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Awards & Accreditations

Southeast Hospital

  • Nationally recognized with an "A" for the Spring 2021 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade
  • SoutheastHEALTH has been recognized by Press Ganey for outstanding achievement in improving the Rate of Hospital (0-10) score by 60% in 2019.
  • Gold Seal of Approval™ by The Joint Commission
  • Recognized nationally as High Performing in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and Heart Failure by U.S. News & World Report
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ by Healthgrades for 5 years in a row
  • Ranked in Top 5 percent in nation for Outstanding Patient Experience
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ by Healthgrades
  • Ranked in Top 5 percent of nation's hospitals for patient satisfaction by Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
  • Ranked among best regional hospitals in nation by U.S. News & World Report for 2 years in a row. Only hospital in the region and among only 9 in Missouri to achieve this ranking
  • Named to Newsweek's 2021 list of Best Maternity Hospitals

Breast Care & Diagnostic Center

  • Designated as Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology

Cancer Services (Southeast Cancer Center)

  • Radiation therapy is accredited by the American College of Radiology

Cardiac and Vascular Services

  • Comprehensive Cardiac Center (CCC) Certification
  • Nine-time ACTION Registry/GWTG Platinum Performance Achievement Award from American College of Cardiology
  • Two-time Get With The Guidelines Heart Failure GOLD PLUS with Honor Roll
  • American College of Cardiology's NCDR Chest Pain – MI Registry Platinum Performance Award
  • Designated as Missouri Level II Stroke Center by Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services and Missouri's Time Critical Diagnosis System
  • Designated as Missouri Level I STEMI Center by Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services and Missouri's Time Critical Diagnosis System
  • Accredited by Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Vascular Laboratories
  • Accredited by Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Echocardiography Laboratories
  • Cape Girardeau Facility accredited by American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation: one of only 3 accredited programs in region

College of Nursing & Health Sciences

  • Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
  • Accredited by the Missouri State Board of Nursing
  • Ranked among the 100 Best Nursing Schools in the United States by the Nursing Schools Almanac

Diabetes Center

  • Diabetes Self-Management Education Recognition Certificate from the American Diabetes Association

Home Health & Hospice

  • Hospice Elite Recognition through Healthcare First
  • People's Choice Award in Cape County 2013-2020
  • Accredited by The Joint Commission for Southeast Home Health & Southeast Hospice
  • Licensure by the State of Missouri for Southeast Home Health
  • Certification through the State of Missouri for Southeast Hospice

Imaging and Lab Services

  • Accredited in MRI, Ultrasound, CT and Radiology by American College of Radiology
  • Accredited by the Commission on Laboratory Accreditation

Stroke Treatment/Neurosciences

  • Gold Seal of Approval™ as Primary Stroke Center by The Joint Commission
  • Get With The Guidelines Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award in Stroke by American Heart Association/American Stroke Association
  • Designated as Missouri Level II Stroke Center by Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services and Missouri's Time Critical Diagnosis System
  • Five-Star Rating for Stroke Treatment

Urology

  • Southeast Hospital recognized nationally as High Performing in Urology by U.S. News & World Report for 2 years in a row (2011–2012)

Pulmonology/Sleep Medicine

  • Southeast Hospital recognized nationally as High Performing in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) by U.S. News & World Report (2017)
  • Cape Girardeau facility Accredited by American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation: one of 3 accredited programs in region
  • Sleep Diagnostic Center accredited by American Academy of Sleep Medicine