Quality & Safety of Patient Care

Hospitals and doctors are not all alike.

Across the nation and within your community, there're significant variations in the training and expertise of healthcare providers. The hospital and medical team you choose are important personal choices that affect you and your family.

Become an Informed Consumer

Graphic with U.S. News & World Report honor roll badge and the words “#1 in San Diego and Top 20 in the Nation”

San Diego's Best Hospital

We’re ranked the #1 hospital system in San Diego for 2024-25 by U.S. News & World Report. And we’re among only 20 nationwide to make the Best Hospitals Honor Roll for outstanding patient care. We also rank among the nation's best in 11 medical and surgical specialties.

View U.S. News & World Report Specialty Rankings

Other Quality & Safety Highlights

Exterior view of the top floors of Jacobs Medical Center

Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission

The Joint Commission signifies the highest level of quality care for our patients. Our Gold Seal Advanced Certification Programs include: