Awards & Honors 2002-2004

While our focus at John C. Lincoln Health Network is exclusively on meeting the unique needs of our local community, experts have repeatedly put us in a league with the nation's best.

From nursing care to community service to business ethics and more, we've been honored by experts with awards for practically every aspect of what we do.

Awards our Network received between 2002 and 2004 include:

Other Awards:

Current      |     2012 - 2013      |     2008 - 2011       |     2005 - 2007

Better Business Bureau's Business Ethics Award Winner


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John C. Lincoln Health Network was honored for their honesty as one of the 2004 winners of the Better Business Bureau of Central/Northern Arizona's Ethics Award.

Winners were chosen in six categories based on size and location of the business. The bureau and its foundation established the BBB Business Ethics Awards to recognize firms that demonstrate high standards of ethical business conduct and practices, both internally and externally.

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Top 100 Hospitals


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John C. Lincoln North Mountain Hospital was proud to be named one of the Top 100 Hospitals in the nation.

The Thomson 100 Top Hospitals: Benchmarks for Success program has set the standard for hospital performance by identifying the top achievers in the industry using a national comparative balanced-scorecard approach. This National Benchmarks for Success study identifies industry benchmarks and recognizes hospitals that demonstrate superior clinical, operational and financial performance in overall service.

Thomson (formerly Solucient) maintains the nation's largest health care database comprised of more than 22.6 million discharges per year from 2,900 hospitals, representing 77.5 percent of all discharges. The company provides information resources to more than 3,000 hospitals in the United States.

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Red Means Stop Award


The Red Means Stop Coalition honored John C. Lincoln Health Network for the network's efforts to get drivers to stop on red and avoid deadly intersection crashes. John C.'s leadership on this important public safety issue began at the urging of its Trauma Team, which treats some of the city's worst cases in its Level I Trauma Center.

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The National Foster G. McGaw Prize for Excellence in Community Service


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For its ambitious and far-reaching efforts to improve the health and well-being of people throughout its service area, John C. Lincoln Health Network was selected as the recipient of one of the health care field's most prestigious honors: the Foster G. McGaw Prize for excellence in community service.

The Foster G. McGaw prize, first awarded in 1986, recognizes organizations that demonstrate commitment to community service through a range of innovative programs that expand access to care. The prize inspires hospitals, health systems and communities to assess and implement programs that improve their communities.

The $100,000 award is named in honor of entrepreneur and philanthropist Foster G. McGaw, who founded the American Hospital Supply Corporation. Mr. McGaw died in 1986, and the award was created that year. It is sponsored by the American Hospital Association, the Baxter International Foundation and the Cardinal Health Foundation.

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Cherish the Children Award


John C. Lincoln's Marley House was recognized for its outstanding contribution and long-term commitment to prevention of child abuse and neglect by the Greater Phoenix Child Abuse Prevention Council.

Marley House opened its doors in 1996 to offer families in Sunnyslope information about and referral to local resources and services, and to provide support to families during times of stress.

The effectiveness in preventing child abuse and neglect by offering tangible assistance and support to families is evidenced by rates of child abuse and neglect among families who participated in Marley House services.

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Mayor's Youth and Partnership Award


John C. Lincoln Health Network and its Desert Mission Food Bank were named the recipient of the City of Phoenix's Mayor's Youth and Partnership Award for its collaborations in the areas of leadership, mentoring and innovation with the 4th grade science class at Hidden Hills Elementary School.

Sponsored by the Phoenix Youth and Education Commission, KTVK NewsChannel 3 and know99 Television, the award is given annually to a local business or community group for improving the educational opportunities with Phoenix youth.

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Goodwill Industries Community Partner of the Year


John C. Lincoln Health Network was named Community Partner of the Year by Goodwill Industries of Central Arizona for enhancing the quality of life for those in and around the Sunnyslope area.

In 2002, through their Community Development Department, John C. Lincoln was vital in the implementation of Goodwill's America's Promise Grant. Under this grant, Goodwill assisted the Sunnyslope community to become a Community of Promise by building the character and competence of our nation's youth.

To promote this promise, a Promise Station had to be established and maintained for the community. John C. Lincoln's Community Development Department accepted the lead role and a Promise Station would be under their guidance.

John C. Lincoln was also vital in the employment of 250 youth in the summer of 2002 through the Governor's Action Communities Initiative Grant operated by Goodwill. Youth who live in the Sunnyslope area were able to take with them employable skills they obtained through the program, as well as earn money for clothes and school supplies.

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Governor Howard Pyle Safety Award


This award was presented to John C. Lincoln Health Network for excellence in safety. Given annually by the Arizona Chapter of the National Safety Council, it honors an individual, group, industry, association or government agency for excellence in injury prevention.

The award was collectively earned by every co-worker throughout the entire network for participating in the safety process, making John C. Lincoln Health Network one of the safest providers of health care and related services in Arizona.

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