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Minimally Invasive Heart Stents Prove Safer

July 9, 2014

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have documented the safety benefits of aortic stent grafts inserted during minimally invasive surgery to repair abdominal aortic aneurysms – weaknesses in the body’s largest artery that can rupture, causing potentially lethal internal bleeding.

UC San Diego Health System Excels in Patient Safety

April 29, 2014

Designed to rate how well hospitals protect patients from accidents, errors, injuries and infections, the latest Hospital Safety Score honored UC San Diego Health System with an “A” – its top grade in patient safety.

UC San Diego Health Awarded Top Vizient Award for Quality

September 23, 2019

UC San Diego Health has been named a top performer in the 2019 Bernard A. Birnbaum, MD, Quality Leadership Award category by Vizient, Inc. This award recognizes UC San Diego Health among the nation’s top ten academic medical centers for the highest levels of quality and patient-centered outcomes.

UC San Diego Health Recognized by Vizient as 2022 Top Performer

September 22, 2022

UC San Diego Health has been recognized as a top performer in the 2022 Bernard A. Birnbaum, MD, Quality Leadership Ranking by Vizient, Inc.

UC San Diego Health System Awarded “A”s for Patient Safety

November 28, 2012

UC San Diego Health System was honored with two separate “A” Hospital Safety Scores by The Leapfrog Group, an independent national nonprofit run by employers and other large purchasers of health benefits.

UC San Diego Health System Earns Top Grade in Patient Safety

November 10, 2014

Updating its unique Hospital Safety Score, which assigns A, B, C, D and F grades to hospitals nationwide based on their ability to prevent errors, injuries and infections, UC San Diego Health System has again been awarded separate A ratings for its hospitals in Hillcrest and La Jolla by The…

UC San Diego Health: Excellence in Medication Safety, Pharmacy Practice

February 17, 2022

UC San Diego Health has become the first organization recognized as a Certified Center of Excellence in Medication-Use Safety and Pharmacy Practice by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.

UC San Diego Health System Awarded “A” for Patient Safety by The Leapfrog Group

June 6, 2012

On June 6, 2012, UC San Diego Health System was honored with an “A” Hospital Safety ScoreSM by The Leapfrog Group, an independent national nonprofit run by employers and other large purchasers of health benefits. U.S. hospitals were assigned an A, B, C, D, or F based on safety performance.

UC San Diego Health System Among “Most Wired Advanced” in Nation

July 21, 2014

UC San Diego Health System is among the nation’s “Most Wired Advanced” hospitals, according to new findings released by Hospitals & Health Networks (H&HN;), a publication of the American Hospital Association. The designation highlights institutions that have most effectively leveraged information technologies to improve performance and patient care.

UC San Diego Health Nationally Recognized with ‘A’ Grades for Safety

April 30, 2020

UC San Diego Health has been awarded double ‘A’ grades for the spring 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade.

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