Star Recipients for Coronary Interventional Procedures (2020)
  • Recognized as Five-Star Recipients for Treatment of Heart Failure for two years in a row (2019-2020)

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:
    • Recognized as Five-Star Recipients for C-Section Delivery for six years in a row (2015-2020)
    • Received the Healthgrades Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award™ for two years in a row (2019-2020)
    • Recognized for Superior Performance in Gynecologic Surgery for two years in a row (2019-2020)
    • Named Among the Top 5 percent of Hospitals Evaluated for Gynecologic Surgery for two years in a row (2019-2020)
    • Recognized as Five-Star Recipients for Gynecologic Procedures for four years in a row (2017-2020)
    • Recognized as Five-Star Recipients for Hysterectomy for two years in a row (2019-2020)
    • Recognized as Five-Star Recipients for Vaginal Delivery (2015 – 2019)

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

  • South Texas Health System McAllen has been recognized as a Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Sepsis for three years in a row by Healthgrades (2018-2020)