Awards and Recognition

Scripps Health is honored to be the recipient of numerous awards and recognition for clinical innovation, quality care and leadership.

2024

Clinical quality


  • Healthgrades recognized Scripps among its 2024 list of America's Best Hospitals. They recognized Scripps Green Hospital and Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla with the 2024 Outstanding Patient Experience Award. Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas ranked among America's 50 Best Hospitals while Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego and Scripps Mercy Hospital Chula Vista were recognized in the top 100.
  • Newsweek named Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla as one of the World's Best Hospitals for 2024.
  • Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas was named among the top 100 hospitals in the nation by health care technology and services platform PINC AI. Recognized in the medium community hospitals category, Scripps Encinitas was the only hospital in Southern California to make the prestigious list this year.
  • Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego, Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas and Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla were listed by Newsweek Magazine among America's Best Maternity Hospitals 2024.
  • U.S. News & World Report ranked Scripps Clinic Ambulatory Surgery Center - Rancho Bernardo and Scripps Encinitas Surgery Center as high performing on their list of Best Ambulatory Surgery Centers.
  • The Health Transformation Alliance, The Leapfrog Group and Turquoise Health honored 472 hospitals across 42 states for patient safety and price transparency, including Scripps Green Hospital and Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas. Less than 20% of the nation's hospitals were recognized.


Workplace


2023

Clinical quality


  • U.S. News & World Report ranked the combined programs of Scripps Green Hospital and Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla among the best in the nation in five specialties — Orthopedics (No. 16), Cardiology, Heart and Vascular Surgery (No. 24), Obstetrics and Gynecology (No. 35), Gastroenterology and GI Surgery (No. 37) and Geriatrics (No. 39) — in their annual Best Hospitals list.   
  • Four Scripps Health hospital campuses — Scripps Green Hospital, Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas, Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla and Scripps Mercy Hospital Chula Vista — have received an “A” grade for patient safety from The Leapfrog Group, an independent national watchdog organization.
  • Scripps Health was named among the top 5 medium-sized US health systems in the nation by PINC AI, for the seventh time. The annual 15 top health systems list was acquired earlier this year by Premier Inc. from Merative, formerly IBM Watson Health. Scripps is the only health provider in California to be included among a broader list covering the top 15 large, medium and small systems across the United States.
  • Healthgrades' 2023 Specialty Excellence Awards recognized Scripps’ hospitals 16 times in nine specialty areas and among them include a No. 1 ranking in California for Joint Replacement (Scripps Green Hospital) and Prostate Surgery (Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego).
  • Newsweek’s America’s Best Ambulatory Surgery Centers list for 2023 recognized five ambulatory surgery centers at Scripps in the top 40 including Scripps Clinic Carmel Valley, Scripps Clinic Rancho Bernardo, Scripps Mercy Surgery Pavilion, Scripps Ambulatory Surgery Center — XiMED and Scripps Encinitas Surgery Center.
  • All Scripps hospitals with maternal child health services — Scripps Mercy Hospital Chula Vista, Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego, Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla and Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas — were listed by Newsweek Magazine as Best Maternity Hospitals 2023.
  • Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla ranked among the top 50 cardiovascular hospitals by Fortune magazine and Premier’s PINC AI, a health care improvement and technology company.
  • Newsweek named Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla and Scripps Green Hospital to their annual list of America's Best Cancer Hospitals for 2023.
  • Becker’s Hospital Review named Scripps La Jolla Hospitals including Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla and Scripps Green Hospital to its Great hospitals in America list. These hospitals are known for clinical excellence, patient safety and more.
  • Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla, Scripps Green Hospital and Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas earned five-star ratings from The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services in its Overall Hospital Quality Star Ratings for 2023.
  • The California Department of Health Care Access and Information (HCAI) awarded all of Scripps’s hospitals with the “sustained” award in the Opioid Care Honor Roll, receiving a superior performance rating. Hospitals achieving superior performance have implemented advanced, innovative opioid stewardship strategies across multiple service lines, consistently achieving the highest level of performance.
  • California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative awarded Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas, Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego and Scripps Mercy Hospital Chula Vista with the Quality and Sustainability Award for NTSV Cesarean Birth Rate (PC-02). Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla was awarded the Quality and Sustainability Award for Maternal Safety Standards Implementation and the Maternal Data Center Superstar Award for Large Birth Volume Hospitals. Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas received the Maternal Data Center Superstar Award for Medium Birth Volume Hospitals.
  • For the sixth consecutive year, the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association awarded all five Scripps hospitals with the Stroke Gold Quality Achievement Award for 2023. The award recognizes hospitals that deliver high-quality, life-saving stroke care. The Joint Commission also certified our four Scripps emergency rooms as Primary Stroke Centers. This means our hospitals have the critical elements in place to achieve long-term success after stroke.


