Recognitions and achievements - Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula

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Recognitions and achievements

Community Hospital is recognized by a range of independent organizations for the quality and safety of its care.

  • 5-star Overall Hospital Quality Star Rating, the highest possible, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
  • “A” for patient safety from the Leapfrog Group, an independent organization focused on improving healthcare
  • Outstanding Achievement Award for cancer care, Commission on Cancer
  • Certified Primary Stroke Center, Joint Commission
  • Advanced certification for inpatient diabetes care, Joint Commission
  • Advanced certification for palliative care, Joint Commission
  • 5 stars for quality of care at Westland House, Community Hospital’s skilled nursing facility, Joint Commission
  • Accredited Chest Pain Center, Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care
  • Breast Imaging Center of Excellence, American College of Radiology
  • Community Hospital employees score near the top of the charts in an employee engagement survey, which measures commitment to the work we do
  • Quality Respiratory Care Recognition, American Association for Respiratory Care
  • Accredited Sleep Disorders Center, American Academy of Sleep Medicine
  • Bariatric Surgical Center of Excellence, American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
  • Baby Friendly® designation for breastfeeding success, World Health Organization/UNICEF
  • Bertie Bialek Elliott made unprecedented gift of $105.8 million to Montage Health Foundation. The money will be used to build an innovative, transformational mental healthcare program for children and teens.
  • Community Hospital has its busiest year ever, with record inpatient admissions and outpatient visits.
  • Community Hospital earn an “A” for patient safety from the Leapfrog Group, an independent organization focused on improving healthcare.
  • Westland House, Community Hospital’s skilled nursing facility, is awarded 5 stars for quality of care, the most possible, from the Joint Commission.
  • Montage Health’s mobile clinic begins free basic healthcare service to Monterey County’s homeless and others who have limited access to care.
  • Prescribe Safe expands and continues to make progress against opioid abuse and misuse in Monterey County. Overdose deaths decline in Monterey County, law enforcement officers are equipped with Narcan to reverse overdoses, and drug take-back bins are placed in South County
  • Carol Hatton Breast Care Center celebrates its 15th anniversary.
  • Tyler Heart Institute celebrates its 10th anniversary.
  • The Hospital Quality Institute spotlights Community Hospital’s lifesaving care of a 17-year-old who suffered a heart attack during its annual conference.
  • A ceremony marks placement of the final beam in Montage Medical Group’s newest and biggest office in Ryan Ranch. The building opens in early 2018.
  • To help recruit more doctors and clinicians for hard-to-fill positions, Montage Health buys an apartment complex in Monterey to provide transitional housing.
  • Community Hospital employees score near the top of the charts in an employee engagement survey, which measures commitment to the work we do.
  • Montage Health buys land and builds a new Seaside Family Health Center to replace the small, outdated center operated by Monterey County’s Health Department.
  • Community Hospital is one 21 hospitals in California named to the “Most Wired” list by the American Hospital Association.
  • Kids Eat Right, a school-based nutrition education program, receives congressional recognition from Rep. Jimmy Panetta.

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