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Sharp HealthCare is frequently recognized for its commitment to clinical excellence and high-quality patient care by local and national organizations. Following are details about current awards. For a complete list of awards, go to Awards History.
Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award
|Sharp Memorial and Sharp Grossmont Achieve MAGNET® Designation for Nursing Excellence
The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) awarded Sharp Memorial Hospital and Sharp Grossmont Hospital prestigious MAGNET designation for excellence in nursing practices and quality patient care.
|Sharp Memorial Hospital Designated as Planetree Patient-Centered Hospital
Sharp Memorial Hospital joins Sharp Coronado as California's second Planetree Patient-Centered Hospital. Planetree is a coalition of more than 100 hospitals worldwide that is committed to improving medical care from the patient's perspective.
|Sharp HealthCare Named to Ethisphere's World's Most Ethical Companies
The 2013 World's Most Ethical Companies are those that truly embrace ethical business practice and demonstrate industry leadership, forcing peers to follow suit or fall behind. Sharp HealthCare is the only San Diego company named to the list.
|Medicare Awards Five-Star Rating to Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Nursing Home Compare awarded Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center's Birch Patrick Convalescent Center a five-star overall rating, the highest possible.
|Sharp HealthCare Recognized With eHealthcare Leadership Awards
Sharp HealthCare received five awards at the 13th Annual eHealthcare Leadership Awards ceremony. The distinctions included: Silver Award for Best Patient Access and Convenience for mySharp, Gold Award for Best Intranet for SharpNET, Gold Award for Best Overall Internet Site for Sharp.com, Gold Award for Best Mobile Communications and the eHealth Organizational Commitment Award.
|Sharp HealthCare Named 2012 Most Wired
Sharp HealthCare was recognized as one of the nation's "Most Wired," according to the results of the 2012 Most Wired Survey in Hospitals & Health Networks magazines.
|Sharp HealthCare Recognized for Innovation in Palliative and End-of-Life Care
The American Hospital Association honored Sharp HealthCare as a Circle of Life Award winner for its innovative hospice program designed to improve the care for patients near the end of life or with life-limiting conditions.
|Sharp Chula Vista Emergency Department Receives Prestigious Design Awards
Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center's Emergency Department's massive expansion received two prestigious design awards — a National Design Excellence Award from the Associated General Contractors of America and a Regional Award from the Design-Build Institute of America.
|Sharp Coronado Earns Top Award for Patient Satisfaction
Sharp Coronado Hospital was awarded an Outstanding Patient Experience Award by HealthGrades to recognize the hospital's score within the top 10 percent in the nation in patient satisfaction.
|Sharp Memorial Hospital Heart Failure Program Recognized
Sharp Memorial Hospital received the Heart Failure Gold Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association's Get With The Guidelines Program.
|Sharp Memorial Hospital Named One of the "100 Great Hospitals"
Sharp Memorial Hospital was named one of the "100 Great Hospitals" by Becker's Hospital Review.
|Sharp Memorial Hospital Named "Most Beautiful Hospital in the World"
Sharp Memorial Hospital has been named the "Most Beautiful Hospital in the World" by HealthExecNews.com, a health care information network and daily online publication.
|Sharp Ranked Among Top Health Care Networks
For the 14th year in a row, Sharp HealthCare has been named among the top 100 integrated health care networks in the nation in an annual survey conducted by IMS, a leading health care data analyst. Sharp was ranked No. 12 in the nation and No. 1 in California.
|Sharp HealthCare Recognized as Having Best Hospital IT Department
Sharp HealthCare was named a winner in the large hospital category of the HealthCare IT News first-ever ranking of Where to Work: Best Hospital IT Departments.
|Sharp HealthCare the Crystal Winner of the 2011 Workplace Excellence Awards
The San Diego Society for Human Resource Management awarded Sharp HealthCare the Crystal Winner of the 2011 Workplace Excellence Awards. This designation recognizes Sharp's Human Resources Department as an innovative and valuable asset to overall company performance.
|San Diego Readers Name Sharp Rees-Stealy and Sharp Memorial Hospital "San Diego's Best"
Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Group and Sharp Memorial Hospital were recognized by the readers of the San Diego Union-Tribune as San Diego's "Best Medical Group" and "Best Hospital" for 2011.
|Sharp HealthCare Medical Groups Recognized for "Elite" Care
Sharp HealthCare's affiliated medical groups — Sharp Rees-Stealy and Sharp Community Medical Group — were awarded Elite Status, the highest possible designation for quality care given by the California Association of Physician Groups as part of its 2011 Standards of Excellence program.