As the largest hospital in the Twin Cities, Abbott Northwestern is recognized nationally and locally for its exceptional expertise and care. Each year, the hospital serves more than 200,000 patients and their families from across the Twin Cities and Upper Midwest.
Each year, Abbott Northwestern is recognized for its exceptional expertise and care. The hospital’s services, doctors and nurses are acclaimed nationally and locally by such organizations as U.S. News & World Report, the American Nurses Credentialing Center and the Society of Chest Pain Centers.
For example, Abbott Northwestern is consistently ranked as a Best Hospital by U.S. News & World Report. Most recently, Abbott Northwestern was ranked first in the metro for overall quality of the entire hospital and second in Minnesota. In 2013, ten of Abbott Northwestern’s specialties were included in the U.S. News & World Report’s metro area rankings. They were: diabetes & endocrinology; gastroenterology & GI surgery (Center for Advanced Endoscopy); geriatrics; gynecology; heart & heart surgery (Minneapolis Heart Institute®); nephrology; neurology & neurosurgery (the Neuroscience Institute); orthopaedics (the Orthopaedic Institute); pulmonology; and urology.
The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) redesignated Magnet Recognition Program® status to Abbott Northwestern in 2014. The hospital received its first designation in 2009. Fewer than 7 percent of all hospitals worldwide achieve Magnet® status.
Abbott Northwestern has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment and success in implementing excellent care for stroke patients, according to evidence-based guidelines.
To see all our awards, visit our website.
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Abbot Northwestern (Allina Health) is an equal opportunity employer.