BJC and Saint Luke’s Officially Combine as BJC Health System

Awards & Recognition

BJC HealthCare world class reputation

A World-Class Reputation for Outstanding Patient Care

At BJC HealthCare, we’re fiercely proud of the work we do for our patients and their families. BJC has received recognition and accolades as a top health care system in the St. Louis region and across the nation.

Honors include:

52% of the physicians on St. Louis Magazine's Best Doctors® 2023 list are on staff at BJC HealthCare hospitals.


BJC HealthCare hospitals rank on the U.S. News & World Report Honor Roll of America's top Hospitals and Best Children's Hospitals.

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Barnes-Jewish Hospital is ranked in Becker's Hospital Review of the the nation’s “hospitals and health systems to watch” for the services of spine and neurosurgery, heart and orthopedics.


BJC HealthCare hospitals, service organizations and medical practices earned 171 Excellence in Healthcare Awards from Professional Research Consultants (PRC) in 2023, including 15 teams and providers that earned “Top Performer” awards for being in the 100th percentile nationally.


Several BJC HealthCare facilities have earned Magnet® designation – the only facilities awarded this distinction in the St. Louis metro area: Barnes-Jewish HospitalMemorial Hospital Belleville, Memorial Hospital Shiloh, Missouri Baptist Medical Center and St. Louis Children's Hospital.

Magnet designation was developed by the American Nurses Credentialing Center to designate health care organizations showing quality patient care, nursing excellence and innovations in professional nursing practice. 


BJC HealthCare’s Alvin J. Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine is the only cancer center in Missouri to be designated a Comprehensive Cancer Center by the National Cancer Institute (NCI), earning an "exceptional" rating, NCI's highest accolade. Siteman also is listed among Becker's Hospital Review of the nation's great oncology programs

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