Awards & Recognition
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Awards & Recognition

2014 American Heart Association Gold Plus Rating for Heart Failure.  Recognition for maintaining this performance level for consecutive twelve month intervals

2014 American Stroke Association Silver Rating
with Honor Roll Status

2013 The Joint Commission Top Performer on Key Quality Measures for 2012 
for Heart Attack, Heart Failure and Pneumonia

2013 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Score of "A"

2014 Healthgrades Ranks SVMHS Among the Top 5% in the Nation for the Treatment of Stroke

2014 Healthgrades Ranks SVMHS Among the Top 10% in the Nation for Neurosciences and GI Medical Treatment.

2014 Healthgrades Excellence Award Recipient for Neurosciences and Stroke Care.  SVMHS is the only hospital in Monterey County to receive these distinctions.

2014 Healthgrades Five Star Recipient for treatment of Sepsis, small intestine surgeries, treatment of GI bleed, treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, treatment of stroke, hip fracture treatment and total knee replacement

2013 The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for both hip and knee replacement

2013 Chest Pain Center with PCI Accreditation

2013-2014 Blue Shield/BlueCross Blue Distinction Center for Cardiac Care

2013 Echocardiography Accreditation by the Intersocietal Accredition Commission 
three year accredidation term

2013 American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer Accreditation

2013 Aster Gold Award
for Certified Stroke Center Series

2013 Aster Gold Award for 23rd Annual Children's Miracle Network Gala Invitation

2013 Aster Silver Award for Patient Education and Safety Guide

2013 Get with the Guidelines- Target Stroke Honor Roll
for the treatment of Stroke patients.

2013 Get with the Guidelines- Stroke Silver Quality Achievement Award
for the treatment of Stroke patients. Recognition for maintaining performance level for at least 12 consecutive months. 

2013 Quality Respiratory Recognition (QRCR)
third consecutive year 

2013 Healthgrades Best in Monterey County
for overall pulmonary services, treatment of stroke and joint replacement

2013 Healthgrades Five Star Recipient for treatment of heart attack, overall orthopedic services, joint replacement, total knee replacement, total hip replacement, hip fracture, treatment of stroke, overall pulmonary services, treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, carotid surgery, treatment of GI bleed, GI procedures and surgeries 

2013 Breast Imaging Center of Excellence 

2013 American Academy of Sleep Medicine Program Accreditation
 
2012 Blue Shield Center of Distinction for Cardiac Care

2012 Designated Code STEMI Receiving Center


2012 Credentialed Sonographer Workplace (SDMS) 


2012 Get with the Guidelines- Heart Failure Gold Plus Achievement Award for the treatment of cardiac patients. 

2012 Get with the Guidelines- Stroke Bronze Quality Achievement Award for the treatment of Stroke patients. 

2011 Get with the Guidelines- Silver ACTION Registry Performance Achievement Award for the treatment of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) patients. This is the first year this award has been offered.

US News & World Report: High Performing Hospital in Ear, Nose & Throat services, 2011-12, Monterey County

eHealthcare Leadership Awards: 2011 gold winner for website design

Designated Baby-Friendly July 2011: Because our Perinatal Services team goes above and beyond to create an environment that supports successful breastfeeding, Salinas Valley Memorial is one of only about 110 hospitals nationwide to receive this international designation.

2011 Get with the Guidelines—
Heart Failure Bronze Quality Achievement Award, Salinas Valley Memorial is the only Monterey County hospital to receive this prestigious award from the American Heart Association.

Quest for Zero: OB, Spring 2011: We are one of only 14 hospitals in California to achieve this recognition from BETA Healthcare Group for advanced training in obstetrics.

Blue Distinction Center for Joint Replacement 2011 Blue Cross/Blue Shield Association names SVMHS a Blue Distinction Center for Joint Replacement.

eHealthcare Leadership Awards: 2010 gold winner for website design

Aster Award: 2010 bronze for Robotics Gyn Radio production

Aster Award: 2010 bronze for www.svmh.com hospital website

Blue Distinction Center for Cardiac Care: 2009 Salinas Valley Memorial named a Blue Distinction Center for Cardiac Care. SVMHS the only hospital in Monterey County to be designated a Blue Distinction Center for Cardiac Care, making it one of only 10% of California hospitals to receive this honor.

American Heart Association: 2009 Get With The Guidelines - Coronary Artery Disease Gold Performance Achievement Award. The award recognizes Salinas Valley Memorial's commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of cardiac care that effectively improves the treatment of patients hospitalized with coronary artery disease.

Aster Award: 2009 gold winner for The Nation's Best Advertising

Healthcare Advertising Awards: 2009 gold winner for Magazine Advertising/Series for Get Back to What You Enjoy

Healthcare Advertising Awards: 2009 silver winner for Magazine Adversiting/Series for SVMHS Feedroom

Telly Awards: 2009 silver winner for the Cardiovascular Diagnostic Center production

Telly Awards: 2009 silver winner for the Romania Humanitarian Mission Trip production

Telly Awards: 2009 bronze winner for the Lifeline TV production

eHealthcare Leadership Awards: 2009 gold winner for website design

Gold Start! Fit-Friendly Company, American Heart Association

W3 Award: 2009 silver winner for www.svmh.com for Health Care Services

2008 Get With The Guidelines—Coronary Artery Disease Gold Performance Achievement Award.

2007 Get With The Guidelines—Coronary Artery Disease Silver Performance Achievement Award. Salinas Valley Memorial is the only Monterey County hospital to receive this prestigious award from the American Heart Association.

Philanthropic Corporation of the Year, 2007 National Philanthropy Day

President’s Partnership of Excellence Award, 2007 Hartnell College

Medal of Honor for Organ Donation, 2007 U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

HealthGrades Patient Safety: 2006 top 5% nationally

2006 Get With The Guidelines—Coronary Artery Disease Bronze Performance Achievement Award. Salinas Valley Memorial is the only Monterey County hospital to receive this prestigious award from the American Heart Association.

Medal of Honor for Organ Donation, 2006 U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

HealthGrades: 2005, 5-star cardiac surgery interventional procedures

HealthGrades Patient Safety: 2004 top 2% nationally

Top 100 Stroke Hospital: 2002

Top 100 Cardiovascular Hospital: 1999