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Awards and Recognition

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

2023

Clinical quality


  • 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.

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.


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.

2021

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 six specialties – Orthopedics (No. 11), Cardiology and Heart Surgery (No. 26), Gynecology (No. 31), Urology (No. 24), Gastroenterology and GI Surgery (No. 50) and Geriatrics (No. 50) – in their annual Best Hospitals list.
  • For the fourth consecutive year, all five Scripps hospital campuses earned the Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.


Workplace


  • Scripps Health has been named among the top employers in the nation by Fortune magazine. Fortune’s 24th annual list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For ranked Scripps at No. 76. Scripps is the only San Diego-based company to make the list.
  • Scripps Health ranked No. 8 on Fortune magazine’s 2021 list of the 28 Best Large Workplaces in Health Care.
  • The South County Economic Development Council named Chris Van Gorder and the teams at Scripps Mercy Hospital Chula Vista and Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego as their Outstanding Corporate Citizen of the Year.

2019

Clinical quality


  • U.S. News & World Report ranked the combined programs of Scripps Green Hospital and Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla No. 1 in the San Diego region and are among the best in the nation eight specialties – Gynecology (No. 22), Diabetes and Endocrinology (No. 31), Pulmonology (No. 12), Cardiology and Heart Surgery (No. 29), Gastroenterology and GI Surgery (No. 25), Orthopedics (No. 11), Geriatrics (No. 36), Neurology and Neurosurgery (No. 48) – in their annual Best Hospitals list.
  • Scripps La Jolla was named among the top 100 hospitals in the nation by IBM Watson Health for the fourth consecutive year.
  • Scripps Clinic was designated a center of excellence by the Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Association, becoming the first location in San Diego County to be recognized for outstanding treatment of this common genetic disease.
  • The Integrated Healthcare Association (IHA) recognized Scripps Clinic Medical Group for providing high-quality care to Medicare Advantage patients for the third consecutive year. The statewide nonprofit highlights high-value, integrated care that improves quality and affordability for patients.


Leadership


  • Scripps was named one of the “Most Wired” health systems in the nation by CHIME.


Workplace