Cleverly + Associates

Community Value Five-Star® Award (2011)


Top 100 Hospital: Performance Improvement Leader (2004)

Mountain-Pacific Quality Health Foundation

Quality Achievement Award (2008, 2009, 2010)

BlueCross BlueShield of Montana

  • Designated as a Blue Distinction Center for Knee & Hip Replacement
  • Designated as a Blue Distinction Center for Spine Surgery

Avatar International Inc.

Benefis was among 100 hospitals nationwide to earn Avatar's 2008 Exceeding Patient Expectations award, reflecting high patient satisfaction ratings for care and services at Benefis.

  • 5-Star Service Award for Pediatrics Care (2008)
  • 5-Star Service Award for Exceeding Patient Expectations (2008)

American Heart Association/American Stroke Association

The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association recognize hospitals for their success in using Get With The Guidelines to improve quality of care for heart disease and stroke patients.

  • Silver Plus Award for Stroke Care (2011)

American Diabetes Association (ADA)

Benefis Health System earned the American Diabetes Association's Education Recognition Certificate in October 2008 for meeting rigorous national standards for diabetes self-management education programs. Each year the Benefis program helps hundreds of northcentral Montanans control their diabetes through diet and lifestyle changes.

  • Education Recognition Certificate (2008)

Home Care Elite

Benefis Spectrum Medical was named to the HomeCare Elite the fourth year in a row, a compilation of the most successful Medicare-certified home health care providers in the United States.

  • Benefis Spectrum HomeCare Elite (2007, 2008, 2009, 2010)

Commission on Cancer

The Benefis Sletten Cancer Institute is nationally recognized for its comprehensive, top quality care. Benefis SCI has been continuously accredited by the American College of Surgeon's Commission on Cancer (CoC) since 1981. Benefis SCI has the CoC's highest approval rating as a Community Hospital Comprehensive Cancer Program, and has earned the CoC's National Outstanding Achievement Award.

  • National Outstanding Achievement Award (2007) 


VHA is a national health care alliance dedicated to high-impact clinical improvement programs. VHA has repeatedly recognized Benefis with excellence awards, including its 2007 VHA Leadership Award for Clinical Excellence for the implementation of rapid response teams and its Mountain Region Community Benefit award for Native American outreach efforts.

  • Mountain Region 2009 Community Benefit Award for Native American outreach efforts

Diversified Clinical Services

Benefis Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine Center is a Diversified Clinical Services Center of Distinction (2008, 2009, 2010)