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:


Newsweek
 


     2022 World's Best Hospitals - 3 Years in a Row
     Newsweek
     Palomar Medical Center Escondido


 


     2022 Best Maternity Hospitals
     Newsweek
     Palomar Medical Center Escondido



 


Leapfrog

 

 

     Spring 2022 Hospital Safety Grade
     Leapfrog
     Palomar Medical Center Poway






Healthgrades




2022 Excellence Award

  • Joint Replacement

  • Orthopedic Surgery

  • Spine Surgery

  • Stroke Care

  • Surgical Care

Palomar Medical Center Escondido
 



2022 America's 100 Best 

  • Joint Replacement

  • Orthopedic Surgery

  • Spine Surgery

Palomar Medical Center Escondido




2022 Five-Star Recipient

  • Hip Fracture Treatment

  • Spinal Fusion Surgery

  • Total Hip Replacement

  • Total Knee Replacement

  • Treatment of Sepsis

  • Treatment of Stroke

Palomar Medical Center Escondido




2022 Five-Star Recipient

  • Hip Fracture Treatment
  • Treatment of Heart Attack
  • Treatment of Pneumonia
  • Treatment of Sepsis
Palomar Medical Center Poway
 


2021 Awards



U.S. News



      

      2021-2022 Best Nursing Homes Short-Term Rehabilitation
      U.S. News & World Report
      Palomar Medical Center The Villas at Pomerado







2021-2022 Best Regional Hospital
U.S. News & World Report
Palomar Medical Center Escondido



 




2021-2022 High Performing Hospitals Knee Replacement
U.S. News & World Report
Palomar Medical Center Escondido

2021-2022 High Performing Hospitals Heart Failure
U.S. News & World Report
Palomar Medical Center Escondido

2021-2022 High Performing Hospitals COPD
U.S. News & World Report
Palomar Medical Center Escondido

2021-2022 High Performing Hospitals Stroke
U.S. News & World Report
Palomar Medical Center Escondido

2021-2022 High Performing Hospitals Kidney Failure
U.S. News & World Report
Palomar Medical Center Escondido

2021-2022 High Performing Hospitals Hip Replacement
U.S. News & World Report
Palomar Medical Center Escondido
 



Healthgrades
 

 


     2021 America's 250 Best Hospitals
     Healthgrades
     Palomar Medical Center Escondido



     


 
     2017-2021 America's 100 Best Orthopedic Surgery
     Healthgrades
     Palomar Medical Center Escondido


     2021 America's 100 Best Joint Replacement
     Healthgrades
     Palomar Medical Center Escondido








 

     2020-2021 America's 100 Best Spine Surgery
     Healthgrades
     Palomar Medical Center Escondido
 



     2021 America's 100 Best Stroke Care
     Heathgrades
     Palomar Medical Center Escondido








2021 Five-Star Recipient
Healthgrades

  • Cranial Neurosurgery
  • Hip Fracture Treatment
  • Spinal Fusion Surgery
  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Treatment of Gastrointestinal Bleed
  • Treatment of Pneumonia
  • Treatment of Sepsis
  • Treatment of Stroke
Palomar Medical Center Escondido
 



2021 Excellence Award
Healthgrades

  • Critical Care
  • Joint Replacement
  • Neurosciences
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Spine Surgery
  • Stroke Care

Palomar Medical Center Escondido



2021 Five Star Recipient
Healthgrades

  • Hip Fracture Treatment
  • Treatment of Bowel Obstruction
  • Treatment of Pneumonia
  • Treatment of Sepsis
Palomar Medical Center Poway
 





2021 Excellence Award
Heathgrades

  • Pulmonary Care
Palomar Medical Center Poway


 

Newsweek


     2021 World's Best Hospitals
     Newsweek
     Palomar Medical Center Escondido


 

 

American College of Emergency Physicians

     2021 Geriatric Emergency Department Accreditation 
     American College of Emergency Physicians
     Palomar Medical Center Poway Emergency Department

 


 

Blue Shield of California


     2021 Blue Distinction Center
     Blue Shield of California
     Palomar Medical Center Escondido and Poway




 

California Department of Public Health

 

