Awards and Recognition

2020
  • For the third year in a row, Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital was one of only 10 children’s hospitals in the nation awarded ‘Top Children’s Hospital’ status by The Leapfrog Group, an independent hospital rating organization.
  • Seattle magazine honored Mary Bridge Children's Hospital & Health Network's George Makari, MD, as one of the region's best pediatric neurologists in its 20th annual "Top Doctors" issue.
2019
  • For the second year in a row, Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital was one of only 10 children’s hospitals in the nation awarded ‘Top Children’s Hospital’ status by The Leapfrog Group, an independent hospital rating organization.
2018
  • Mary Bridge Children's Hospital was one of only 13 children's hospitals nationwide awarded "Top Hospital" status by The Leapfrog Group, an independent hospital watchdog organization.
  • Mary Bridge Children's Hospital was recognized as the June 2018 Hospital of the Month for the National Hospital Improvement Innovation Network, Children’s Hospitals’ Solutions for Patient Safety (SPS).
2013
  • Mary Bridge Children's hospital was recognized, alongside MultiCare Tacoma General and MultiCare Allenmore, for outstanding efforts to reduce patient harm and improve patient safety during the 81st Annual Meeting of the Washington State Hospital Association (WSHA) in Seattle. The three Tacoma hospitals were the only hospitals in the South Sound to earn the 2013 “Washington State Hospital Association Safe Care in Action” award. The award honors hospitals for decreasing patient harm in 10 key areas.
Other Awards
  • MultiCare Mary Bridge Children's Hospital & Health Center has been named one of the country's Top Hospitals by the Leapfrog Group for providing the safest and highest quality care to pediatric patients. Mary Bridge is the only pediatric hospital in the Pacific Northwest and one of only 12 children's hospitals in the country to receive this recognition.
  • MultiCare Mary Bridge Children's Hospital has been working hard to keep kids in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit safe from infections. That work was recognized when the Tacoma hospital received the highest rating of any pediatric hospital in Washington in a Consumer Reports story about preventing infections in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit.