Local, State & National Excellence

We’re honored to be recognized for patient safety, quality, patient care, outstanding physicians, outstanding leadership, and setting national standards in healthcare. Our team strives to excel and improve. Honors like these let us and our community know we’re on the right track.

Achieving Clinical Excellence

Local Top Doctors  
More than 20 Everett Clinic physicians have been recognized as the doctors that other doctors recommend to their own loved ones, according to peer surveys.

Diabetes Care, National Committee for Quality and American Diabetes Association  
The Everett Clinic was recognized for providing high quality care to patients with diabetes.

Occupational Health, Washington Department of Labor & Industries  
Selected as a state Center of Occupational Health and Education, The Everett Clinic follows best practices in its care of injured workers.

Heart/Stroke Care, National Committee for Quality and American Heart Association  
The Everett Clinic was recognized for providing excellent care to patients with cardiovascular disease or stroke.

Circle of Life Award, American Hospital Association 
Partners in Palliative Care, The Everett Clinic and Providence Hospice and Homecare of Snohomish County, were recognized for providing excellent care at the end of life.

Fostering Innovation and Continuous Improvement

National Medicare Study, The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid  
The Everett Clinic was one of only 10 organizations in the nation selected to participate in a national project to improve healthcare for seniors.

Electronic Prescribing, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services  
The Everett Clinic and the University of Washington School of Pharmacy received a $1.03 million grant to assess how computerized prescribing improves medication safety and patient outcomes.

Healthcare Quality Score Card 
The Everett Clinic worked with Premera Blue Cross and other medical groups in Washington State to measure performance based on national healthcare standards in areas ranging from diabetes care to breast cancer screening.

National Preeminence, Advocacy and Acclaim Awards, American Medical Group Association 
The Everett Clinic earned three prestigious national awards for exceptional leadership, innovation and contributions to the advancement of healthcare delivery.

Model Safety, National Committee for Quality and American Medical Group Association  
The Everett Clinic received a $50,000 grant to develop best practices for the national Safety Collaborative in the Out Patient Environment award.

Pharmaceutical Policy 
The Everett Clinic’s ban on drug samples and no solicitation policy for all products or offers related to pharmaceuticals was featured in USA Today, The New York Times and US News & World Report. The Clinic’s own clinical pharmacist team provides evidence-based information about medications to its physicians rather than relying on drug company sales representatives.

Optimizing the Patient Experience

Patient Safety Awards, Washington State Medical Association 
The Everett Clinic earned two patient safety awards for implementing a program to reduce potential medication errors and for developing an internal reporting system for unusual events.

Excellence in Healthcare Quality Award, Qualis Health  
The Everett Clinic was one of five Washington State healthcare organizations recognized by Qualis for innovation and measurable improvements in healthcare.

Supporting our Community

The Everett Clinic supports its community through volunteerism, education outreach and charitable giving. Since 1994, The Everett Clinic Foundation has contributed more than $3.2 million to charitable organizations throughout Snohomish County.

The Everett Clinic has also been noted for its green initiatives including innovative practices and partnerships to reduce its carbon footprint. Awards include:

  • Top 75 Corporate Philanthropists, Puget Sound Business Journal
  • Green Award, Seattle Business Magazine
  • Governor’s Commute Smart Award

Being a Best Place to Work

The Everett Clinic has earned a spot on Fortune Magazine’s 100 Best Companies to work for list for three years running and was one of 10 healthcare organizations nationally to make the list. Similarly, the Clinic has been noted as a best place to work in Washington state.

Along with other leading U.S. healthcare systems - The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Mayo Clinic, and Stanford Hospitals & Clinics - The Everett Clinic is one of the best places to work in healthcare. We offer employees robust benefits, opportunities for professional development, workplace recognition and strong ties. Awards include:

  • 100 Best Companies to Work For, Fortune Magazine
  • Top Large Company to Work for in WA State, Seattle Business Magazine
  • Best Place to Work in Healthcare, Becker’s Review
The Clinic has also been noted for its commitment to employee wellness earning the Golden Apple Award from The Healthy Worksite Summit and the CEO Cancer Gold Standard Accreditation for reducing employees’ cancer risk.

Providing Outstanding Leadership

Everett Clinic CEO Rick Cooper has been honored with multiple awards for his outstanding leadership in healthcare and exemplary community service. His honors include:

  • Henry M. Jackson Citizen of the Year 2013, Economic Alliance of Snohomish County
  • Executive of the Year 2013, Herald Business Journal
  • Outstanding Healthcare Executive of the Year 2012, Seattle Business Magazine
  • Entrepreneur Of The Year Finalist, Ernst & Young