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Awards & Accreditations

Continually Striving for Excellence


  • Certified Level II Trauma Center
  • Full Accreditation by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons
  • Family Birth Center hass Baby-Friendly Designation, which is sponsored by the World Health Organization and United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and promoted by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE)
  • Advanced Certification as a Primary Stroke Center by The Joint Commission
  • 30 consecutive year recipient of National Accreditation for Adult and Child/Adolescent Inpatient Services
  • Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for our hip replacement and knee replacement programs
  • Only nationally-accredited Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehab programs in Boulder County
  • Level IIB Neonatal Intensive Care Nursery
  • Certified as a patient-centered medical home from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (all 12 BCH primary care clinics)


  • 2021 U.S. News & World ‘Best Hospitals for Maternity Care’
  • 2019 Best Medical Facility in Boulder Weekly’s annual readers’ poll
  • 2019 Best Medical Center in Yellow Scene's annual readers' poll
  • 2018 Best Medical Facility in Boulder Weekly’s annual readers’ poll
  • 2018 Best Medical Facility in Daily Camera’s Boulder Gold readers’ poll
  • 10-time recipient of HomeCare Elite™ Award
  • International Baby-Friendly Designation Award
  • Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence and Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology
  • Get With The Guidelines – Stroke Gold-Plus Quality Achievement Award and Target Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus Award by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association
  • Breast Center Recognized as Center of Excellence by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers