Quality of Care - PIH Health - Whittier, CA

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Quality of Care & Awards

Trust PIH Health to put you first and deliver safe, compassionate, high-quality healthcare. We serve all residents of Los Angeles and Orange Counties and the San Gabriel Valley.

We’re a nonprofit, regional healthcare network with two hospitals, numerous outpatient medical offices, a multispecialty medical (physician) group, home health care services and hospice care, as well as exceptional heart, cancer and emergency services.

PIH Health Awards

Our ongoing efforts to meet and exceed national quality and patient safety standards translates to the best possible care for you. When we receive awards, accreditations and certifications for our care and quality initiatives, you benefit.

2018 CALNOC Annual Performance Excellence Award

2018 NICHE Senior-Friendly Status

2018 Most Wired® by the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME)

2018 NRC Excellence Award

2018 NRC Consumer Loyalty Award

2018 Watson Health™ 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals

2018 Blue Distinction Center® for Bariatric Surgery

2018 Blue Distinction Center® for Maternity Care

Watson Health™ 100 Top Hospitals®

2017 Path to Excellence Award by NRC Picker (also awarded from 2010 - 2016)

2017 “Better” rating in the geographic region by the California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD) for CABG + Valve Surgeries

2017 Most Wired by Hospitals and Health Networks (also awarded 2013-2014, 2016)

2017 Get With The Guidelines® - Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award (also qualified for recognition on the Target: Stroke Elite Honor Roll)

2017 Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) 5-Star Rating for Transitional Care Unit (TCU)

2016 ABILITY® Network’s and Decision Health’s HomeCare Elite

2016 CAPG Standards of Excellence - Elite Status (also awarded from 2012 - 2015)

2016 CALNOC Annual Performance Excellence Award

2016 PIH Health Hospital – Whittier has surpassed the Healthy Families 2020 goal of less than 23.9% for primary (first-time) cesarean section deliveries

2016 PIH Health Physicians (PHP) - Group Division Value Based Performance for Pay (VBP4P) Award from the Integrated Healthcare Association (IHA)**

2015 National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC) Three-year/full accreditation designation for PIH Health Patricia L. Scheifly Breast Health Center

2015 PIH Health Physicians (PHP) - Group Division and IPA Division “Excellence in Healthcare” award from the Integrated Healthcare Association (IHA)

2015 CALNOC Annual Performance Excellence Award

2015 Association of Community Cancer Center’s (ACCC) Innovator Award

2015 100 Top Hospitals Award by Truven Analytics (also awarded from 2013-2014)

2015 Favorite Workplace Award by San Gabriel Valley Newsgroup (also awarded in 2014)

2015 AHA NOVA Award

2015 NICHE (Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem elders) Designation

2015 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals by Truven Analytics (also awarded 2013-2014)

2015 NICHE (Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders) designation for excellence in elder care

2014 Pay for Performance (P4P) Most Improved Award by Integrated Healthcare Associates (IHA) for PIH Health Physicians *

2014 “Favorite Workplace” Award by the San Gabriel Valley News Group

2014 Most Wired Award Recipient (also 2013)

2014 Annual Path to Excellence Award (also 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010) from NRC Picker*

2014 California Association of Physician Groups (CAPG) Standards of Excellence – Elite Status* (also 2013, 2012)

Top 100 Hospital 2014 (also 2013) by Truven Health Analytics

PIH Health Honored with Stage 6 Recognition by HIMSS Analytics

Outstanding Achievement Award (OAA) by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer (CoC)

2013 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission

2013 Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award (third consecutive year)

2013 P4P “Most Improved” Award by Integrated Healthcare Association

2012-2013 Best Hospitals in the Los Angeles metro area by U.S. News & World Report

2012 Franklin Award of Distinction by The Joint Commission and the American Case Management Association (ACMA)

2012 Advanced Certification and Accreditation as a Primary Stroke Center by The Joint Commission

2011 Accreditation for Breast MRI to the PIH Health Patricia L. Scheifly Breast Health Center

2011 Three-Year Accreditation with Commendation to the PIH Health Ruby L. Golleher Comprehensive Cancer (CoC) by the American College of Surgeons (ACoS)

Accreditation by Center for Improvement in Healthcare Quality (CIHQ) ±

Accreditation by The Joint Commission

The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Heart-Check mark for Advanced Certification for Comprehensive Stroke Centers

Top Designated Stroke Receiving Center in Los Angeles County

Designated as a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology

Los Angeles County Designated “Disaster Resource Center”

Los Angeles County Designated Emergency Department Approved for Pediatrics (EDAP)**

Los Angeles County STEMI (ST Elevation Myocardial Infarctions) Receiving Center

Unless otherwise specified, all distinctions relate to PIH Health Hospital – Whittier

* PIH Health Physicians only
** PIH Health Hospital – Whittier and Downey
± PIH Health Hospital – Downey only

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PIH Health Corporate Offices
12401 Washington Blvd.
Whittier, CA 90602


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