SAN DIEGO — 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.
This honor caps off a list of accolades recently received by Sharp HealthCare, including:
- Sharp Memorial was named the nation's Most Beautiful Hospital by Soliant Health
- Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Group received Elite Status for quality care from the California Association of Physician Groups
"While we value the numerous awards that we have received from the health care industry throughout the years, this recognition has special meaning because it was awarded to us by the residents of San Diego who turn to us for care each day," said Mike Murphy, president and CEO of Sharp HealthCare.
For five years in a row, readers of the San Diego Union-Tribune have recognized Sharp facilities as the best health care providers in San Diego through the newspaper's annual survey.
About Sharp HealthCare
A 2007 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient, Sharp HealthCare is San Diego's most comprehensive health care delivery system. It is recognized for clinical excellence for services in cardiac, cancer and multiorgan transplantation, as well as orthopedics, rehabilitation, behavioral health and women's health. Sharp HealthCare has been widely acclaimed for its commitment to transform the health care experience for patients, physicians and staff through an organization-wide performance improvement initiative called The Sharp Experience. The Sharp system includes four acute-care hospitals, three specialty hospitals, two affiliated medical groups and a health plan.