PVHMC’s Recognition

Nationally Distinguished for Quality of Care and Patient Safety

Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center (PVHMC) is a 453-bed acute care, not-for-profit, teaching hospital serving Eastern Los Angeles and Western San Bernardino counties. In addition to its many national designations, PVHMC is also recognized throughout the state and the region for superior medical care and the efficient use of resources. Founded in 1903, PVHMC is accredited by The Joint Commission. These distinctions include:
2018 Get with the Guidelines (AHA/ASA) - Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award - Target: Stroke Elite Honor Roll

2018 Get with the Guidelines (AHA/ASA) - Gold Plus Achievement Award for Treating Stroke            

►2018 Get with the Guidelines (AHA/ASA) - Gold Plus Achievement Award for Treating Heart Failure 

2017 Healthgrades - Pacemaker Procedures Award (5 Stars)

2017 Joint Commission - Certification for Orthopedic Joint Replacement                    

2017 Get with the Guidelines (AHA/ASA) - Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award - Target: Stroke Elite Honor Roll

2017 Get with the Guidelines (AHA/ASA) - Gold Plus Achievement Award for Treating Stroke

2017 Get with the Guidelines (AHA/ASA) - Gold Plus Achievement Award for Treating Heart Failure 

2017 Healthgrades - Patient Safety Excellence Award (5 Stars) Top 10% in Nation           

2017 Healthgrades - OB/GYN Excellence Award Top 5% in Nation

2017 Healthgrades - Labor & Delivery Excellence Award Top 5% in Nation

2017 Healthgrades - Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award Top 10% in Nation

2017 Healthgrades - Vaginal Delivery 5 Stars

2017 Healthgrades - C-Section Deliver 5 Stars

2017 Healthgrades - Hysterectomy 5 Stars

2017 Healthgrades - Gynecologic Surgery 5 Stars

2017 American Association of Critical Care Nurses - Silver Beacon Award for Excellence.

2017 Joint Commission - Perinatal Care Certification

► 2016 & 2017 Healthgrades - Patient Safety Award

2015 Healthgrades - One of America's 100 Best hospitals for Cardiac Surgery, Coronary Interventions and Overall Cardiac Care

2015 Healthgrades - Cardiac Care Excellence Award - America's Best Specialty for Heart Care

2015 Healthgrades - Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award - America's Best Specialty Heart Care    

►2015 Healthgrades - Coronary Interventional Excellence Award - America's Best Specialty Heart Care

2015 Get with the Guidelines (AHA) - Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award for Treating Heart Failure  

2015 CalNOC - Sustained Excellence Award - Best Performance in the Reduction of Pressure Ulcers

2015 Healthgrades - America's 100 Best Hospitals - Coronary Intervention

2015 Get with the Guidelines (AHA/ASA) - Gold Plus Target Recognition for Treating Strokes

2015 LEAPFROG Group - "A" Rating

2015 US News and World Report - Ranked as Best Hospital                      

2015 Healthgrades - America's 100 Best Hospitals - Cardiac Care. One of only three Hospitals in California to receive all 3 Recognitions

2015 EMRAM - Stage 6 Recognition on Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model         

►2015 Joint Commission - Certification for Orthopedic Joint Replacement. Only 24 Hospitals in California           

2015 Get with the Guidelines (AHA/ASA) - Mission Lifeline Silver Receiving for STEMI's                   

2015 Get with the Guidelines (AHA/ASA) - Target: Stroke Honor Roll

2015 Joint Commission - Gold Seal of Approval as Primary Stroke Center Certification                    

2015 Joint Commission - Overall Hospital 3 year Accreditation

2014 Healthgrades - Cardiac Care Excellence Award - America's Best Specialty Care

2014 Healthgrades - Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award - America's Best Specialty Care

2014 Healthgrades - Coronary Interventional Excellence Award - America's Best Specialty Care

2014 Healthgrades - Maternity Care Excellence Award - Top 5% in Nation

►2014 Healthgrades - Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award

►2014 Healthgrades - Spine Surgery Excellence Award   - America's Best Specialty Care

2014 US News and World Report - Best Hospitals Nephrology & Urology

2014 Get with the Guidelines (AHA) - Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award for Treating Heart Failure              

