Awards & recognition.
We know the best health outcomes result from a culture of safety and a
relentless focus on quality, and we are proud of our rankings from the
nation's leading health accreditation organizations.
Learn about the important recognitions we have received for delivering
high-quality, patient-centered care to our community.
Leapfrog Safety Grade "A" 2016-2017.
We are proud to be one of 844 hospitals receiving a Leapfrog "A"
from the national patient safety watchdog.
Determined using 30 measures of hospital safety data, the Safety Grade
"A" recognizes our achievements in patient safety and integrating
process with outcome.
Learn more in our press release.
U.S. News & World Report for Best Hospital Rankings 2017-2018.
U.S. News & World Report recognizes hospitals for success in complicated
care, focusing on outcomes and process.
Learn more in our press release.
Out of 5,000 hospitals assessed, we are very proud of our rankings by U.S.
News & World Report:
- #4 Hospital in Los Angeles Metro Area (up from #7 last year).
- #9 Hospital in California (up from #18 last year).
- Named on Honor Roll/National Ranking in seven categories nationally and
- Recognized as High-Performing in 13 specialties.
With a strong focus on outcomes, Healthgrades evaluates hospital performance
at over 4,500 hospitals nationwide. Huntington Hospital is named as one
of America's 50 Best Hospitals by Healthgrades and is the recipient
of their Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence for eleven
consecutive years. We are also proud to be recognized by Healthgrades
for a variety of service lines and outcomes.
Huntington Hospital was the first hospital in the San Gabriel Valley to
achieve Magnet® designation, recognizing the very best in nursing
care and professionalism in nursing practice. Magnet is the highest honor
a U.S. hospital can receive for its nursing program, and only 6 percent
of the nation’s hospitals have earned this prestigious designation.
In 2016 we were designated as a Baby-Friendly®
Hospital, a recognition that we provide optimal care for infant feeding
and mother/baby bonding. This designation is considered the gold standard
of care and demonstrates our Women’s and Children’s Services
commitment to patient and family-centered care.
Huntington Hospital has received the Get With The Guidelines®
– Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific
quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association/American
The Lab Accreditation Board of ABRET granted us an accreditation for our
Intraoperative Monitoring Laboratories which demonstrated quality management
of the program and adherence to established standards.
The Department of Health and Human Services Outstanding Leadership Award
for the elimination of ventilator-associated pneumonia was awarded to
Huntington Hospital for its successful and sustained efforts to prevent
healthcare-associated infections, specifically infections in critical
The American College of Radiology Commission on Quality and Safety has
accredited Huntington Hospital’s Toshiba Aquilion One 320 for computed
tomography and Toshiba 2005 Vantage for magnetic resonance imaging services.
Graduate Medical Education Program
received accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical
Education, for the maximum (five-year) period.
Huntington Hospital has received full hospital-wide accreditation from
The Joint Commission, the nation’s standards setting and accrediting
body in healthcare. In addition, we have been recognized by The Joint
Commission for excellence in specific care programs, as follows:
- Advanced Certification as a Comprehensive Stroke Center, with Gold Elite Status.
- Gold Seal of Approval for total knee and hip replacement program.
- Gold Seal of Approval for stroke care.
Huntington Hospital was accredited by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP).
Huntington Hospital was named a Blue Distinction Center for
. The program provides a full range of bariatric surgery care services,
including inpatient care, post-operative care, outpatient follow-up care
and continuing patient education. Other Blue Distinction Center designations include:
The Huntington Cancer Center has been awarded the 2014 Outstanding Achievement
Award by the Commission on Cancer (CoC) . The cancer center is one of
a select group of only 75 U.S. healthcare facilities with accredited cancer
programs to receive this national honor.
Designated as a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College
Huntington Hospital Trauma Center
has been verified as a Level II trauma center by the Verification Review
Committee (VRC), an ad hoc committee of the Committee on Trauma (COT) of the
American College of Surgeons
(ACS). This achievement recognizes the trauma center's dedication
to providing lifesaving care for injured patients.
The Cheers Award — bestowed by the Institute for Safe Medication
Practices (ISMP) — honors organizations that have set a "superlative
standard of excellence" in the prevention of medication errors.
received accreditation with commendation from the American College of
Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer.
The Huntington Hospital Breast Center received accreditation by the American
College of Surgeons’ National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers
— one of only three hospitals in Los Angeles County to have achieved