"A's" for Hospital Safety
UC San Diego Health's hospitals in both La Jolla and Hillcrest earned top marks for hospital safety from
The Leapfrog Group in 2020. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest was also named a Top Teaching Hospital in 2018.
The Leapfrog Group is a nonprofit organization that advocates quality, safety and transparency in the nation’s health care system.
Quality Leadership Award
In September 2019, UC San Diego Health was named a top performer in the 2019
Bernard A. Birnbaum, MD, Quality Leadership Award category by Vizient, Inc. This award places UC San Diego Health among the top 10 academic medical centers in the U.S. for patient care.
Four-Star CMS Rating
In February 2019, UC San Diego Health received a
four-star rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services for the quality of our hospital care to Medicare Advantage patients. The four-star rating reflects our high performance in patient safety and survival, as well as patient experience.