Awards & Recognition

At Memorial Hermann Surgical Hospital First Colony, we’re proud of the national and local recognition we receive. It means our efforts toward healthcare excellence are not going unnoticed. But it’s not about us. It’s about you and the confidence you find in turning to an award-winning Hospital for your family’s care.

Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award
Date Awarded: 2013-2018
Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence award honors clients who have reached the 95th percentile for patient experience, engagement or clinical quality performance. Guardian of Excellence Awards are awarded annually to clients who sustain performance in the top 5% for each reporting period for the award year.

CMS 5 Star rated
Date Awarded: 2015-2018
Memorial Hermann Surgical Hospital First Colony ( Formally Sugar Land Surgical Hospital) has received the highest possible overall rating by CMS. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) updated data on the Hospital Compare website and on data.medicare.gov to provide patients, families and all stakeholders with the information they need to compare the performance of hospitals where they seek medical care. Along with data on quality measures, CMS will also update the Overall Hospital Star Rating.

CMS Hospital Compare reports information on quality measures for over 4,000 hospitals nationwide, including Veterans Administration (VA) Medical Centers and military hospitals.

Texas Hospital Quality Improvement Award
Date Awarded: 2013-2014
Memorial Hermann Surgical Hospital First Colony was honored by TMF Health Quality Institute with a Silver Award for demonstrably improved patient safety and clinical outcomes.

Consumer Reports
Memorial Hermann Surgical Hospital First Colony was also ranked in the top 10 on Consumer Reports‘ first-ever list of Houston-area hospitals based solely on surgical services:

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