Leadership


  • For the fifth consecutive year, Scripps was named one of the “Most Wired” health systems in the nation by College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) for acute care and ambulatory organizations.


Workplace


  • Fortune magazine ranked Scripps Health No. 5 on its Best Workplaces in Health Care annual list for large health care companies.
  • Scripps Health has been named one of the top employers in the nation by Fortune magazine for the 15th time. It was the only San Diego County company to receive the honor, and one of only three health care providers to make the 100 Best Companies to Work For list this year.
  • Becker’s Healthcare ranked Scripps Health to its 2023 list of 150 top places to work in health care.
  • RogueHire, formerly Lean Human Capital, selected Scripps Health to its 2023 Elite Honor Roll program, for the fourth year in a row. Scripps is in the top 1% of 1,200 hospital recruiting organizations across the country, and one of only six health systems across the nation to achieve this recognition.

2022

Clinical quality


  • U.S. News & World Report ranked the combined programs of Scripps Green Hospital and Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla among the best in the nation in five specialties — Orthopedics (No. 13), Cardiology and Heart Surgery (No. 27), Obstetrics and Gynecology (No. 32), Gastroenterology and GI Surgery (No. 48) and Urology (No. 48) — in their annual Best Hospitals list.
  • Newsweek ranked Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla as one of the World's Best Hospitals in 2022. The list included the top 250 hospitals globally.
  • Scripps Health was named among the top 5 medium-sized US health systems in the nation by Merative, formerly IBM Watson Health, for the sixth time. Scripps is the only health provider in San Diego County to be included among a broader list covering the top 15 large, medium and small systems across the United States.
  • Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas, Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla and Scripps Mercy Hospital were recognized by Newsweek Magazine as Best Maternity Hospitals 2022.
  • For the fifth consecutive year, all five Scripps hospital campuses earned the Stroke Gold Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.
  • Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas, Scripps Green Hospital, Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla and Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego received A ratings by The Leapfrog Group, a nonprofit organization that collects and analyzes health care data for public use, in their fall 2022 report.


Leadership


  • Scripps was named one of the “Most Wired” health systems in the nation by College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) for acute care and ambulatory organizations.
  • Global Healthcare Exchange named Scripps Health to their 2022 GHX Millennium Club, which honors healthcare organizations and suppliers that achieved the highest levels of healthcare supply chain automation.


Workplace


  • Scripps Health has been named among the top employers in the nation by Fortune magazine. Fortune’s 25th annual list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For ranked Scripps at No. 87. Scripps is the only San Diego-based company to make the list.
  • Scripps Health is ranked No. 33 among the nation’s 400 Best Employers for Women by Forbes magazine.
  • symplr, a leader in enterprise healthcare operations, presented Scripps Health with the 2022 Elite Honor Roll Organization award for excellence in healthcare recruitment. Scripps was one of three organizations in the US with this distinction for 2022. Scripps was also recognized with the 2022 Raving Fan Award for Hiring Managers and 2022 Elite Honor Roll for Recruiters.
  • Scripps Health was named one of America’s top employers by People magazine and Great Place to Work, earning the No. 8 ranking in the People Companies that Care list for 2022. Scripps is the first and only San Diego company to be included in this annual listing of the country’s top 100 workplaces, now in its sixth year.
  • Forbes magazine ranked Scripps Health in its America’s Best Employers by State list.