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    Awards & Recognitions

    Congratulations to the Alta Bates Summit Physicians and Staff
    for Delivering Outstanding Care to Our Patients.


    Top Performer on Key Quality Measures, 2013
    Heart Attack, Heart Failure, Pneumonia, Surgical Care
    The Joint Commission

    "A" Grade Hospital Safety Score, 2012
    The Leapfrog Group

    Silver Level Award, 2013
    Achievement in Clinical Core Measures:
    Acute Myocardial Infarction, Pneumonia, and Surgical Care Improvement Project
    VHA

    Top Five Best Hospitals in the San Francisco Bay Area, 2012
    US News & World Report Metro Area Rankings

    Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyle, Gold Status Award, 2013
    National Business Group on Health

    High Performance in Ear, Nose & Throat, 2011
    US News & World Report

    Accreditation, 2011
    Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT)

    10-year re-accreditation, 2011
    Association for Clinical Pastoral Education (ACPE)

    Best Hospital in the East Bay – Silver Award
    Bay Area Parent

    Certificate of Excellence , 2009
    California Hospital Assessment and Reporting Task Force (CHART)


    BARIATRIC CARE

    Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence
    American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery


    BEHAVIORAL HEALTH

    Re-accreditation, MPI and Thunder Road, 2011
    Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF)


    BIRTHING CENTER / NEWBORN INTENSIVE CARE CENTER (NICU)

    Favorite Birth Center, 2013
    Bay Area Parent

    Best Place to Have a Baby, East Bay – Silver Award
    Bay Area Parent

    Best Hospital in the East Bay – Silver Award
    Bay Area Parent


    BREAST HEALTH

    Breast Imaging Center of Excellence, 2012
    American College of Radiology's Commission on Quality and Safety
    and the Commission on Breast Imaging


    Three year full accreditation for Carol Ann Read Breast Health Center
    National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers


    CANCER

    Commission on Cancer - Accredited Cancer Center, 2013
    American College of Surgeons Certification


    CARDIOVASCULAR

    Cardiac Institute of Quality (IOQ), 2012-2014
    For evidence-based quality care in Cardiac Medical Intervention,
    Cardiac Rhythm & Cardiac Surgery.
    Aetna Institutes of Quality®

    Only Bay Area Hospital Recognized for Better Than Expected Outcomes
    for Post Operative Stroke Following Cardiac Surgery (CABG) – 2012

    OSHPD (The Office of Statewide Health Planning)

    Get With the Guidelines Heart Failure
    Silver Plus, Berkeley; Gold Plus, Oakland, 2012
    American Heart Association/American Stroke Association

    Top 50 in the Country in Performing Cardiac Surgery, 2010
    Consumer Reports

    Platinum Level Start! Fit Friendly Company, 2008, 2010
    American Heart Association

    Blue Distinction Centers for Cardiac Care – 2009
    Blue Cross/Blue Shield

    Get With the Guidelines Coronary Artery Disease
    Gold Sustained Performance Award – 2009
    American Heart Association/American Stroke Association

    Award for High Reliability in Heart Failure Care
    VHA, Inc.


    DIABETES

    Recognition for Diabetes Education – 2010
    American Diabetes Association


    EMERGENCY

    Alameda County EMS Professional Partner Award – 2012
    Oakland Campus Emergency Department Received Emergency Services Star Award
    Alameda County

    Cardiac Receiving Center
    Alameda County Emergency Medical Services Agency
    Stemi Receiving Center for Contra Costa County


    GASTROENTEROLOGY

    High performance in Gastroenterology, 2011, 2012
    US News & World Report


    ORTHOPEDICS

    Institute of Quality® (IOQ) for Orthopedic Surgery, 2013
    Total Joint Replacement
    Aetna Institutes of Quality®

    Orthopedic Hip and Knee Disease-Specific Accreditation, 2012
    Hip Joint Replacement and Knee Joint Replacement
    The Joint Commission

    High performance in Orthopedics, 2011
    US News & World Report


    REHABILITATION

    Rehabilitation Accreditation, 2012
    Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF)

    Top Performer Award for Clinical Outcomes, 2011
    Top 2 Percent of U.S. Rehabilitation Programs

    Uniform Data Systems for Medical Rehabilitation (UDSMR)


    STROKE

    Advanced Primary Stroke Center, 2007-2012
    Disease-Specific Care Certification

    The Joint Commission

    Get with the Guidelines Stroke and Target Stroke Honor Roll
    Gold Sustained Performance Award, 2010, 2011, 2012
    American Heart Association/American Stroke Association


    SURGERY

    High Performance in Ear, Nose & Throat, Gastroenterology, Orthopedics, and Urology, 2011
    US News & World Report

    Exemplary Outcomes for Surgical Patient Care, 2012, 2013
    American College of Surgeons
    National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP®)



    UROLOGY

    High Performance in Urology, 2011, 2012
    US News & World Report