Awards and Recognitions
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.
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 HealthCare ranked one of the best employers for diversity in America by Forbes.
Sharp HealthCare was ranked one of the best employers for diversity on Forbes America's Best Employers for Diversity 2018 list.
Sharp Mary Birch receives national top hospital award for quality.
Highlighting its nationally recognized achievements in patient safety and quality, Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women & Newborns was named a top general hospital by The Leapfrog Group for the second year in a row.
Sharp HealthCare receives BBB's Environmental Stewardship Award.
Sharp HealthCare received the Environmental Stewardship Award in the large business category from the Better Business Bureau (BBB), serving San Diego, Orange and Imperial counties, as part of BBB's 2017 Torch Awards.
Sharp Memorial Hospital recognized with Gold Award for Best Hospital.
Sharp Memorial Hospital was awarded the Gold Award for Best Hospital by Gay San Diego Magazine.
Sharp medical groups recognized with "Elite Status."
Sharp Community Medical Group and Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Group were honored with the Elite Status Designation (the highest possible) from the California Association of Physician Groups.
Sharp HealthCare named as one of the best places to work in IT.
Sharp HealthCare has been recognized as one of Computerworld's 100 Best Places to Work in IT for 2017.
Sharp HealthCare named one of the world's most ethical companies.
Sharp HealthCare has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute, an independent center of research promoting best practices in corporate ethics and governance, as a 2017 World's Most Ethical Company®.
Sharp HealthCare recognized as one of the best providers for supply chain excellence.
Sharp HealthCare was listed as one of Global Healthcare Exchange's (GHX) "Best 50" health care providers for supply chain excellence for its work in improving operational performance and driving down costs through supply chain automation.
Sharp Grossmont recognized as one of America's best hospitals for heart care.
Sharp Grossmont Hospital received the 2017 Women's Choice Award® as one of America's best hospitals for heart care, placing it among the top 9 percent of U.S. hospitals offering heart care services.
Sharp recognized as one of health care's "Most Wired."
Sharp was recognized as one of Hospitals & Health Networks' Magazine's 2017 "Most Wired" hospitals and health systems in the United States.
Sharp HealthCare ranked one of the best employers in America by Forbes.
Sharp HealthCare was ranked one of the best employers on Forbes America's Best Employers 2017 list.
Sharp Coronado Hospital recognized for excellence in joint replacement.
The joint replacement surgery program at Sharp Coronado Hospital was named one of the best hospital orthopedic programs by Becker's Hospital Review.