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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
2018 Excellence in Professionalism Award, American Board of Certification for Gastroenterology Nurses (ABCGN)
Designated Baby-Friendly® hospital by Baby-Friendly USA Inc.
Smart Care California C-section Honor Roll for reducing C-sections
5-star rating by CMS, 5 quarters
Level I Adult Trauma Center
Level II Pediatric Trauma Center
Recognized by the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (NSQIP) as achieving meritorious outcomes for surgical patient care
ACOS Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation
Blue Distinction Center-Comprehensive Bariatric Surgery from Blue Cross Blue Shield
ACOS Cancer Program Accreditation
Sustainability Certificate from Association for the Healthcare Environment (AHE) of the American Hospital Association
Joint Commission Sepsis Certification
Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR) certification for Cardiac Rehabilitation Program
2019 Top 20 Best Practices in Patient Satisfaction designation, National Rural Health Association
Stroke Ready certified by The Joint Commission and Santa Barbara County Emergency Medical Services
4-star CMS rating
Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award for Patient Experience (ED)
California Critical Access Hospital Network member
Certified Nurses Improving Care of Hospitalized Elderly (NICHE) 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
Only 2.2 percent of hospitals evaluated earned the government’s first-ever 5-Star rating for overall quality and safety. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital and Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital were two of them.
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