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Centinela Hospital Medical Center Awards

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Award-Winning Quality Care

Centinela Hospital Medical Center is recognized among the nation’s “100 Top Hospitals” multiple times, and recognition in 2022 marked the sixth year that Centinela Hospital has been honored as one of the top-performing community hospitals in the United States. Recognition as one of the Fortune/Merative 100 Top Hospitals demonstrates Centinela Hospital’s ongoing commitment to prioritizing patient-centered, value-based care.

In addition to its “100 Top Hospital” recognition, Centinela has been named among the “100 Best Community Hospitals” in the nation by Becker’s Healthcare, consistently receives “A” ratings from The Leapfrog Group in patient safety, and has been named a Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence and Patient Safety multiple years by Healthgrades – which places Centinela Hospital in the top 5% for quality care of all hospitals in the nation.

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In 2023, Centinela Hospital was recognized among the nation’s best hospitals, according to US News & World Report, and was named among the top hospitals in California.

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Centinela Hospital was recognized by the Lown Institute for outstanding social responsibility, receiving an “A” grade on the 2023-24 Lown Institute Hospitals Index. Centinela Hospital achieved this honor through strong performance across metrics of health equity, patient outcomes, and value of care.

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Centinela Hosptial Medical Center has been recognized for multiple quality excellence distinctions from Healthgrades, including the Healthgrades 2024 Patient Safety Excellence Awards™ and 2024 Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™. Healthgrades—the leading resource that connects consumers, physicians, and health systems—releases these awards annually.


    • Recipient of the Healthgrades Patient Safety Excellence Award™ for 11 Years in a Row (2014-2024)

    • Named Among the Top 5% in the Nation for Patient Safety for 11 Years in a Row (2014-2024)

    • Healthgrades Five-Star for Coronary Interventional Procedures
    • Healthgrades Five-Star for Treatment of Heart Failure
    • Healthgrades Five-Star for Treatment of Diabetic Emergencies
    • Healthgrades Five-Star for Pacemaker Procedures
    • Healthgrades Five-Star for Hip Fracture Treatment
    • Healthgrades Five-Star for Spinal Fusion Surgery
    • Healthgrades Coronary Intervention Excellence Award
    • Healthgrades Patient Safety Excellence Award
    • Healthgrades Five-Star for Treatment of Pneumonia
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Leapfrog Safety Grade “A” Spring 2024 – 12th “A” in a row = Straight A Since 2018

Centinela Hospital Medical Center received an “A” Hospital Safety Grade from The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit upholding the standard of patient safety in hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers. This national distinction celebrates Centinela’s achievements in prioritizing patient safety by protecting patients from preventable harm and errors. This achievement marks the 12th straight ‘A’ that Centinela Hospital has earned since 2018.

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Centinela Hospital is proud to be a referral center for treatment of STEMI (segment elevation myocardial infarction) heart attacks, which are one of the most serious types of heart attacks. This means doctors send their most critical heart patients to us.