     2021 Healthcare Associated Infections Antimicrobial Stewardship Honor Roll Designation
     California Department of Public Health
     Palomar Medical Center Escondido and Poway





 



2020 Awards


NCDR



     2020 Platinum Performance Achievement Award - Chest Pain MI Registry
     NCDR
     Palomar Medical Center Escondido






Newsweek



     2020 Best Maternity Hospital
     Newsweek
     Palomar Medical Center Poway








 

U.S. News


     2020-2021 Best Nurse Home Short-Stay Rehabilitation
     U.S. News & World Report
     The Villas at Poway
 






     2020-2021 Best Regional Hospital
     U.S. News & World Report
     Palomar Medical Center Escondido







 

2020-2021 High Performing Hospitals COPD
U.S. News & World Report
Palomar Medical Center Escondido

2020-2021 High Performing Hospitals Heart Failure
U.S. News & World Report
Palomar Medical Center Escondido

2020-2021 High Performing Hospitals Hip Replacement
U.S. News & World Report
Palomar Medical Center Escondido

2020-2021 High Performing Hospitals Knee Replacement
U.S. News & World Report
Palomar Medical Center Escondido




American Heart Association







     2020 Bronze Quality Achievement Award for Stroke Care
     American Heart Association
     Palomar Medical Center Poway










Healthgrades



2020 America's 100 Best Joint Replacement
healthgrades
Palomar Medical Center Escondido

2020 America's 100 Best Orthopedic Surgery
healthgrades
Palomar Medical Center Escondido

2020 America's 100 Best Spine Surgery
healthgrades
Palomar Medical Center Escondido
 

2020 Five-Star Recipient
healthgrades
 

  • Back Surgery

  • Hip Fracture Treatment

  • Spine Fusion Surgery

  • Total Hip Replacement

  • Total Knee Replacement




2020 Excellence Award
healthgrades

  • Joint Replacement

  • Orthopedic Surgery

  • Spine Surgery



 


 

2019 Awards


U.S. News
 

 

           

     2019-2020 Best Regional Hospital
     U.S. News & World Report
     Palomar Medical Center Escondido











2019-2020 Best Nursing Homes
U.S. News & World Report
The Villas at Poway















2019-2020 High Performing Hospitals COPD
U.S. News & World Report
Palomar Medical Center Escondido

2019-2020 High Performing Hospitals Heart Failure
U.S. News & World Report
Palomar Medical Center Escondido

2019-2020 High Performing Hospitals Hip Replacement
U.S. News & World Report
Palomar Medical Center Escondido

2019-2020 High Performing Hospitals Knee Replacement
U.S. News & World Report
Palomar Medical Center Escondido



Healthgrades
 


     2019 America's 250 Best Hospitals

     Healthgrades
     Palomar Medical Center Escondido








     2019 America's 100 Best Joint Replacement

     Healthgrades
     Palomar Medical Center Escondido








     2019 America's 100 Best Orthopedic Surgery

     Healthgrades
     Palomar Medical Center Escondido








 

2019 Five-Star Recipient
Healthgrades

 

  • 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




2019 Excellence Award
Healthgrades

  • Joint Replacement

  • Pulmonary Care

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Palomar Medical Center Escondido and Poway



Newsweek 

 

     2019 World's Best Hospitals
     Newsweek
     Palomar Medical Center Escondido
 










American College of Cardiology


     2019 NCDR Chest Pain - MI Registry Platinum Performance Achievement Award

     American College of Cardiology
     Palomar Medical Center Escondido









Women's Choice Awards


 
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 Awards

 



 
2018-2019 Best Nursing Home

U.S. News & World Report
The Villas at Poway






2018-2019 Best Nurse Home Short-Stay Rehabilitation

U.S. News & World Report
The Villas at Poway













 

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

2018-2019 High Performing Hospitals Knee Replacement
World Report
Palomar Medical Center Escondido

 

Diabetes Center of Excellence




     2019 The Joint Commission National Quality Approval
     Diabetes Center of Excellence
 


 





Blue Distinction Center

     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








Aetna Institute of Quality


 
2018 Aetna Institutes of Quality Orthopedic and Spine Surgery

Aetna Institute of Quality
Palomar Medical Center Escondido and Poway










American College of Cardiology


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




 






 


 

2017 Awards


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
 

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