2017 World’s Most Ethical Companies – Ethisphere

Ohio Hospital Association Hall of Fame, Dr. Cosgrove

2017 Customer Service Awards – Smart Business

US News 2017–18 rankings include:

  • Cancer – No. 7
  • Cardiology & Heart Surgery – No. 1
  • Diabetes & Endocrinology – No. 3
  • Ear, Nose & Throat – No. 16
  • Gastroenterology & GI Surgery – No. 2
  • Geriatrics – No. 5
  • Gynecology – No. 5
  • Nephrology – No. 2
  • Neurology & Neurosurgery – No. 6
  • Ophthalmology – No. 9
  • Orthopedics – No. 3
  • Pulmonology – No. 3
  • Rheumatology – No. 2
  • Urology – No. 1

Out of 4,658 eligible U.S. hospitals, only 152 hospitals ranked nationally. Five of those are our hospitals. The following received national rankings:

  • Cleveland Clinic main campus
  • Fairview Hospital (No. 26 in Pulmonology, No. 31 in Gastroenterology & GI Surgery, No. 44 in Cardiology & Heart Surgery)
  • Hillcrest Hospital (No. 42 in Diabetes & Endocrinology)
  • Cleveland Clinic Florida (No. 31 in Orthopedics, No. 42 in Gastroenterology & GI Surgery; as well as No. 2 in the Miami area and No. 8 in Florida)
  • Cleveland Clinic Akron General (No. 31 in Pulmonology)


The recognition continues with our regional hospitals, which received rankings in Ohio:

  • Fairview Hospital – No. 6 in Ohio; No. 3 in the Cleveland area
  • Hillcrest Hospital – No. 7 in Ohio; No. 4 in the Cleveland area
  • Akron General Hospital – No. 10 in Ohio
  • Marymount Hospital – No. 24 in Ohio; No. 6 in the Cleveland area
  • South Pointe Hospital – No. 24 in Ohio; No. 6 in the Cleveland area

In June, Cleveland Clinic Children’s ranked among the nation’s best pediatric hospitals by U.S. News in its 2018–19 edition of “Best Children’s Hospitals.” The hospital ranked in 10 of 10 specialties surveyed by U.S. News.



HVI EPIC Davie’s Award

American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program’s (ACS NSQIP®) Meritorious Outcomes Performance designation

2017 Outstanding Achievement Award by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons – Akron General and Fairview Hospital

2017 Physician Assistant Education Association Partnership Award on behalf of the Physician Assistant Education Association

Cystic Fibrosis Program Gains Accreditation from U.S. Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

2017 Get with the Guidelines Stroke Gold Plus Award with Target: StrokeSM Honor Roll Elite – AHA

Pathway to Excellence® designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center – Lutheran Hospital

Magnet® designation for excellence in nursing from the American Nurses Credentialing Center – South Pointe Hospital

Center of Excellence (COE) in Nursing Education designation by the National League for Nursing (NLN)

Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital for Rehabilitation (CCCHR) three-year accreditation from CARF

Human Resources

150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare- Beckers

Top Workplace – The Plain Dealer

Best-in-Class award for Workplace Diversity - The Commission on Economic Inclusion

Great Place to Work – Fortune

Outstanding Website Award for the 2017 Internet Advertising Competition Awards!

Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality - Human Rights Campaign

Smart Culture Award – Smart Culture Program

DiversityInc - 2018 Top 11 Hospitals and Health Systems


Top 25 Environmental Excellence Award (third year in a row) and the highest honor - Practice Greenhealth

Greening the OR Leadership Award (second straight year), for top performance nationally in reducing the environmental impact of our operating rooms   

System for Change Award for our system-wide sustainability efforts

Circles of Excellence in five areas for top ten performance in the country, including Leadership, Green Building, Environmentally Preferred Purchasing, Greening the OR and Less Waste

Becker’s 60 of the Greenest Hospitals in America


Video Telly Awards – 3 Bronze and 1 Silver