Award-Winning Care in San Diego County

Palomar Health is proud to provide nationally-recognized care to our patients in the San Diego region. Our recent recognitions include:
 

National Recognitions


America's 250 Best Hospitals
healthgrades
Palomar Medical Center Escondido


America's 100 Best Joint Replacement
healthgrades
Palomar Medical Center Escondido



America's 100 Best Orthopedic Surgery
healthgrades
Palomar Medical Center Escondido

 

Five-Star Recipient
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Back Surgery
Coronary Bypass Surgery
Total Hip Replacement
Total Knee Replacement
Treatment of Pneumonia
Treatment of Sepsis
Treatment of Stroke
Treatment of Bowel Obstruction
Hip Fracture Treatment
Palomar Medical Center Escondido and Poway



Excellence Award
healthgrades
Joint Replacement
Pulmonary Care
Orthopedic Surgery
Palomar Medical Center Escondido and Poway


2019 World's Best Hospitals
Newsweek
Palomar Medical Center Escondido



 
2019 America's Best Hospitals for Stroke Care
Women's Choice Awards
Palomar Medical Center Escondido and Poway


2019 America's Best Hospitals for Orthopedics
Women's Choice Awards
Palomar Medical Center Escondido and Poway
 

2019 America's Best Hospitals for Heart Care
Women's Choice Awards
Palomar Medical Center Escondido and Poway


2019 America's Best Hospitals for Bariatric Surgery
Women's Choice Awards
Palomar Medical Center Escondido and Poway


 
2018-2019 Best Nursing Home
U.S. News & World Report
Villa Pomerado 


2018-2019 Best Nurse Home Short-Stay Rehabilitation
U.S. News & World Report
Villa Pomerado



2018-2019 High Performing Hospitals Hip Replacement
U.S. & World Report
Palomar Medical Center Escondido

 



2018-2019 High Performing Hospitals Knee Replacement
U.S. & World Report
Palomar Medical Center Escondido

2018 Blue Distinction Center Knee and Hip Replacements, Spine Surgery, Maternity, Cardiac Care
Blue Distinction Center, Independence Blue Cross
Palomar Medical Center Escondido and Poway

 
2018 Aetna Institutes of Quality Orthopedic and Spine Surgery
Aetna Institute of Quality
Palomar Medical Center Escondido and Poway


2018 ACTION Registry Platinum Performance Achievement Award in Heart Attack Treatment
American College of Cardiology
Palomar Medical Center Escondido


2017-2018 High Performing Hospitals Hip Replacement
U.S. & World Report
Palomar Medical Center Escondido


2017-2018 High Performing Hospitals Knee Replacement
U.S. & World Report
Palomar Medical Center Escondido

2017 Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology
Surgical Review Corporation
Palomar Medical Center Downtown Escondido


2017 Quest for Zero: ED Initiative
Beta Healthcare Group
Palomar Medical Center Poway

2017 Quest for Zero: OB Initiative
Beta Healthcare Group
Palomar Medical Center Poway

2017 Quest for Zero: ED Initiative
Beta Healthcare Group
Palomar Medical Center Escondido

2017 Quest for Zero: OB Initiative
Beta Healthcare Group
Palomar Medical Center Escondido

2017 Lifeline Bronze Plus STEMI Recognition Award 
American Heart Association
Palomar Health Heart & Vascular Center

2017 Lifeline Bronze Receiving Quality Achievement Award
American Heart Association
Palomar Health Heart & Vascular Center

2017 ACTION Registry Performance Achievement Award 
from the American Heart Association
Palomar Health Heart & Vascular Center

2016 NCDR-ACTION Registry - GWTG Silver Performance Achievement Award
from the American College of Cardiology
Palomar Medical Center Escondido

2015 Humane Society of the United States
Palomar Health
Plant-Based Menu and Sustainability Practices Achievement Award

2015 CALNOC Recognition
Palomar Medical Center Poway
Reduction of Injury Falls and Reduction of Central Line-Associated Blood Stream Infections
CALNOC Nurse Quality Indicators Database

2015 CEP America Distinguished Practice Award
Palomar Health/Palomar Medical Center Poway
Emergency Department/Hospital Medicine/Skilled Nursing Facility
CEP America

2014 5th Most Technologically Advanced Hospital in the World
Palomar Medical Center Escondido
Top Master's in Healthcare Administration

 

 

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