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Quality Awards and Recognition - A Reflection of Our Commitment to Excellence

Billings Clinic is nationally recognized for exceptional clinical quality, patient safety and service. Our physicians, nurses and staff perform at a higher standard, with complete and coordinated care, which has been validated by the following honors.  To learn more about these honors, click on the individual logos below.

Top 100

100 Top Hospitals

The Truven Health 100 Top Hospitals® study evaluates performance in 10 areas.

ANCC Magnet Organization

ANCC Magnet Recognition

Billings Clinic is recognized internationally for excellence, with Magnet™ designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Out of 5,800 health care organizations in the United States, only 298 are recognized with Magnet status for nursing excellence. Billings Clinic is the first Magnet-designated health care organization in Montana and Wyoming.


Becker’s 100 Great Hospitals in America

Proven to be innovators for medical treatments, research, technology and care delivery.

US News

US News

Selected by US News as one of 148 hospitals out of 4,793 for top ratings in Diabetes and Endocrinology, Gynecology, Nephrology, and Pulmonology.

Joint Commission

Joint Commission Accreditations

  • Hospital
  • Laboratory: Main Campus Point of Care, Dermatology, Pulmonary Center
  • Behavioral Health Care
  • Home Care: Home Oxygen and Durable Medical Equipment

Joint Commission Certifications

  • Primary Stroke Center
  • Disease-Specific: Total Knee Replacement, Total Hip Replacement

Beacon Award

Beacon Award

(2012) Billings Clinic’s Intensive Care Unit (ICU) has earned the Beacon Award for Critical Care Excellence, placing it among top ICU's in the nation for the highest quality patient outcomes possible and demonstrated excellence and innovation.

womens choice award

Women’s Choice

Recognized by WomenCertified® for demonstrating extraordinary service in meeting the health care needs of women and their families.

Chest Pain Center Accreditation

Chest Pain Center Accreditation

(2008-2011) Billings Clinic is accredited as a Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers. Billings Clinic has demonstrated expertise in quickly assessing, diagnosing and treating patients experiencing chest discomfort or pain, and is our region’s first and only accredited Chest Pain Center.

National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers

National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers

The National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers, administered by the American College of Surgeons, has given Billings Clinic full accreditation for commitment to the highest level of quality breast care.

Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology

Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology


National Cancer Institute Community Cancer Centers Program (NCCCP)

(2007-2010) The National Cancer Institute (NCI) chose Billings Clinic as a pilot site for the Community Cancer Centers Program (NCCCP) to help bring state-of-the-art cancer care to patients across the United States. Billings Clinic is the only NCCCP site in Montana, Wyoming, Idaho or North Dakota.

QOPI Certification Program

The only QOPI certified cancer center in Montana and Wyoming.

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Conquer Cancer

Cancer Research Award from the American Society of Clinical Oncology

Commission on Cancer

Commission on Cancer

Billings Clinic Cancer Center is accredited by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons (with commendations)



AARP teamed up with the Leapfrog Group to show Safety Superstar hospitals.

Stroke Gold Performance Achievement Award

Get With The Guidelines – Stroke Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award

The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association recognize this hospital for achieving 85% or higher adherence to all Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Performance Achievement indicators for consecutive 12 month intervals and 75% or higher compliance with 6 of 10 Get With The Guidelines Stroke Quality Measures to improve quality of patient care and outcomes.

Blue Distinction Award

Blue Distinction

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana has designated Billings Clinic Orthopedics & Sports Medicine as a Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip Replacement. Blue Distinction Centers for Knee and Hip Replacement are part of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association's expansion of its Blue Distinction® designation.

Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Echocardiography Laboratories

Intersocietal Accreditation Commission
Cardiovascular Services

Billings Clinic Cardiovascular Services is accredited by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission.

Accredited testing includes the following:

  • Adult Transthoracic
  • Adult Transesophageal
  • Adult Stress

Montana Cardiovascular Health Program

Premier Quest Award

One of 6 Leading Hospitals Recognized for Excelling in High-Value Care Delivery

American Academy of Sleep Medicine

American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

Recognized by the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy for promoting Quality in Endoscopy.

American Academy of Sleep Medicine

Billings Clinic Sleep Center – an AASM Accredited Member Center

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Accredited Care Center

American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine

American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine

Billings Clinic Department of Maternal-Fetal Medicine is accredited by the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine for obstetric ultrasound (the only obstetric ultrasound program accredited in our region)

Mountain-Pacific Quality Health Foundation Quality Achievement Award

Mountain-Pacific Quality Health Foundation Quality Achievement Award

(2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003) Recognizes Billings Clinic’s outstanding efforts in quality care for heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical infection prevention.

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