2014 Blue Shield/Blue Cross of America - Blue Distinction Center for Cardiac Care

2014 CalNOC Sustained Excellence Award - Best Performance in the Reduction of Pressure Ulcers

2014 Healthgrades - America's 100 Best Hospitals - Coronary Intervention

2014 Get with the Guidelines (AHA/ASA) - Gold Plus Target Recognition for Treating Strokes           

2014 Baby Friendly - Baby Friendly Designation Earned Distinction

2014 LEAPFROG Group -"A" Rating

2014 US News and World Report - Ranked as Best Hospital

2014 Joint Commission - Palliative Care Certification. One of only three Hospitals in California    

2014 Healthgrades - America's 100 Best Hospitals - Cardiac Surgery

2014 Healthgrades - America's 100 Best Hospitals - Cardiac Care

2013 Healthgrades - Patient Safety Excellence Award

2013 “A” Hospital Safety Score -  (SM) by The Leapfrog Group

2013 California Hospital Engagement Network (HEN) - as Improvement Champion for (the prevention of) Falls, Pressure Ulcers, Surgical Site Infections (SSI) Ventilator Acquired Pneumonia (VAP) and Venous Thrombolytic Embolism (VTE) or blood clots.

2013 Blue Distinction Center - Spine Care, Knee and Hip Replacement, and Cardiac Care

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Health Care Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) “Superior” rating – 2007-08, 2008-2009, 2009-2010, 2010-2011 and 2011-2012

The 2011 Thomson Reuters 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals

► Multiple Healthgrades Awards:

“Outstanding Patient Experience Award (OPEA),” 2009, 2009-10, 2010-11, 2011, 2012 Maternity Care Excellence Award” - 2009/2010

“Women’s Health Excellence Award” – 2010/2011

“5-Star Rated” in 2009 for the areas of:

  • Heart Failure                       •     Treatment of Sepsis
  • Maternity Care                    •     Stroke
  • Hip Fracture Repair              •    Treatment of Community Acquired Pneumonia

Emergency Medicine Excellence Award” – 2011

►”100 Top Hospital” - achieved rating four times (1996, 1998, 1999, 2000) from Thomson Reuters (formerly Solucient)

U.S. News & World Report ranks PVHMC for leading Gynecology and Nephrology care in Los Angeles Metro area, 2011

Consumer Reports ranked PVHMC as the fourth highest-rated hospital in the Los Angeles County area putting it in the top ten percent of hospitals in California (2009)

 ►Stead Heart and Vascular Center distinctions:

  • National American Heart Association (AHA) “Get With The Guidelines” Gold Plus Recognition award for treating Heart Failure patients with 85% compliance for at least 24 months to core standard levels of care (2012/13)
  • National American Heart Association (AHA) “Get With The Guidelines” Gold Plus Recognition award for treating Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) patients with 85% compliance for at least 24 months to core standard levels of care (2012/13)
  • National recognition in July 2009 edition of “U. S. News & World Report” as among America’s Best Hospitals (2009-10)
  • The Society of Thoracic Surgery (STS) has recognized PVHMC with a 3-star rating (the highest distinction given) for its quality of care provided by PVHMC’s Stead Heart and Vascular Center for its Cardiac Thoracic Surgery program (2010)
  • Los Angeles County designation as a STEMI (ST-Elevated myocardial Infarction) Receiving Center; San Bernardino/Riverside Counties STEMI Receiving Center designation, 2009
  • The Joint Commission certifies PVHMC as a Primary Stroke Center; included as part of Los Angeles County’s Emergency Medical Services Agency’s Approved Stroke Centers (Jan. 2011)
  • Identified by Inland Counties Emergency Medical Agency (ICEMA) as a Neurovascular Stroke Receiving Centers (NSRC) in San Bernardino, Inyo and Mono counties (Dec. 2011)

►Designated as among the “Most Wired” hospitals in the category of “Most Improved” by Hospitals and Health Network Magazine, 2007 

►”San Gabriel Valley Environmental Award” 2008 and 2009 from the Los Angeles Regional Agency (LARA) for significant reduction of waste through the use of reusable materials 

US Department of health & Human Services, Health Resources Services Administration conferred its Exemplary Designation Practices Award for achieving a 75% conversion rate for total number of organ donations (2007)

One Legacy, the federally designated transplant network in Southern California, Achievement Award in Recognition of Organ Donations of 65-74% (2008)

 

 

 

 

 
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