Awards and Recognition

Year after year, Providence Saint John’s Health Center along with its staff, physicians and nurses are recognized by the nation’s leading healthcare rating organizations, the medical community and the media for clinical excellence and exceptional patient care. This comes naturally, given Providence Saint John’s mission towards providing cutting-edge medicine with unwavering compassion and personalized care.

The following are a few of the most recent honors and awards that have been presented to Providence Saint John’s:

Healthgrades

For eight years in a row (2007-2014), Providence Saint John’s Health Center has been recognized by Healthgrades for being one of the 50 Best Hospitals in America and ranking in the top percentage for key clinical services, including:

  • America’s 50 Best Hospitals
  • America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™
  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for:
    • Cardiac Care™
    • Joint Replacement Award™
    • Gastrointestinal Care™
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™
  • Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence™
  • Neurosurgery Excellence Award

Joint Commission

Providence Saint John’s participates in The Joint Commission's Certification Process and has been recognized for the past three years on Key Quality Measures. Joint Commission, which sets standards for judging the quality of healthcare nationwide, awarded Saint John’s with the following:

  • Joint Commission Top Performing Hospital on Key Quality Measures (For data from 2010, 2011, 2012)
  • One of the top-performing hospitals in the country for treatment of heart attack, heart failure and pneumonia

Joint Commission Public Notice

Leapfrog Top Hospital

Providence Saint John’s has been designated as a “Top Hospital” for patient safety and health care quality practices, and received an A rating by The Leapfrog Group, whose quality and safety survey is an important measure of a hospital’s commitment to patients’ well-being.

Additional information about Healthgrades Awards

Overall Clinical Performance and Quality (through 2014), and Providence Saint John’s is the only hospital in California to be named one of Healthgrades® America's 50 Best Hospitals™ for 8 years in a row.

  • One of America's 50 Best Hospitals™ for 8 years in a row
  • Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence™ for 12 years in a row
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ for 6 years in a row
  • One of America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™  for 3 years in a row

Top 100 and Excellence Awards

  • One of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care™ for 4 years in a row (2012 – 2015)
  • One of America's 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement™ for 4 years in a row (2012 – 2015)
  • One of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for  Gastrointestinal Care™ in 2015

Cardiac Services

  • Recipient of the Healthgrades Cardiac Care Excellence Award™ for 6 Years in a Row (2010-2015)
  • Named Among the Top 10% in the Nation for Overall Cardiac Services for 6 Years in a Row (2010-2015)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Coronary Interventional Procedures for 7 Years in a Row (2009-2015)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Heart Attack for 13 Years in a Row (2003-2015)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Heart Failure in 2015

Orthopedic Services

  • Recipient of the Healthgrades 2015 Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™
  • Recipient of the Healthgrades Joint Replacement Excellence Award™ for 4 Years in a Row (2012-2015)
  • Named Among the Top 5% in the Nation for Joint Replacement for 4 Years in a Row (2012-2015)
  • Named Among the Top 10% in the Nation for Overall Orthopedic Services in 2015
  • Named Among the Top 10% in the Nation for Joint Replacement for 4 Years in a Row (2012-2015)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Total Knee Replacement for 5 Years in a Row (2011-2015)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Total Hip Replacement for 4 Years in a Row (2012-2015)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Back Surgery in 2015
  • Five-Star Recipient for Spinal Fusion Surgery in 2015

Gastrointestinal Services

  • Recipient of the Healthgrades 2015 Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™
  • Named Among the Top 5% in the Nation for Overall GI Services in 2015
  • Named Among the Top 5% in the Nation for GI Medical Treatment in 2015
  • Named Among the Top 10% in the Nation for Overall GI Services in 2015
  • Named Among the Top 10% in the Nation for GI Medical Treatment for 2 Years in a Row (2014-2015)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Esophageal/Stomach Surgeries for 2 Years in a Row (2014-2015)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of GI Bleed for 2 Years in a Row (2014-2015)

Critical Care

  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Sepsis for 12 Years in a Row (2004-2015)