Safety Matters at Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center

t Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center (PVHMC), safety matters. In fact, our most important priority is to create a culture that ensures patient safety by integrating patient protection into every aspect of our healthcare delivery.

Each day, PVHMC’s team of skilled Physicians, Nurses and Associates dedicate themselves to providing patients with the highest standard of medical care. We’ve established plans, processes and mechanisms that span multiple departments, all of which meet or exceed state and federal regulations. Patient safety is a collaborative effort, and our patients and families are our partners in safety.

This year, PVHMC was proud to receive the Healthgrades 2016 Patient Safety Excellence Award™, a designation that recognizes superior performance in hospitals that have prevented the occurrence of serious, potentially avoidable complications for patients during hospital stays. The distinction places PVHMC among the top 5% of hospitals in the nation for its excellent performance as evaluated by Healthgrades, the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals.

“We are honored to have received the Healthgrades Patient Safety Excellence Award in 2013 and now again in 2016,” says Richard E. Yochum, President/CEO of PVHMC. “To be recognized from the leading online resource of comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals is truly a testament to the hard work and dedication of everyone at Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center. We are proud to be a leader and influencer in safety and it is our commitment to carry on this legacy throughout the years to come.”