Awards & Distinctions

Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center is dedicated to providing high-quality care to our patients. Because of our efforts, we’ve received numerous hospital awards and distinctions from national organizations for providing accredited health services and meeting a variety of health care standards. When visiting us, you can expect care aligned with research-based protocols and the highest standards. Following is a list of awards and distinctions that Sierra Vista has earned since 2011. 

2015

  • HCAHPS Four Star Rating (Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers & System)
  • AHA Get With The Guidelines Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement
  • AHA Get With The Guidelines Heart Failure Gold Plus Quality Achievement
  • Leapfrog Group Hospital Safety Score Straight A’s
  • Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons Accredited Facility
  • The Joint Commission Primary Stroke Center Accreditation
  • Level III Trauma Center Verification from Committee on Trauma of the American College of Surgeons

2014

  • AHA Get With The Guidelines Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement
  • AHA Get With The Guidelines Heart Failure Silver Quality Achievement
  • Leapfrog Group “A” Hospital Safety Score
  • Tenet Five Star Patient Satisfaction/Service Excellence
  • Hand to Hold NICU Grand Prize Winner
  • AHA Gold Level Fit Friendly Worksite

2013

  • Immunization Action Coalition Influenza Honor Roll
  • California Excellence Award: Small Business Institute for Excellence in Commerce (SBIEC).
  • Beacon Award for Excellence (ICU)
  • AHA Get With The Guidelines Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement
  • US News & World Report High Performing Regional Hospital for Orthopedics
  • CALNOC Award for Sustained Excellence
  • CalHEN Improvement Champion (CLABSI, SSI)
  • CalHEN Improvement Hero (CAUTI, PRESSURE ULCERS, VAP)
  • Blue Distinction Center+ for Spine Surgery
  • CIGNA Center of Excellence
  • CIGNA Enhanced Quality Designations for: angioplasty, cesarean section, disc surgery, hip replacement, knee replacement, orthopedic back surgery and spinal fusion
  • Tenet Service Excellence

2012

  • Tenet 2012 Circle of Excellence
  • Leap Frog Hospital Safety A Grade
  • The Joint Commission Top Performers on Key Quality Measures
  • Cancer Accreditation with Commendation
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Distinction Center for Spine Surgery
  • The Joint Commission Accreditation in Pathology & Clinical Laboratory
  • Top Performer on Key Quality Measures by TJC
  • Food Services: Morrison National Account of the Year
  • Performance Excellence Award from the Collaborative Alliance for Nursing Outcomes
  • American Heart Association Get with the Guidelines Gold Quality Achievement Award for Heart Failure
  • American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Get with the Guidelines Silver Quality Achievement Award for Stroke
  • The Joint Commission Gold Award for Influenza Vaccination Rates
  • US News & World Report Best Regional Hospital
  • AHA Gold Fit-Friendly Worksite
  • EMSA Trauma Level III Status for SLO County
  • Helistop License
  • Saving Strokes Inaugural Event Sponsor

2011

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Distinction Center for Spine Surgery
  • The Joint Commission Advanced Certification in Stroke (Primary Stroke Center)
  • The Joint Commission Advanced Certification in Heart Failure
  • The Joint Commission Gold Award for Influenza Vaccination Rates
  • US News & World Report Regional Center of Excellence for Gynecology
  • American College of Radiology Breast Imaging Center of Excellence
  • American Heart Association Get with the Guidelines Gold Quality Achievement Award for Heart Failure
  • American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Get with the Guidelines Silver Quality Achievement Award for Stroke
  • American College of Radiology Accreditation: Ultrasound, Breast Ultrasound, Breast Biopsy Ultrasound, CT and Nuclear Medicine

 Additional Awards

  • National Research Corporation Consumer Choice Award
  • HealthGrades Patient Safety Excellence Award
  • HealthGrades Five Star Rated for Hip Fracture Treatment
  • HealthGrades Five Star Rated for Carotid Surgery
  • HealthGrades Five Star Rated for Maternity Care
  • Cigna Quality Designation for Adult Craniotomy & Total Hip Replacement
  • Cigna Center of Excellence for Spinal Fusion
  • United Healthcare Premium Specialty Center of Excellence for Cardiology