Awards and Designations

Cottage Health

  • #19 for Best Places to Work in Health Care 2021 by Fortune & Great Place to Work 
  • Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital named to Newsweek’s annual list of World’s Best Hospitals for 2020

Heart & Vascular Center

  • Blue Distinction Center® from Blue Cross Blue Shield 
  • Designated STEMI Receiving Center

Center for Orthopedics

  • Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement from The Joint Commission

Neuroscience Institute

  • Advanced Certification for Comprehensive Stroke Centers from The Joint Commission

Center for Advanced Imaging

  • American College of Radiology accredited for CT, MRI, Ultrasound, Mammography, and Lung Cancer Screening

Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital

  • Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement from The Joint Commission
  • 5-star CMS rating for Overall Quality & Safety
  • 5-star CMS rating for Patient Survey
  • Silver Level 2 Geriatric Emergency Department Accreditation (GEDA) from the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP)

Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital

  • Advanced Certification for Comprehensive Stroke Centers from The Joint Commission
  • Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement from The Joint Commission

  • Get With the Guidelines Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award American Heart Association/American Stroke Association

  • Designated Baby-Friendly® hospital by Baby-Friendly USA Inc.

  • Smart Care California C-section Honor Roll for reducing C-sections

  • 4-star CMS rating rating for Overall Quality & Safety

  • 4-star CMS rating rating for Patient Survey

  • Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Patient Satisfaction Award– Inpatient, Behavioral Health
  • Level I Adult Trauma Center

  • Level II Pediatric Trauma Center

  • Platinum Level Environmental Sustainability Certificate from Association for the Healthcare Environment (AHE) of the American Hospital Association
  • Joint Commission Sepsis Certification

  • Silver Level 2 Geriatric Emergency Department Accreditation (GEDA) from the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP)

Santa Ynez Valley Cottage Hospital

  • 2021 Top 20 Best Practices in Patient Satisfaction designation, National Rural Health Association

  • Joint Commission Acute Stroke Ready Certification

  • 4-star CMS rating for Overall Quality & Safety
  • Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Patient Satisfaction Award - Medical Practice

  • Silver Level 2 Geriatric Emergency Department Accreditation (GEDA) from the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP)

Cottage Rehabilitation Hospital

  • Accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) in Brain Injury Specialty Programs, Comprehensive Integrated Inpatient Rehabilitation Programs and Stroke Specialty Programs

Ridley-Tree Center for Wound Care Management

  • Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval for Wound Care and Treatment Center of Distinction Award

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